Karsten Thielen

Karsten Thielen

Clinical Associate Professor


  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Inequalities in extending working lives beyond age 60 in Canada, Denmark, Sweden and England-By gender, level of education and health

    McAllister, A., Bodin, T., Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik, Harber-Aschan, L., Barr, B., Bentley, L., Liao, Q., Jensen, Natasja Koitzsch, Andersen, Ingelise, Chen, W., Thielen, Karsten, Mustard, C., Diderichsen, Finn, Whitehead, M. & Burström, B., 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 8, 12 p., e0234900.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. E-pub ahead of print

    The impact of longstanding illness and common mental disorder on competing employment exits routes in older working age: A longitudinal data-linkage study in Sweden

    Harber-Aschan, L., Chen, W., McAllister, A., Jensen, Natasja Koitzsch, Thielen, Karsten, Andersen, Ingelise, Diderichsen, Finn, Barr, B. & Burström, B., 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 2, e0229221.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. 2019
  5. Published

    Too sick to work, too healthy to qualify: a cross-country analysis of the effect of changes to disability benefits

    Jensen, Natasja Koitzsch, Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik, Andersen, Ingelise, Thielen, Karsten, McAllister, A., Burström, B., Barr, B., Whitehead, M. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2019, In : Journal of epidemiology and community health. 73, 8, p. 717-722 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2018
  7. Published

    Too sick to work too healthy to qualify: a cross country comparison of the effect of changes to disability benefits

    Jensen, Natasja Koitzsch, Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik, Andersen, Ingelise, Thielen, Karsten, McAllister, A., Burström, B. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2018, In : European Journal of Public Health. 28, Supplement 4, p. 279 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  8. 2017
  9. Published

    Social inequality in functional limitations and workability for people with musculoskeletal pain

    Jensen, Natasja Koitzsch, Thielen, Karsten, Andersen, Ingelise, Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik, Burström, B., Nylén, L., McAllister, A. & Diderichsen, Finn, 1 Nov 2017, In : European Journal of Public Health. 27, Supplement 3, p. 474-474 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearch

  10. Published

    Job mobility and health in the Danish workforce

    Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Nygaard, E., Holm, A. L., Thielen, Karsten & Diderichsen, Finn, 1 Feb 2017, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 45, 1, p. 57-63 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Return to work after cancer and pre-cancer job dissatisfaction

    Heinesen, E., Kolodziejczyk, C., Ladenburg, J., Andersen, Ingelise & Thielen, Karsten, 2017, In : Applied Economics. 49, 49, p. 4982-4998 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. 2016
  13. Published

    How do macro-level contexts and policies affect the employment chances of chronically ill and disabled people? The impact of recession and deindustrialization

    Holland, P., Burström, B., Whitehead, M., Diderichsen, Finn, Dahl, E., Barr, B., Nylén, L., Chen, W. H., Thielen, Karsten, van der Wel, K. A., Clayton, S. & Uppal, S., 5 Dec 2016, The Financial and Economic Crises and Their Impact on Health and Social Well-Being. Navarro, V. & Muntane, C. (eds.). 1 ed. New York: Taylor and Francis/Routledge, p. 256-276 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  14. 2015
  15. Published

    Do 'flexicurity' Policies Work for People With Low Education and Health Problems? A Comparison of Labour Market Policies and Employment Rates in Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom 1990-2010

    McAllister, A., Nylén, L., Backhans, M., Boye, K., Thielen, Karsten, Whitehead, M. & Burström, B., Oct 2015, In : International Journal of Health Services. 45, 4, p. 679-705 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Cancer stage, comorbidity, and socioeconomic differences in the effect of cancer on labour market participation: a danish register-based follow-up study

    Thielen, Karsten, Kolodziejczyk, C., Andersen, Ingelise, Heinesen, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 1 Jun 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 6, p. 1-11 11 p., e0128621.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Social Adversity and Regional Differences in Prescribing of ADHD Medication for School-Age Children

    Wallach-Kildemoes, Helle, Skovgaard, A. M., Thielen, Karsten, Pottegård, A. & Mortensen, Laust Hvas, Jun 2015, In : Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 36, 5, p. 330-341 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Low socioeconomic status and lung function

    Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Thielen, Karsten, Pressler, T., Olesen, H. V. & Diggle, P. J., 1 Mar 2015, In : European Respiratory Journal. 45, 3, p. 857-858 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    The effect of breast cancer on personal income three years after diagnosis by cancer stage and education: a register-based cohort study among Danish females

    Andersen, Ingelise, Kolodziejczyk, C., Thielen, Karsten, Heinesen, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 31 Jan 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, p. 1-8 8 p., 50.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. 2014
  21. Published

    Low socioeconomic status is associated with worse lung function in the Danish cystic fibrosis population

    Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Thielen, Karsten, Pressler, T., Olesen, H. V., Diderichsen, Finn, Diggle, P. J., Smyth, R. & Whitehead, M., 1 Nov 2014, In : European Respiratory Journal. 44, 5, p. 1363-1366 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Negative aspects of close social relations and 10-year incident ischaemic heart disease hospitalization among middle-aged Danes

    Lund, Rikke, Rod, Naja Hulvej, Thielen, Karsten, Nilsson, Charlotte Juul & Christensen, Ulla, Oct 2014, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21, 10, p. 1249-1256 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Demand-specific work ability, poor health and working conditions in middle-aged full-time employees

    Nabe-Nielsen, Kirsten, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Thorsen, S. V. & Diderichsen, Finn, Jul 2014, In : Applied Ergonomics. 45, 4, p. 1174–1180 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Addressing social inequality in aging by the Danish occupational social class measurement

    Christensen, Ulla, Krølner, R., Nilsson, Charlotte Juul, Lyngbye, P. W., Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Nygaard, E., Thielen, Karsten, Holstein, B. E., Avlund, K. & Lund, Rikke, Feb 2014, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 26, 1, p. 106-27 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Arbejdsrettet Rehabilitering

    Labriola, M., Thielen, Karsten, Eplov, L. F. & Nielsen, C. V., 2014, In : Ugeskrift for Laeger. 176, 10, p. 948-950 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. 2013
  27. Published

    Trends in poverty risks among people with and without limiting-longstanding illness by employment status in Sweden, Denmark, and the United Kingdom during the current economic recession -- a comparative study

    Falk, J., Bruce, D., Burström, B., Thielen, Karsten, Whitehead, M. & Nylén, L., 4 Oct 2013, In : B M C Public Health. 13, 1, p. 925

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Main and combined effects of musculoskeletal pain frequency and avoidant coping on sickness absence: Findings from a prospective cohort study

    Christensen, Ulla, Schmidt, Lone, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Lund, Rikke, 3 Sep 2013, In : Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 45, p. 1042-1048

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Alter, Berufsgruppen und psychisches Wohlbefinden

    Thielen, K., Kroll, L. & Thielen, Karsten, Mar 2013, In : Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz. 56, 3, p. 359-66 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Employment consequences of depressive symptoms and work demands individually and combined

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Andersen, Ingelise & Diderichsen, Finn, 2013, In : European Journal of Public Health. 24, 1, p. 34-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. 2012
  32. Published

    The association between psychosocial work environment, attitudes towards older workers (ageism) and planned retirement

    Thorsen, S., Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Løngaard, K., Borg, V., Thielen, Karsten & Bjorner, J. B., May 2012, In : International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 85, 4, p. 437-45 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Effectiveness of return-to-work interventions for disabled people: a systematic review of government initiatives focused on changing the behaviour of employers

    Clayton, S., Barr, B., Nylen, L., Burström, B., Thielen, Karsten, Diderichsen, Finn, Dahl, E. & Whitehead, M., 2012, In : European Journal of Public Health. 22, 3, p. 434-439 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Social inequalities in "sickness": does welfare state regime type make a difference? A multilevel analysis of men and women in 26 European countries

    van der Wel, K. A., Dahl, E. & Thielen, Karsten, 2012, In : International Journal of Health Services. 42, 2, p. 235-55 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. 2011
  36. Published

    Increasing prevalence of depression from 2000 to 2006

    Andersen, Ingelise, Thielen, K., Bech, P., Nygaard, E., Diderichsen, Finn & Thielen, Karsten, Dec 2011, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 39, 8, p. 857-63 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Social inequalities in 'sickness': European welfare states and non-employment among the chronically ill

    Wel, K. A. V. D., Dahl, E. & Thielen, Karsten, 4 Oct 2011, In : Social Science & Medicine. 73, 11, p. 1608-17 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Social inequality in the association between cancer and employment - time trend in Denmark during 1970 to 2008.

    Thielen, Karsten, Andersen, Ingelise, Diderichsen, Finn, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted & Nygaard, E., 20 Sep 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  39. Published

    How do macro-level contexts and policies affect the employment chances of chronically ill and disabled people? Part I: The impact of recession and deindustrialization

    Holland, P., Burström, B., Whitehead, M., Diderichsen, Finn, Dahl, E., Barr, B., Nylén, L., Chen, W., Thielen, Karsten, van der Wel, K. A., Clayton, S. & Uppal, S., 1 Jan 2011, In : International Journal of Health Services. 41, 3, p. 395-413 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    How do macro-level contexts and policies affect the employment chances of chronically ill and disabled people? Part II: The impact of active and passive labor market policies

    Holland, P., Nylén, L., Thielen, Karsten, van der Wel, K. A., Chen, W., Barr, B., Burström, B., Diderichsen, Finn, Andersen, Per Kragh, Dahl, E., Uppal, S., Clayton, S. & Whitehead, M., 1 Jan 2011, In : International Journal of Health Services. 41, 3, p. 415-30 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    How do musculoskeletal pain, avoidant coping and sickness absence relate to each other? Findings from a prospective cohort study.

    Christensen, Ulla, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Schmidt, Lone & Lund, Rikke, 2011, In : European Journal of Public Health. 21, supplement 1, p. 122 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Increasing prevalence of depression from 2000 to 2006

    Andersen, Ingelise, Thielen, Karsten, Bech, P., Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2011, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 39, p. 857-863 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Job stress and the use of antidepressant medicine: a 3.5-year follow-up study among Danish employees

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Rugulies, Reiner Ernst & Diderichsen, Finn, 2011, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 68, 3, p. 205-10 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Job-mobility and health

    Nygaard, E., Diderichsen, Finn, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Holm, A. L. & Thielen, Karsten, 2011, In : European Journal of Public Health. 21/Supplement 1, p. 162-163 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  45. Submitted

    Physical and psychological work demands and depressive symptoms in Denmark. Does their match matter for work ability consequences?

    Thielen, Karsten, Diderichsen, F. & Nygaard, E., 2011, (Submitted) In : European Journal of Public Health. p. 213 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Social inequality in sickness: Does the welfare regime type make a difference?

    Thielen, Karsten, 2011, In : European Journal of Public Health. 21, 1, p. 161 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. 2010
  48. Published

    To what extent have relaxed eligibility requirements and increased generosity of disability benefits acted as disincentives for employment? A systematic review of evidence from countries with well-developed welfare systems

    Barr, B., Clayton, S., Whitehead, M., Thielen, Karsten, Burström, B., Nylén, L. & Dahl, E., 1 Dec 2010, In : Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 64, 12, p. 1106-14 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Job insecurity and the use of antidepressant medication among Danish employees with and without a history of prolonged unemployment: a 3.5-year follow-up study

    Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 1 Jan 2010, In : Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 64, 1, p. 75-81 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Musculo-skeletal Pain, Depression, and Specific Job Demands as Predictors of Work Ability

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  51. 2009
  52. Published

    Social inequality in the prevalence of depressive disorders

    Andersen, Ingelise, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 1 Jul 2009, In : Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 63, 7, p. 575-81 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Misclassification and the use of register-based indicators for depression

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Andersen, Ingelise, Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Heinesen, E., Bech, P., Bültmann, U. & Diderichsen, Finn, 1 Apr 2009, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. Supplementum. 119, 4, p. 312-9 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. Published

    Job insecurity and the use of antidepressant medicine among Danish employees with and without a history of prolonged unemployment. A 3.5-year follow-up study.

    Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2009, In : Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 64, p. 75-81

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  55. Published

    Smerter i bevægeapparatet og modificerende faktorer for tidlig tilbagetrækning fra arbejdsmarkedet: Rapport til Arbejdsmiljøforskningsfonden

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2009, København: Afdeling for Socialmedicin. 30 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

  56. 2008
  57. Published

    Misclassification and the use of register-based indicators for depression

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Andersen, Ingelise, Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Heinesen, E., Bech, P., Bültmann, U. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2008, In : European Journal of Public Health. Supplement 1, p. 211-212

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearch

  58. Published

    Prioritizing equity in the burden of disease: Seven analytical steps

    Diderichsen, Finn & Thielen, Karsten, 2008, Focusing the equity lens: Arguments and actions on health inequalities. Povall, S., Whitehead, M., Gosling, R. & Barr, B. (eds.). Liverpool, UK: World Health Organization, p. 84-94

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingReport chapterResearch

  59. Published

    Psychosocial factors of modern work life and incident depression in Denmark 2000-06

    Nygaard, E., Thielen, Karsten & Diderichsen, Finn, 2008, In : European Journal of Public Health. Supplement 1, p. 26-27

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalCommissioned

  60. Published

    Psyko-socialt arbejdsmiljø og depression: Slutrapport til Arbejdsmiljøforskningsfonden

    Diderichsen, Finn, Thielen, Karsten & Nygaard, E., 2008, Museum Tusculanum. 30 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

  61. 2007
  62. Published

    Gender differences in depression - a matter of measure

    Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2007, In : European Journal of Public Health. supplement 2, p. 151

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearch

  63. 1998
  64. Published

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder and ventromedial frontal lesions: clinical and neuropsychological findings

    Irle, E., Exner, C., Thielen, K., Weniger, G., Rüther, E. & Thielen, Karsten, Feb 1998, In : The American Journal of Psychiatry. 155, 2, p. 255-63 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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