Britt Morthorst. PhD

Position: Post doc

Education: PhD MHS

Mobil / Cell (+45) 27 52 10 85

Profile on ​​ResearchGate:

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Research interests:

Randomized clinical trials investigating assertive outreach and suicide prevention interventions. Epidemiological studies and effect studies on suicide preventive initiatives such as means restriction; In primary investigator of the evaluation of the Danish pack size restriction of mild analgesics sold as over-the-counter drugs implemented 30th September 2013.


Britt Reuter Morthorst, Annette Erlangsen, Manon Chaine, Frank Eriksson, Keith Hawton, Kim Dalhoff, Merete Nordentoft, Restriction of non-opioid analgesics sold over-the-counter in Denmark: a national study of impact on poisonings, Journal of Affective Disorders;

Britt Reuter Morthorst, Lars Mehlum, Sigurdur P Pàlsson, Charlotte Mühlmann, Yngve Hammerlin, Trine Madsen, Merete Nordentoft, Annette Erlangsen, Suicide Rates in Nordic Prisons 2000-2016. Arch Suicide Res, 2020 Apr 6;1-11. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2020.1746943. Online ahead of print.

Morthorst B. R., Erlangsen, Nordentoft M, Keith Hawton, Lotte Christine Groth Hoegberg, Kim Peder Dalhoff. Availability of paracetamol sold over-the-counter in Europe: a descriptive cross-sectional international survey. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 2018 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/bcpt.12959.

Morthorst BR, Erlangsen A, Dalhoff KP, Nordentoft M. En ung kvindes selvmord. Ugeskr Laeger. 2017 Jul 24;179(30). pii: V69174. Danish. No abstract available. PMID: 28789762

Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevent​​​ion – DRISP
Forskningsheden, Psykiatrisk Center København
Kildegaardsvej 28, Opg. 15, 4. sal
DK-2900 Hellerup