Erik Lykke Mortensen

Erik Lykke Mortensen

Professor emeritus.

Member of:

  • Web: Center for Healthy Aging

  • Web Track 2: Retirement and transitions


  1. Published

    Copenhagen Consensus statement 2019: Physical activity and ageing

    Bangsbo, Jens, Blackwell, J M, Boraxbekk, C., Caserotti, P., Dela, Flemming, Evans, Adam B., Jespersen, Astrid Pernille, Gliemann, Lasse, Kramer, A. F., Lundbye-Jensen, Jesper, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Lassen, Aske Juul, Gow, A. J., Harridge, S. D. R., Hellsten, Ylva, Kjær, Michael, Kujala, U. M., Rhodes, R. E., Pike, E. C. J., Skinner, Timothy, Skovgaard, T., Troelsen, J., Tulle, E., Tully, M. A., van Uffelen, J. G. Z. & Viña, J., 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53, 14, p. 856-858 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Breastfeeding duration in infancy and adult risks of type 2 diabetes in a high-income country

    Bjerregaard, L. G., Pedersen, D. C., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. & Baker, J. L., 2019, In : Maternal and Child Nutrition. 15, 4, 9 p., e12869.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Objective and subjective stress, personality, and allostatic load

    Christensen, D. S., Dich, N., Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Garde, E., Hansen, Åse Marie & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : Brain and Behavior. 9, 9, 11 p., e01386.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Big Five personality traits and allostatic load in midlife

    Christensen, D. S., Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Garde, E., Hansen, Åse Marie & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : Psychology and Health. 34, 8, p. 1011-1028 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Psychometric Properties and Validation of the EMOTICOM Test Battery in a Healthy Danish Population

    Dam, V. H., Thystrup, C. K., Jensen, P. S., Bland, A. R., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Elliott, R., Sahakian, B. J., Knudsen, Gitte Moos, Frøkjær, Vibe Gedsø & Stenbæk, D. S., 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, 15 p., 2660.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Predictors of early life milestones: Results from the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort

    Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Grønkjær, Marie Stjerne & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : B M C Pediatrics. 19, 11 p., 420.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Language development and intelligence in midlife

    Flensborg-Madsen, Trine & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 37, 2, p. 269-283 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    The association between life satisfaction, vitality, self-rated health, and risk of cancer

    Folker, A. P., Hegelund, Emilie Rune, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Wimmelmann, Cathrine Lawaetz & Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, 4, p. 947-954 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Education and Cognitive Aging: Accounting for Selection and Confounding in Linkage of Data From the Danish Registry and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

    Foverskov, Else, Glymour, M. M., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Holm, A., Lange, Theis & Lund, Rikke, 2019, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 187, 11, p. 2423-2430 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Socioeconomic Position Across the Life Course and Cognitive Ability Later in Life: The Importance of Considering Early Cognitive Ability

    Foverskov, Else, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Holm, A., Pedersen, J. L. M., Osler, Merete & Lund, Rikke, 2019, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 31, 6, p. 947-966 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Associations between education and age-related cognitive changes from early adulthood to late midlife

    Grønkjær, Marie Stjerne, Osler, Merete, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Sørensen, Holger Jelling & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : Psychology and Aging. 34, 2, p. 177-186 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Intelligence Test Scores Before and After Alcohol-Related Disorders—A Longitudinal Study of Danish Male Conscripts

    Grønkjær, Marie Stjerne, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Osler, Merete, Sørensen, Holger Jelling, Becker, U. & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 1 Jan 2019, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 43, 10, p. 2187-2195 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Adult-Life Alcohol Consumption and Age-Related Cognitive Decline from Early Adulthood to Late Midlife

    Grønkjær, Marie Stjerne, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Osler, Merete, Sørensen, Holger Jelling, Becker, U. & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, May 2019, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 54, 4, p. 446-454 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Birth weight and quality of life in midlife: A 50-year follow-up study of 2079 individuals in Denmark

    Hegelund, Emilie Rune, Wimmelmann, Cathrine Lawaetz, Strizzi, Jenna Marie, Folker, A. P., Mortensen, Erik Lykke & Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, Supplement 1, p. S61-S62 2 p., B202.7.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearch

  15. Published

    The influence of familial factors on the association between IQ and educational and occupational achievement: A sibling approach

    Hegelund, Emilie Rune, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Dammeyer, Jesper, Mortensen, Laust Hvas & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 149, p. 100-107 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Parental socioeconomic position and risk of ADHD in offspring: a cohort study of 9648 individuals in Denmark 1976–2013

    Hegelund, Emilie Rune, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Vassard, Ditte, Niclasen, J. & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 28, 5, p. 685-693 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Brain Responses to Passive Sensory Stimulation Correlate With Intelligence

    Horwitz, A., Klemp, Marc Patrick Brag, Horwitz, Henrik, Thomsen, M. D., Rostrup, E., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Osler, Merete, Lauritzen, Martin & Benedek, K., 2019, In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 11, 17 p., 201.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Midlife Forgetfulness and Risk of Dementia in Old Age: Results from the Danish Working Environment Cohort Study

    Ishtiak-Ahmed, K., Hansen, Åse Marie, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Garde, A. H., Brødsgaard Grynderup, M., Gyntelberg, F., Islamoska, Sabrina, Lund, Rikke, Phung, T. K. T., Prescott, Eva, Waldemar, Gunhild & Nabe-Nielsen, Kirsten, 2019, In : Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 47, 4-6, p. 264-273 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Prolonged or serious conflicts at work and incident dementia: a 23-year follow-up of the Copenhagen City Heart Study

    Ishtiak-Ahmed, K., Hansen, Åse Marie, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Garde, A. H., Nørgaard, A., Gyntelberg, F., Rod, Naja Hulvej, Islamoska, Sabrina, Lund, Rikke, Phung, T. K. T., Prescott, Eva, Waldemar, Gunhild & Nabe-Nielsen, Kirsten, 2019, In : International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 92, p. 165-173 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Vital Exhaustion and Incidence of Dementia: Results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study

    Islamoska, Sabrina, Ishtiak-Ahmed, K., Hansen, Åse Marie, Grynderup, M., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Garde, A. H., Gyntelberg, F., Prescott, Eva, Török, E., Waldemar, Gunhild & Nabe-Nielsen, Kirsten, 2019, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 67, p. 369-379 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Intelligence in young adulthood and alcohol use disorders in a prospective cohort study of Danish men: the role of psychiatric disorders and parental psychiatric history

    Just-Østergaard, E., Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Knop, J., Sørensen, Holger Jelling, Becker, U. & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 9, 8 p., e028997.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Are Low-to-Moderate Average Alcohol Consumption and Isolated Episodes of Binge Drinking in Early Pregnancy Associated with Facial Features Related to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in 5-Year-Old Children?

    Kesmodel, U. S., Nygaard, S. S., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Bertrand, J., Denny, C. H., Glidewell, A. & Hemingway, S. A., 2019, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 43, 6, p. 1199-1212

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Autism spectrum disorders, endocrine disrupting compounds, and heavy metals in amniotic fluid: a case-control study

    Long, M., Ghisari, M., Kjeldsen, L., Wielsøe, M., Nørgaard-Pedersen, B., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Abdallah, M. W. & Bonefeld-Jørgensen, E. C., 2019, In : Molecular Autism. 10, 19 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Neuroticism is linked to microstructural left-right asymmetry of fronto-limbic fibre tracts in adolescents with opposite effects in boys and girls

    Madsen, K. S., Jernigan, T. L., Vestergaard, Martin, Mortensen, Erik Lykke & Baare, W. F. C., 2019, In : Neuropsychologia. 114, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Personality Characteristics Below Facets: A Replication and Meta-Analysis of Cross-Rater Agreement, Rank-Order Stability, Heritability, and Utility of Personality Nuances

    Mottus, R., Sinick, J., Terracciano, A., Hrebickova, M., Kandler, C., Ando, J., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Colodro-Conde, L. & Jang, K. L., 2019, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 117, 4, p. E35-E50 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Night shift work, long working hours and dementia: a longitudinal study of the Danish Work Environment Cohort

    Nabe-Nielsen, Kirsten, Hansen, Åse Marie, Ishtiak-Ahmed, K., Brodsgaard Grynderup, M., Gyntelberg, F., Islamoska, Sabrina, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Phung, T. K. T., Rod, Naja Hulvej, Waldemar, Gunhild, Westendorp, Rudi GJ & Garde, A. H., 2019, In : BMJ Open.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Low-level cognitive ability in young adulthood and other risk factors of depression in an observational cohort study among deployed Danish soldiers

    Nissen, L. R., Karstoft, Karen-Inge, Vedtofte, M. S., Nielsen, Anni Brit Sternhagen, Osler, Merete, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Okholm, Gunhild Tidemann & Andersen, S. B., 2019, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 54, 4, p. 497-506 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Hearing loss, cognitive ability, and dementia in men age 19–78 years

    Osler, Merete, Okholm, Gunhild Tidemann, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Christensen, K., Garde, E. & Rozing, Maarten Pieter, 2019, In : European Journal of Epidemiology. 34, 2, p. 125-130 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Maternal infections during pregnancy and offspring midlife inflammation

    Pedersen, J. M., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Meincke, R. H., Petersen, Gitte Lindved, Budtz-Joergensen, Esben, Brunnsgaard, H., Sørensen, Holger Jelling & Lund, Rikke, 2019, In : Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology. 5, 6 p., 4.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Maternal confidence after birth in at-risk and not-at-risk mothers: internal and external validity of the Danish version of the Karitane Parenting Confidence Scale (KPCS)

    Pontoppidan, M., Andrade, S. B., Kristensen, I. H. & Mortensen, Erik Lykke, 2019, In : Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes. 3, 1, 9 p., 33.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Do psychosocial factors modify the negative association between disability and life satisfaction in old age?

    Puvill, T., Kusumastuti, Sasmita, Lund, Rikke, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Slaets, J., Lindenberg, J. & Westendorp, Rudi GJ, 2019, In : P L o S One. 14, 10, 15 p., e0224421.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Interpreter-mediated psychotherapy with trauma-affected refugees - A retrospective cohort study

    Sander, R., Laugesen, H., Skammeritz, S., Mortensen, Erik Lykke & Lohmann, Jessica Mariana Carlsson, 2019, In : Psychiatry Research. 271, p. 684-692 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Impact of gestational age on child intelligence, attention and executive function at age 5: a cohort study

    Sejer, E. P. F., Bruun, F. J., Slavensky, J. A., Mortensen, Erik Lykke & Kesmodel, U. S., Sep 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 9 p., e028982.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Is breast feeding associated with offspring IQ at age 5? Findings from prospective cohort: Lifestyle During Pregnancy Study

    Strøm, M., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Kesmodel, U. S., Halldorsson, T., Olsen, J. & Olsen, Sjurdur F., 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. Published

    Physical capability in midlife and risk of disability pension and long-term sickness absence: prospective cohort study with register follow-up

    Sundstrup, E., Hansen, Åse Marie, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Poulsen, O. M., Clausen, T., Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Møller, Anne & Andersen, L. L., 2019, In : Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 45, 6, p. 610-621 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Alcohol and delirium tremens: effects of average number of drinks per day and beverage type

    Sørensen, Holger Jelling, Holst, C., Knop, J., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Tolstrup, J. S. & Becker, U., 2019, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 139, 6, p. 518-525

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Personality-obesity associations are driven by narrow traits: A meta-analysis

    Vainik, U., Dagher, A., Realo, A., Colodro-Conde, L., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Jang, K., Juko, A., Kandler, C., Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. & Mottus, R., 2019, In : Obesity Reviews. 20, 8, p. 1121-1131 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Cross-Cultural Psychometric Properties of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

    Vindbjerg, E., Makransky, Guido, Mortensen, Erik Lykke & Carlsson, J., 2019, In : The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 64, 1, p. 39–46

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Sleep efficiency and neurophysiological patterns in middle-aged men are associated with cognitive change over their adult life course

    Waser, M., Lauritzen, Martin, Fagerlund, B., Osler, Merete, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Sørensen, H. B. D. & Jennum, Poul, 2019, In : Journal of Sleep Research. 28, 4, 9 p., e12793.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Grip Work Measurement with the Jamar Dynamometer: Validation of a Simple Equation for Clinical Use

    de Dobbeleer, L., Beyer, I., Hansen, Åse Marie, Molbo, Drude, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Lund, Rikke & Bautmans, I., 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 23, 2, p. 221-224 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults

    Ängquist, Lars, Baker, J. L., Damsgaard, Camilla Trab, Eliasen, M., Linneberg, Allan René, Michaelsen, Kim F., Molbo, Drude, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., Jørgensen, T., Tang Møllehave, L., Thuesen, B. H., Osler, Merete & NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), N. R. F. C., 2019, In : Nature. 569, 7755, p. 260-264 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

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