Publications and presentations

Publications and presentations, DanFunD Study

Completed PhD Projects 

Marie H. Eliasen

Somatic symptom profiles in the general Danish population - A step towards a new delimitation of functional somatic syndromes. Thesis defended at Frederiksberg Hospital, April 2018

Chalotte H. Poulsen

Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and mental vulnerability in the general population - Consequences for the individual and society. Thesis defended at Frederiksberg Hospital, May 2018

Marie W. Petersen
Functional somatic symptoms and syndromes in the Danish population, Aarhus, August 2019


Master's thesis

Signe Ulfbeck Schovsbo

Social position and functional somatic disorders. The DanFunD Study, medical studies, University of Copenhagen, 2020

Christian Berthou Sivertsen

Immune markers relation to functional disorders in the Danish population: The DanFunD Study, Master of Engineering, DTU, Technical University of Denmark, 2020

Original articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Poulsen CH, Falgaard Eplov L, Hjorthøj C, Eliasen M, Frost Ebstrup J, Skovbjerg S, Schröder A, Jørgensen T. Gastrointestinal symptoms related to the irritable bowel syndrome - a longitudinal population-based register study. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2016;51(4):420-6. 
     
  2. Eliasen M, Kreiner S, Ebstrup JF, Poulsen CH, Lau CJ, Skovbjerg S, Fink PK, Jørgensen T. Somatic Symptoms: Prevalence, Co-Occurrence and Associations with Self-Perceived Health and Limitations Due To Physical Health - A Danish Population-Based Study. PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0150664.
     
  3. Skovbjerg S, Jørgensen T, Arendt-Nielsen L, Ebstrup JF, Carstensen T, Graven-Nielsen T. Conditioned pain modulation and pressure pain sensitivity in the adult Danish general population: The DanFunD study. J Pain. 2017 Mar;18(3):274-284.
     
  4. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants. The Lancet 2017, Jan 7;389(10064):37-55.
     
  5. Dantoft TM, Ebstrup JF, Linneberg A, Skovbjerg S, Madsen AL, Mehlsen J, Brinth L, Eplow LF, Carstensen TW, Schröder A, Fink PK, Mortensen EL, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Jørgensen T. Cohort description: The Danish study of Functional Disorders. Clin Epidemiol. 2017 Feb 23;9:127-139.
     
  6. Poulsen CH, Eplov LF, Hjorthøj C, Eliasen M, Skovbjerg S, Dantoft TM, Schröder A, Jørgensen T. Irritable bowel symptoms and the development of common mental disorders and functional somatic syndromes identified in secondary care – a long-term, population-based study. Clin Epidemiol. 2017 Jul 31;9:393-402.
     
  7. Eliasen M, Jørgensen T, Schröder A, Dantoft TM, Fink P, Poulsen CH, Johansen NB, Eplov LF, Skovbjerg S, Kreiner S. Somatic symptom profiles in the general population: a latent class analysis in a Danish population-based health survey. Clin Epidemiol. 2017 Aug 23;9:421-433.
     
  8. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults. Lancet. 2017 Dec 16;390(10113):2627-2642.
     
  9. Thyssen JP, Hamann CR, Linneberg A, Dantoft TM, Skov L, Gislason GH, Wu JJ, Egeberg A. Atopic dermatitis is associated with anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation, but not with psychiatric hospitalization or suicide. Allergy. 2018 Jan;73(1):214-220.
     
  10. Allin KH, Tremaroli V, Caesar R, Jensen BAH, Damgaard MTF, Bahl MI, Licht TR, Hansen TH, Nielsen T, Dantoft TM, Linneberg A, Jørgensen T, Vestergaard H, Kristiansen K, Franks PW; IMI-DIRECT consortium, Hansen T, Bäckhed F, Pedersen O. Aberrant intestinal microbiota in individuals with prediabetes. Diabetologia. 2018 Apr;61(4):810-820.
     
  11. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Jun; 47(3): 872–883i.
     
  12. Eliasen M, Schröder A, Fink P, Kreiner S, Dantoft TM, Poulsen CH, Petersen MW, Eplov LF, Skovbjerg S, Jørgensen T. A step towards a new delimitation of functional somatic syndromes: A latent class analysis of symptoms in a population-based cohort study. J Psychosom Res. 2018 May; 108:102-117.
     
  13. Andersen YMF, Egeberg A, Hamann CR, Skov L, Gislason GH, Skaaby T, Linneberg A, Thyssen JP. Poor agreement in questionnaire-based diagnostic criteria for adult atopic dermatitis is a challenge when examining cardiovascular comorbidity. Allergy. 2018 Apr;73(4):923-931.
     
  14. Grarup N, Moltke I, Andersen MK, Bjerregaard P, Larsen CVL, Dahl-Petersen IK, Jørsboe E, Tiwari HK, Hopkins SE, Wiener HW, Boyer BB, Linneberg A, Pedersen O, Jørgensen ME, Albrechtsen A, Hansen T. Identification of novel high-impact recessively inherited type 2 diabetes risk variants in the Greenlandic population. Diabetologia. 2018 Sep;61(9):2005-2015.
     
  15. Poulsen CH, Eplov LF, Hjorthøj C, Hastrup LH, Eliasen M, Dantoft TM, Schröder A, Jørgensen T. Irritable bowel symptoms, use of healthcare, costs, sickness and disability pension benefits: A long-term population-based study. Scand J Public Health. 2019 Dec;47(8):867-875.
     
  16. Petersen MW, Schröder A, Jørgensen T, Ørnbøl E, Dantoft TM, Eliasen M, Fink P. RIFD - A brief clinical research interview for functional somatic disorders and health anxiety. J Psychosom Res. 2019 Jul;122:104-111.
     
  17. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults. Nature. 2019 May;569(7755):260-264.
     
  18. Ahluwalia TS, Schulz CA, Skaaby T, Sandholm N, van Zuydam N, Charmet, R, Bork-Jensen J, Almgren P, Thuesen BH, Bedin M, Brandslund I, Christensen CK, Linneberg A, …. Hansen T. A novel rare CUBN variant and three additional genes identified in Europeans with and without diabetes: results from an exome-wide association study of albuminuria. Diabetologia. 2019 Feb;62(2):292-30.
     
  19. Udholm S, Nyboe C, Dantoft TM, Jørgensen T, Rask CU, Hjortdal VE. Small atrial septal defects are associated with psychiatric diagnoses, emotional distress, and lower educational levels. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Sep;14(5):803-810.

  20. Petersen MW, Schröder A, Jørgensen T, Ørnbøl E, Dantoft TM, Eliasen M, Carstensen TW, Falgaard Eplov L, Fink P. Prevalence of functional somatic syndromes and bodily distress syndrome in the Danish population: the DanFunD study. Scand J Public Health. 2020 Jul;48(5):567-576.

  21. Petersen MW, Schröder A, Jørgensen T, Ørnbøl E, Dantoft TM, Eliasen M, Thuesen BH, Fink P. The unifying diagnostic construct of bodily distress syndrome (BDS) was confirmed in the general population. J Psychosom Res. 2020 Jan;128:109868.

  22. Carstensen TBW, Ørnbøl E, Fink P, Jørgensen T, Dantoft TM, Madsen AL, Buhmann CCB, Eplov LF, Frostholm L. Adverse life events in the general population - a validation of the cumulative lifetime adversity measure. Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2020 Feb;10;11(1):1717824. 

  23. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol. Nature. 2020 Jun;582(7810):73-77.

  24. Carstensen TBW, Ørnbøl E, Fink P, Pedersen MM, Jørgensen T, Dantoft TM, Benros ME, Frostholm L. Detection of illness worry in the general population: A specific item on illness rumination improves the Whiteley Index. J Psychosom Res. 2020 Sep;10;138:110245.

Other articles

Jørgensen T. Kæmpe undersøgelse af funktionelle lidelser. Ugeskr Læger 2015;177(18):896 (in Danish).


Oral and Poster Presentation

International conferences/meetings

Marie Eliasen

Somatic symptom profiles in the general population: A latent class analysis in a Danish population-based health survey. Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine EAPM 2015. Nürnberg, July 2015 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Chalotte H. Poulsen

Prognosis of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome – A longitudinal follow-up study of the general population in Denmark. Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine EAPM 2015. Nürnberg, July 2015 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Torben Jørgensen

A cohort presentation of the Danish study of functional disorders (DANFUND).

International Congress of Behavioural Medicine 2016, Melbourne, Australia, December 2016 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

DanFunD - The Danish Study of Functional Disorders - A Cohort Presentation. Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine EAPM 2016. Luleå, June 2016 (accepted poster presentation)

 

Marie Eliasen

A step towards delimitation of functional somatic syndromes? A latent class analysis of a population-based cohort study to identify somatic symptom profiles. 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

The Danish study of Functional Disorders (DanFunD) - A Cohort Presentation. 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Marie W. Petersen

Functional Symptoms and Syndromes in the General Danish Population. 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Chalotte H. Poulsen

Development of mental disorders and functional somatic syndromes among persons reporting symptoms related to the irritable bowel syndrome – a population based study. 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Per Fink and Torben Jørgensen

Carus Master Class "Backstage of an epidemiological study on functional disorders" 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (invited speakers)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

The Danish Study of Functional Disorder - The DanFunD study. Carus Master Class "Backstage of an epidemiological study on functional disorders" 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (invited speaker)

 

Marie W. Petersen

What are we studying? Carus Master Class "Backstage of an epidemiological study on functional disorders" 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Barcelona, June 2017 (invited speaker)

 

Marie Eliasen

A step towards delimitation of functional somatic syndromes? A latent class analysis to identify somatic symptom profiles in the general population. NordicEpi. Lund, September 2017 (accepted poster presentation)

 

Torben Jørgensen and Francis Creed

Symposium: Epidemiology of the functional somatic syndromes: studies in the Netherlands and Denmark. 6th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Verona, June 2018 (invited moderators)

 

Marie W. Petersen

Characteristics of functional somatic syndromes and bodily distress syndrome in the general Danish population – The DanFund study. 6th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Verona, June 2018 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

Sympathetic predominance of the autonomic nervous system in functional somatic syndromes. The DanFunD study. 6th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Verona, June 2018 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Marie Eliasen

Risk factors and characteristics of eight somatic symptom profiles derived by latent class analysis in the DanFunD study. 6th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Verona, June 2018 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Torben Jørgensen

Conditioned pain modulation and pain sensitivity in functional somatic syndromes. The DanFunD study. 6th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Verona, June 2018 (accepted poster presentation)

 

Chalotte H. Poulsen

Irritable bowel symptoms, healthcare costs and labor market attachment – a long-term population-based study. 6th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Verona, Italien, June 2018 (accepted poster presentation)

 

Marie W. Petersen

Functional somatic syndromes and bodily distress syndrome in the general Danish population – The DanFunD study (Data from a clinical diagnostic inter - view). 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, ICBM 2018. Santiago, Chile, November 2018 (accepted poster presentation)

 

Per Fink

Characteristics of functional somatic syndromes and bodily distress syndrome in the general Danish population–The DanFunD study. 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, ICBM 2018. Santiago, Chile, November 2018 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Tina Carstensen

Adverse life events - A cross-cultural validation of the Cumulative Lifetime Adversity Measure in the general population. 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, ICBM 2018. Santiago, Chile, November 2018 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

The Danish study of Functional Disorders - The DanFunD Study. Cohort introduction and selected characteristics of cases with functional somatic syndromes; Prevalence, lifestyle factor and autonomic regulation. 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, ICBM 2018. Santiago, Chile, November 2018 (accepted oral presentation)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

Large population-based studies in Sweden, Finland and Denmark. The Hoffman Symposium on Chemical Intolerance - Chemical Intolerances: A Way Forward, Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation, Dallas, USA, March 2019 (invited speaker)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

Multiple chemical sensitivity in the general population: Socioeconomic status and lifestyle characteristics – and why screening for comorbid functional somatic syndromes is important. 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Rotterdam, June 2019 (oral presentation)

 

Torben Jørgensen

Somatic aspects of depressive disorders: pivots of understanding symptoms and improving treatments. 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine – EAPM. Rotterdam, June 2019 (oral presentation)


Danish national conferences/meetings

Torben Jørgensen

[Data fra DanFunD: Dristige hypoteser afprøves i verdenshistoriens største kortlægning af funktionelle lidelser. Vi løfter sløret for de første resultater – og antyder de muligheder, der venter om næste hjørne]. TrygFonden conference [Funktionelle lidelser – rykker kommunerne?] Copenhagen, April 2015 (invited oral presentation)

 

Torben Jørgensen and Thomas M. Dantoft

[DanFunD - En epidemiologisk undersøgelse af funktionelle lidelser.] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases - 10 years perspective. Copenhagen, May 2016 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen

Chronic pain in the general population – The DanFunD study (Danish Study on Functional Disorders). DANBIO – 15 years. Copenhagen, September 2016 (invited lecturer)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

[Duft- og kemikalieoverfølsomhed og DanFunD-studiet.] Danish Nutrition therapists' annual updating course, Copenhagen, January 2017 (invited lecturer)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

DanFunD revisited. TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases: Understanding in sight? Copenhagen, May 2017 (invited lecturer)

 

Marie W. Petersen, Andreas Schröder, and Marie Eliasen

[Epidemiologi for viderekomne. Hvor mange har funktionelle lidelser? Hvad ved vi om de ramte? Hvor godt passer symptomprofilerne med klassiske diagnoser og Bodily Distress Syndrome?] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases: Understanding in sight? Copenhagen, May 2017 (invited lecturers)

 

Marie W. Petersen and Marie Eliasen

[Kulegravning af symptommønstrene – ikke alt er ved det gamle.] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases – Can they be taken in adolescence? Copenhagen, April 2018 (invited lecturers)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

[Funktionelle lidelser og det autonome nervesystem – nye fund i DanFunD.] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases – Can they be taken in adolescence? Copenhagen, April 2018 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen

[Determinanter til funktionelle lidelser – hvilke svar kan base-line undersøgelsen og genundersøgelsen give?] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases – Can they be taken in adolescence? Copenhagen, April 2018 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen and Louise Brinth

[Har vi ledt godt nok efter biologiske forklaringer?] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases – Functional diseases: It sprouts everywhere! Copenhagen, May 2019 (invited lecturers)

 

Marie W Petersen

[Diagnosen som faglig spændetrøje.] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases – Functional diseases: It sprouts everywhere! Copenhagen, May 2019 (invited lecturer)

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

[Mange duft- og kemikalieoverfølsomme har det udmærket!] TrygFonden seminar on functional diseases – Functional diseases: It sprouts everywhere! Copenhagen, May 2019 (invited lecturer)

 

Local meetings

Charlotte H. Poulsen

DanFunD, Danish study of functional disorders. Highlights for clinicians, Psychiatric Center Copenhagen, Bispebjerg, May 2014 (invited oral presentation)

 

Charlotte H. Poulsen

Functional Somatic Symptoms - Consequences both for individuals and society, GRASPH summer school, University of Copenhagen, May 2014 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen

DanFunD: The Framingham Study for functional disorders? The Research Clinic for Functional Disorders (FFL) 15 years anniversary and Prof. Per Finks 60th birthday. Aarhus, May 2014 (invited lecturer)

 

Charlotte H. Poulsen

[Funktionelle Somatiske Symptomer - Konsekvenser for individ og samfund.] DanFunD seminar. Copenhagen, June 2014 (invited oral presentation)

 

Marie Eliasen

[Gruppering af symptomer i den almene befolkning - Et skridt nærmere en afgrænsning af funktionelle lidelser?] DanFunD seminar. Copenhagen, June 2014 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen

[DanFunD – en epidemiologisk undersøgelse af funktionelle lidelser.] Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment. Copenhagen, February 2015 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen and Thomas M. Dantoft

The DanFunD study - Danish Study of Functional Disorders. Danish Health Authority, Copenhagen, June 2017 (invited lecturers)

 

Torben Jørgensen

The DanFunD study - Danish Study of Functional Disorders. Social medicine unit, Frederiksberg, August 2017 (invited lecturer)

 

Torben Jørgensen, Lene Falgaard Eplov, and Per Fink

DanFunD studiet - Danish Study of Functional Disorders. Danish Health Authority, Copenhagen, February 2018 (invited lecturers)

 

Torben Jørgensen

Danish Study of Functional Disorders - DanFunD. Danish Health Authority, Copenhagen, May 2019 (invited lecturer)

 

Per Fink

[Hvor er området "functional somatic disorders" (FSD) på vej hen?] 10 year anniversary for DanFunD (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Andreas Schröder

[Kender vi årsagerne til funktionelle lidelser?] 10 year anniversary for DanFunD (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Torben Jørgensen

[Introduktion til DanFunD; verdens største epidemiologiske studie med specifik fokus på afdækning af FSD.] 10 year anniversary (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Marie W Petersen

[Afgrænsning, overlap og hyppighed af funktionelle lidelser.] 10 year anniversary for DanFunD (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Louise Brinth and Torben Jørgensen

[Somatiske faktorer og funktionelle lidelser.] 10 year anniversary for DanFunD (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Lisbeth Frostholm and Tina Carstensen

[Mentale faktorer og funktionelle lidelser.] 10 year anniversary for DanFunD (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Betina H. Thuesen

[Sociale faktorer og funktionelle lidelser.] 10 year anniversary for DanFunD (Danish Study of Functional Disorders), Glostrup, August 2019

 

Thomas M. Dantoft

[Duft og Kemikalieoverfølsomhed og DanFunD-studiet.] Friday seminar, Center for Complex Symptoms, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, August 2020


Events and Meetings

Jeanette Ebstrup

DanFunD Research seminar, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen, June, 2014
 

Thomas Dantoft/Torben Jørgensen

DanFunD Research seminar, Center for Clinical Research and Prevention, Copenhagen April 2018

Awards

Thomas M. Dantoft

EAPM Travel Award to Younger Researchers. DanFunD - The Danish Study of Functional Disorders - A Cohort Presentation - European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine conference - EAPM, Luleaa, June 2016 

 

Chalotte C. Poulsen

EAPM Travel Award to Younger Researchers. Development of mental disorders and functional somatic syndromes among persons reporting symptoms related to the irritable bowel syndrome – a population-based study. European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine conference - EAPM, Barcelona, June 2017

 

Marie W. Petersen

EAPM Travel Award to Younger Researchers. Characteristics of functional somatic syndromes and bodily distress syndrome in the general Danish population – The DanFund study. European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine conference - EAPM, Verona, June 2018

 

Thomas M Dantoft

Lundbeck Foundation Travel grant. The Danish study of Functional Disorders - The DanFunD Study. Cohort introduction and selected characteristics of cases with functional somatic syndromes; Prevalence, lifestyle factor and autonomic regulation. 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, ICBM 2018. Santiago, Chile. November 2018 

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