• Andreasson, K; Krogh, J; Bech, P; Frandsen, H; Buus, N; Stanley, B; Kerkhof, A; Nordentoft, M; Erlangsen, A. (2017) MYPLAN –mobile phone application to manage crisis of persons at risk of suicide: a multi-center, randomized clinical trial. Trials

  • Erlangsen A,  Runeson B, Bolton JM, Wilcox HC, Forman LJ, Krogh J, Shear MK, Nordentoft M, Conwell Y. (2017) Consequences of spousal suicide: a longitudinal and nationwide study of mental, physical, and social health outcomes. JAMA Psychiatry.

  • Madsen, T; Erlangsen, A; Nordentoft, M. (2017) Risk estimates related to psychiatric inpatient suicide: an overview. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14; 253. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14030253

  • Mühlmann C, Madsen T, Hjorthøj CR, Kerkhof A, Nordentoft M, Erlangsen A. (2017). The Self-help Online against Suicidal Thoughts (SOS) Trial –study protocol for a Danish randomized wait-list controlled trial for people with suicidal thoughts. Trials 18; 45. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-1794-x

  • Østergaard ML, Nordentoft M, Hjorthøj C. (2017) Associations between substance use disorders and suicide or suicide attempts in people with mental illness: A Danish nationwide, prospective, register-based study of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, unipolar depression or personality disorder. Addiction. 2017 Feb 13. DOI: 10.1111/add.13788.


  • Madsen T, van Spijker B, Karstoft KI, Nordentoft M, Kerkhof AJ. (2016) Trajectories of Suicidal Ideation in People Seeking Web-Based Help for Suicidality: Secondary Analysis of a Dutch Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res. 18(6):e178. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5904.

  • Nordentoft M. (2016) Listen to the patient: challenges in the evaluation of the risk of suicidal behaviour. Acta Psychiatr Scand 133(4):255-6. DOI: 10.1111/acps.12574.

  • Andreasson K, Krogh J, Wenneberg C, Jessen HK, Krakauer K, Gluud C, Thomsen RR, Randers L, Nordentoft M. (2016) Effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy versus collaborative assessment and management of suicidality treatment for reduction of self-harm in adults with borderline personality traits and disorder-a randomized observer-blinded clinical trial. Depress Anxiety 33(6):520-30. DOI: 10.1002/da.22472.

  • Nordentoft M, Madsen T, Erlangsen A. (2016) Editorial: You seldom get a second chance with a gunshot. American Journal of Psychiatry 173; 1069-70. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.16080943

  • Nordentoft M, Erlangsen A, Madsen T.  (2016) Editorial: Post discharge suicides – nightmare and disgrace. JAMA Psychiatry 73; 1113-4. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.2010

  • Birkbak J, Stuart EA, Lind BD, Qin P, Stenager E, Larsen KJ, Wang AG, Nielsen AC, Pedersen CM, Winsløv JH, Langhoff C, Mühlmann C, Nordentoft M, Erlangsen A. (2016) Psychosocial therapy and causes of death after deliberate self-harm: a register-based, nationwide multicentre study using propensity score matching. Psychological Medicine 46; 3419-27.  DOI: 10.1017/S0033291716001872

  • Fjeldsted R, Teasdale TW, Jensen M, Erlangsen A. (2016) Suicide in relation to the experience of stressful life events: a population-based study. Archives of Suicide Research. DOI: 10.1080/13811118.2016.1259596

  • Conway PM, Erlangsen A, Teasdale T, Jakobsen IS, Larsen KJ (2016) Predictive validity of the Columbia-Suicide Severity rating scale for short-term suicidal behavior: a Danish study of adolescents at a high risk of suicide. Archives of Suicide Research. DOI: 10.1080/13811118.2016.1222318

  • Lund-Sørensen H, Benros ME, Madsen T, Sørensen HJ, Eaton WW, Postolache TT Nordentoft M, Erlangsen A (2016) A nationwide cohort study of the association between hospitalization with infection and risk of death by suicide. Jama Psychiatry 73(9); 912-19. DOI:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.1594

  • Morthorst BR, Søgaard B, Nordentoft M, Erlangsen A (2016) Incidence rates of deliberate self-harm in Denmark during 1994-2011: a nationwide register study. Crisis 37; 256-64. DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000391

  • Fedyszyn IE, Erlangsen A, Hjorthøj C, Madsen T, Nordentoft M (2016) Repeated suicide attempts and suicide among individuals with a first emergency department contact for attempted suicide: A prospective, nationwide, Danish register-based study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 77; 832-40. DOI: 10.4088/JCP.15m09793.

  • Erlangsen A & Nordentoft M (2016) Comment: Psychosocial therapy for people at risk of suicide. Lancet Psychiatry 3; 494-5. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(16)30021-9

  • Verrocchio MC,  Carrozzino D,  Marchetti, Andreasson, Fulcheri M, Bech P.  (2016) Mental Pain and Suicide: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Front Psychiatry  7: 108. doi:  10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00108.


  • Nordentoft M, Madsen T, Fedyszyn I. (2015) Suicidal behavior and mortality in first-episode psychosis. J Nerv Ment Dis 203(5):387-92. DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000296.

  • Larsen JLS, Frandsen H, Erlangsen A. (2015) MYPLAN – A mobile phone application for supporting people at risk of suicide. Crisis 37; 236-40. DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000371

  • Fässberg MF, Cheuny G, Canetto SS, Erlangsen A, Lapierre S, Lindner R, Draper B, Gallo JJ, Wong C, Wu J, Duberstein P, Waern W. (2015) A systematic review of physical illness, functional disability and suicidal behaviour among older adults. Aging and Mental Health 20; 166-94. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1083945

  • Shah A, Bhat R, Zarate-Escudero S,  De Leo D, Erlangsen A. (2015) Suicide rates in five-year age-bands after the age of 60 years: the international landscape. Aging and Mental Health 20; 131-8. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1055552

  • Hjorthøj C, Østergaard MLD, Benros ME, Toftdahl NG, Erlangsen  A, Andersen JT, Nordentoft M (2015) Associations between cannabis, alcohol, and substance use disorders on all-cause and cause specific mortality in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or unipolar depression  – A nationwide, prospective, register-based study: Lancet Psychiatry 2; 801–8. DOI:10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00207-2.

  • Erlangsen A, Stenager E, Conwell Y (2015) Physical diseases as predictors of suicide in older adults: a nationwide, register-based cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 50; 1427-39. DOI: 10.1007/s00127-015-1051-0

  • Erlangsen A, Fedyszyn I. (2015) Danish nationwide registers for public health and health-related research. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 43; 333-9. DOI: 10.1177/1403494815575193

  • Erlangsen A, Lind BD, Stuart EA, Qin P, Stenager E, Larsen KJ, Wang AG, Hvid M, Nielsen AC, Pedersen CM, Winsløv JH, Langhoff C, Mühlmann C, Nordentoft M. (2015) Short-term and long-term effects of psychosocial therapy for people after deliberate self-harm: a register-based, nationwide multicentre study using propensity score matching. Lancet Psychiatry 2; 47-58. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(14)00083-2

  • Andreasson K .(2015) Dialectical behaviour therapy with skills training seems to be more effective in reducing non-suicidal self-injury. Evidence-based mental health 18(4). doi: 10.1136/eb-2015-102139


  • Nordentoft M, Laursen TM. (2014) Was risk of suicide underestimated? JAMA Psychiatry 71(6):716. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.148.

  • Andreasson K, Krogh J, Rosenbaum B, Gluud C, Jobes DA, Nordentoft M. (2014) The DiaS trial: dialectical behavior therapy versus collaborative assessment and management of suicidality on self-harm in patients with a recent suicide attempt and borderline personality disorder traits – study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 May 29;15:194. DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-194.

  • Hjorthøj CR, Madsen T, Agerbo E, Nordentoft M. (2014) Risk of suicide according to level of psychiatric treatment: a nationwide nested case-control study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49(9):1357-65. DOI: 10.1007/s00127-014-0860-x.

  • Shah A & Erlangsen A. (2014) Editorial: Suicide in older people: some forgotten avenues. Crisis 35; 365-7. DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000297

  • Shah A, Zarate-Escudero S,  Bhat R, De Leo D, Erlangsen A. (2014) Suicide in centenarians: the international landscape. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 26;1-6. DOI: 10.1017/S1041610214001112

  • Pitman A, Osborn D, King M, Erlangsen A. (2014) Effects of suicide bereavement on mental health and suicide risk. Lancet Psychiatry 1; 86-94. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(14)70224-X

  • Erlangsen A. (2013) Media guidelines on suicide reporting: Opportunities and Challenges. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 128; 316–7. DOI: 10.1111/acps.12132.

  • Madsen T, Karstoft KI, Bertelsen M, Andersen SB (2014). Postdeployment suicidal ideations and trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorder in Danish soldiers: a 3-year follow-up of the USPER study. J Clin Psychiatry 75 (9), 994-1000. DOI: 10.4088/JCP.13m08910


  • Nielsen SF, Hjorthoj CR, Erlangsen A, Nordentoft M. (2013) Suicide and unintentional injury mortality among homeless people: a Danish nationwide register-based cohort study. European Journal of Public Health 24; 50-6. DOI:10.1093/eurpub/ckt025.

  • Titelman D, Oskarsson H, Wahlbeck K, Nordentoft M, Mehlum L, Jiang G-X, Erlangsen A, Nrugham L, Wasserman D. (2013) Suicide mortality trends in the Nordic countries 1980-2009. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry 67; 414-23. DOI: 10.3109/08039488.2012.752036

  • Erlangsen A, Conwell Y. (2013) Age-related response to redeemed antidepressants measured by completed suicide in older adults: a nationwide cohort study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22; 25-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.08.008

  • Bolton JM, Au W, Leslie WD, Martens PJ, Enns MW, Roos LL, Katz LY, Wilcox HC, Erlangsen A, Chateau D, Wald R, Spiwak R, Seguin M, Shear K, Sareen J. (2013) Parents Bereaved by Offspring Suicide: A Population-Based Longitudinal Case-Control Study. JAMA Psychiatry 70; 158-67. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.275

  • Madsen T, Nordentoft M. (2013) Changes in inpatient and postdischarge suicide rates in a nationwide cohort of Danish psychiatric inpatients, 1998-2005. J Clin Psychiatry 74(12):e1190-4. DOI: 10.4088/JCP.13m08656.

  • Madsen T, Agerbo E, Mortensen PB, Nordentoft M. (2013) Deliberate self-harm before psychiatric admission and risk of suicide: survival in a Danish national cohort. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48(9):1481-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00127-013-0690-2.

  • Wang AG, Koefoed P, Jacoby AS, Woldbye D, Rasmussen HB, Timm S, Dam H, Jakobsen KD, Nordentoft M, Jürgens G, Sorensen HJ, Garsdal O, Hvid M, Werge T. (2013) Neuropeptide Y genes and suicidal behaviour among schizophrenic patients. Psychiatr Genet 23(3):139-40. DOI: 10.1097/YPG.0b013e32835d70ed.

  • Hedeland RL, Jørgensen MH, Teilmann G, Thiesen LR, Valentiner M, Iskandar A, Morthorst B, Andersen J. Childhood suicide attempts with acetaminophen in Denmark: characteristics, social behaviour, trends and risk factors. Scand J Public Health. 2013 May;41(3):240-6. DOI: 10.1177/1403494812474122.


  • Morthorst B, Krogh J, Erlangsen A, Alberdi F, Nordentoft M. (2012) The AID-trial (Assertive Intervention after Deliberate self-harm): a randomised, clinical trial investigating the effect of assertive outreach versus standard treatment in patients with recent suicide attempt. British Medical Journal 345; e4972. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e4972

  • Fässberg, M.F; Van Orden, K.; Duberstein, P.; Erlangsen, A.; Lapierre, S.; Bodner,E.; Canetto, S.S.; De Leo, D.; Szanto, K.; Waern,W. (2012) A systematic review of social factors and suicidal behavior in older adulthood. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 9; 722-45. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph9030722

  • Erlangsen, A.; Eaton, W.W.; Mortensen, P.B.; Conwell, Y. (2012) Schizophrenia – a predictor of suicide during the second half of life? Schizophrenia Research 134; 111-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2011.09.032

  • Madsen T, Nordentoft M. (2012) Suicidal changes in patients with first episode psychosis: clinical predictors of increasing suicidal tendency in the early treatment phase. Early Interv Psychiatry 6(3):292-9. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7893.2011.00284.x.

  • Nordentoft M, Mortensen PB, Pedersen CB. (2011) Absolute risk of suicide after first hospital contact in mental disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Oct;68(10):1058-64. DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.113.

  • Madsen T, Agerbo E, Mortensen PB, Nordentoft M (2012). Predictors of psychiatric inpatient suicide: a national prospective register-based study. J Clin Psychiatry ;73(2):144-51. DOI: 10.4088/JCP.10m06473