Michael E. Benros
University of Copenhagen
EpidemiologyPsychiatryInternal medicineDanishRate ratioPediatricsCohort studyImmunologyHazard ratioAutoimmune diseaseDepression (differential diagnoses)DiseaseComorbidityMEDLINEPsychosisPopulationProportional hazards modelRisk factorMedicineCohortSchizophreniaMeta-analysis
Publications 141
#1Artemis H. Bunyoz (Copenhagen University Hospital)
#2Rune H. B. Christensen (Copenhagen University Hospital)H-Index: 3
Last. Michael E. Benros (AU: Aarhus University)H-Index: 32
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OBJECTIVE To investigate vagotomy, the severance of the vagus nerve, and its association with mental disorders, as gut-brain communication partly mediated by the vagus nerve have been suggested as a risk factor. METHODS Nationwide population-based Danish register study of all individuals alive and living in Denmark during the study period 1977-2016 and who had a hospital contact for ulcer with or without vagotomy. Follow-up was until any diagnosis of mental disorders requiring hospital contact, ...
#1Ron Nudel (CMHS: Mental Health Services)H-Index: 3
#1Ron Nudel (CMHS: Mental Health Services)H-Index: 9
Last. Michael E. Benros (Lundbeck)H-Index: 32
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BACKGROUND Infections are a major disease burden worldwide. While they are caused by external pathogens, host genetics also plays a part in susceptibility to infections. Past studies have reported diverse associations between human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles and infections, but many were limited by small sample sizes and/or focused on only one infection. METHODS We performed an immunogenetic association study examining 13 categories of severe infection (bacterial, viral, central nervous sys...
#1Xueping Liu (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 6
#1Xueping Liu (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 1
Last. Michael E. Benros (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 32
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#1Benedetta Vai (UniSR: Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)H-Index: 17
#2Mario Gennaro Mazza (UniSR: Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)H-Index: 5
Last. Livia De Picker (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 8
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Background: Mental disorders may represent a risk factor for severe COVID-19. This study evaluated the risk of COVID-19 mortality, hospitalization, and intensive care unit (ICU) admission in patients with pre-existing mental disorders or exposure to psychopharmacological treatments. Methods: In this PRISMA-compliant systematic review and meta-analysis (PROSPERO-CRD42021233984), we searched Web of Science, PsycINFO, Cochrane, PubMed, and Ovid/PsycINFO databases through March 5, 2021 for studies r...
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#1Katherine L. Musliner (Lundbeck)H-Index: 13
#2Klaus Kaae AndersenH-Index: 41
Last. Nis P. Suppli (Lundbeck)H-Index: 8
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BACKGROUND In this study, we examined the relationship between polygenic liability for depression and number of stressful life events (SLEs) as risk factors for early-onset depression treated in inpatient, outpatient or emergency room settings at psychiatric hospitals in Denmark. METHODS Data were drawn from the iPSYCH2012 case-cohort sample, a population-based sample of individuals born in Denmark between 1981 and 2005. The sample included 18 532 individuals who were diagnosed with depression b...
#1Teodor T. Postolache (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 50
#2Michael E. Benros (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 32
Last. Lisa A. Brenner (Anschutz Medical Campus)H-Index: 40
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#1Livia De PickerH-Index: 8
#2Benedetta VaiH-Index: 17
Last. Marion LeboyerH-Index: 120
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#1Nina Vindegaard (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 2
#2Liselotte Petersen (Lundbeck)H-Index: 31
Last. Michael Eriksen Benros (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Background Infectious mononucleosis is a clinical diagnosis characterized by fever, sore throat, lymph node enlargement and often prolonged fatigue, most commonly caused by Epstein-Barr virus infection. Previous studies have indicated that infectious mononucleosis can be followed by depression; however, large-scale studies are lacking. We used nationwide registry data to investigate the association between infectious mononucleosis and subsequent depression in this first large-scale stud...
#1Brian A. Fallon (Columbia University)H-Index: 39
#2Rune H. B. Christensen (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 3
Last. Michael E. Benros (Centre for Mental Health)H-Index: 1
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#1L. De Picker (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 1
#1Livia De Picker (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 8
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