Britt Reuter Morthorst

Ph.D.-student

​Address:
Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevent​​​ion - DRISP
Mental Health Center Copenhagen
Kildegaardsvej 28, Opg. 15, 4. sal
DK-2900 Hellerup
Denmark

Tel: +45 27 52 10 85
E-mail: britt.reuter.morthorst@regionh.dk

 

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. 

Publications

Morthorst B, Soegaard B, Nordentoft M Erlangsen A. Incidence rates of deliberate self-harm in Denmark during 1994-2011: a nationwide register study. Crisis 2016, DOI:10.1027/0227-5910/a000391.

Morthorst B, Krogh J, Erlangsen A, Alberdi F, Nordentoft M., Effect of assertive outreach after suicide attempt in the AID (assertive intervention for deliberate self-harm) trial: randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2012 Aug 22;345:e4972. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e4972.

Morthorst B., Nordentoft M., Unge med Selvmordsforsøg og Behandling, Publikationen er nr. 3 af i alt 5, som formidler resultaterne af forskningsprojektet 'Forandringens Omveje og Genveje, udarbejdet for Servicestyrrelsen. 

Jensen KB, Morthorst BR, Vendsborg PB, Hjorthøj C, Nordentoft M, Effectiveness of Mental Health First Aid training in Denmark: a randomized trial in waitlist design. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2016 Apr;51(4):597-606. doi: 10.1007/s00127-016-1176-9. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Christensen TN, Nielsen IG, Stenager E, Morthorst BR, Lindschou J, Nordentoft M, Eplov LF Individual Placement and Support supplemented with cognitive remediation and work-related social skills training in Denmark: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Jun 21;16:280. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0792-0. PMID: 26093636

Jensen KB, Morthorst BR, Vendsborg PB, Hjorthøj CR, Nordentoft M. The effect of the mental health first-aid training course offered employees in Denmark: study protocol for a randomized waitlist-controlled superiority trial mixed with a qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry. 2015 Apr 14;15:80. doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0466-1.PMID: 25884517

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. January 28, 2013, doi: 0.1177/140349481247412

Thøgersen MH, Morthorst BM, Nordentoft M. Assertive community treatment vs. standard treatment for severe psychotic illness in Denmark: A quasi-experimental trial. January 2016, in press Nordic J Psychiatry .

Thogersen MH, Morthorst B, Nordentoft M. Perceptions of coercion in the community: a qualitative study of patients in a Danish assertive community treatment team. Psychiatr Q, 2010: 81: 35-47. doi: 10.1007/s11126-009-9115-5​


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