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Jane Brandt Sørensen

Jane Brandt Sørensen

Postdoc

Research interests

Qualitative research in low- and middle income countries, especially South Asia

Non-communicable diseases, including mental health, self-harm and suicide, and problematic alcohol use.

Work and research experience from Sri Lanka, Ghana, South Africa and USA.

Read more about my research here:
- PLOS blogs, Translational Health (in English): http://blogs.plos.org/globalhealth/2015/09/world-suicide-prevention-day-reach-out-and-save-lives/
- A film about our work (in English): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh-mDq4BRRc
- Scient – a student magazine for SCIENCE and SUND University of Copenhagen (in Danish), page 9: https://scient.ku.dk/arkiv/SCIENT-1102.pdf
- Copenhagen School of Global Health (in English): https://globalhealth.ku.dk/news/2014/preventing_self-harm_and_suicides_in_sri_lanka/

Selected publications

  1. Published

    'We lost because of his drunkenness': The social processes linking alcohol use to self-harm in the context of daily life stress in marriages and intimate relationships in rural Sri Lanka.

    Sørensen, J. B., Agambodi, T., Sørensen, B. R., Siribaddana, S., Konradsen, F. & Rheinländer, T., 2017, In : BMJ Global Health. 2, 9 p., e000462.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    An investigation into the role of alcohol in self-harm in rural Sri Lanka: a protocol for a multimethod, qualitative study

    Sørensen, J. B., Rheinländer, T., Sørensen, B. R., Pearson, M., Agambodi, T., Siribaddana, S. & Konradsen, F., 2014, In : B M J Open. 4, 10, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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