Lars Mehlum

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Phone +47 22923473
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Visiting address National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Postal address Sognsvannsveien 21 Bygg 12 0374 OSLO Norway

Lars Mehlum MD PhD is the founding director of the National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo and former Head of the Institute of psychiatry at the same university. He is the past president of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), past president of the International Academy of Suicide Research (IASR) and the European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ESSPD). With his research group he focuses on both clinical studies of people with suicidal and self-harming behaviour and mental health problems such as personality disorders and the efficacy of treatments and interventions. He also conducts studies of the epidemiology of self-harm and completed suicide in the general population and various non-clinical samples through large scale national registers. He has published more than 200 scientific papers, 8 books and many book chapters and has received several national and international awards. He is the editor of the journal Suicidologi and is on the editorial board of several international journals.

Publications

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  • Mehlum, Lars (2022). Cost of self-harm to society is high and increasing: A call for evidence-based and systematic treatment approaches. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-690X. 145(4), p. 317–318. doi: 10.1111/acps.13402.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). Treatment of self-harm behaviours in adolescents – what works? .
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). Innvandrere og selvmordsrisiko – myter og fakta med basis i norske studier i nyere tid .
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders Summer School.
  • Mehlum, Lars; Haga, Egil & Dymbe, Kine Johansen (2021). Association between insecure attachment and self-harm in adolescents with borderline features – a longitudinal study.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). Suicide and Suicide Prevention and National Suicide Prevention Strategies in the Nordic Countries post-COVID-19.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). Promises of DBT in Preventing Suicide and Self-Harm.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). New approaches to suicide prevention – the Norwegian national strategy for suicide prevention.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). How can we transform research and care for people with complex emotional needs?
  • Mehlum, Lars (2021). Transactional aspects of asking for and granting EAS in patients with personality disorders. .
  • Mehlum, Lars & Larsen, Kim Sverre (2021). Ulike forskningstradisjoner innen selvmordsforebygging, Nye perspektiver på selvmord. Sorgstøtte og forebygging hånd i hånd. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202669195. p. 32–53.
  • Bekkevold-Jernberg, Ina; Pedersen, Geir Arild Feigum; Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Mehlum, Lars (2021). Avoidant Personality Disorder and Deliberate Self-Harm.
  • Walby, Fredrik A; Myhre, Martin Øverlien; Astrup, Helene; Kildahl, Anine Therese & Mehlum, Lars (2021). Suicides Among People Diagnosed with Personality Disorders in Contact with Mental Health Services: A National Registry Study 2008–2018.
  • Myhre, Martin Øverlien; Walby, Fredrik A; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav & Mehlum, Lars (2021). Use of Health Services Last Year Before Suicide in People with Substance Use Disorders - A National Registry Study.
  • Qin, Ping; Legard, Ingunn; Walby, Fredrik A; Tørmoen, Anita Johanna & Mehlum, Lars (2020). Selvmordsrisiko og -forebygging under covid-19-pandemien og etterpå. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 25(1), p. 14–19. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.8271. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gunnell, David; Appleby, L; Arensman, Ella; Hawton, Keith; John, A & Kapur, Nav [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2020). Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lancet Psychiatry. ISSN 2215-0374. 7(6). doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366%2820%2930171-1.
  • Walby, Fredrik A; Myhre, Martin Øverlien; Tørmoen, Anita Johanna & Mehlum, Lars (2020). En korreksjon. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470. 57(6).
  • Walby, Fredrik A; Myhre, Martin Øverlien; Tørmoen, Anita Johanna; Kildahl, Anine Therese & Mehlum, Lars (2020). Myter og fakta om selvmordsforebygging. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470. 57(4), p. 295–297.
  • Bøe, Anne Seljenes; Mehlum, Lars; Melle, Ingrid & Qin, Ping (2019). Comorbid psychiatric disorder in adult DSH patients: A Norwegian observation.
  • Boe, Anne Seljenes; Mehlum, Lars; Stanley, Barbara; Melle, Ingrid & Qin, Ping (2019). Psychiatric comorbidity in adult deliberate self-harm patients: a literature review and Norwegian observation.
  • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2019). Deliberate self-harm and follow-up care: insights from the secondary health care services in Norway.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Nordic Experience in Suicide Pevention. An update on developments from Norway. Invited lecture.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Implementation of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Suicidal and Self-harming Adolescents in a National Context. .
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Effective prevention of suicidal behaviours in adolescents – from targeted treatments to fire arms restriction.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Prevention and treatment of suicidal behaviours. .
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). How I began working on PD research.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Designing clinical studies in personality disorder research. .
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Treatment of self-harming adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Treatment of self-harming behaviour in adolescents – what works?
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Clinical Interventions for high risk behaviours and situations. Prevention of Suicide.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Effective treatment of suicidal people in the emergency context and beyond.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Treating Adolescents with Suicidal and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury - What Works?
  • Mehlum, Lars (2019). Comorbidities and differential diagnosis in assessment of Prolonged Grief Disorder.
  • Mellesdal, Liv Solrunn; Gjestad, Rolf; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Walby, Fredrik A. & Mehlum, Lars (2019). Factors related to future suicide in patients admitted to a psychiatric acute ward .
  • Waraan, Luxsiya; Rognli, Erling W.; Mehlum, Lars; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi & Villabø, Marianne (2019). The efficacy of psychotherapy for suicidal ideation in youth.
  • Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind; Hanvold, Therese Nordberg; Mehlum, Lars; Hasting, Rachel Louise; Merkus, Suzanne & Kristensen, Petter (2019). Are psychosocial working conditions associated with suicide and intentional self-harm? A register-based study of 420,895 Norwegians. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. ISSN 1351-0711. 76, p. A63–A63. doi: 10.1136/OEM-2019-EPI.A63.
  • Bekkevold-Jernberg, Ina Marie; Pedersen, Geir Feigum & Mehlum, Lars (2018). Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-Harm Behaviours: Gender and Age Differences.
  • Bekkevold-Jernberg, Ina Marie; Pedersen, Geir Feigum & Mehlum, Lars (2018). Age and Gender Differences in Self-Harm Behaviours Among Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Waraan, Luxsiya; Rognli, Erling W.; Mehlum, Lars; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi & Villabø, Marianne (2018). The association between Attachment Style to Father and Suicidal Ideation in Adolescents with Depression. .
  • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Socio-economic status and risk for suicide by immigration background in Norway: A registerbased national study.
  • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Rates and characteristics of suicides by immigration background in Norway: A register-based analysis over two decades.
  • Lunde, Ketil Berge; Mehlum, Lars; Stanley, Barbara; Melle, Ingrid & Qin, Ping (2018). The influence of sick leave and sociodemographic factors on risk for deliberate self-harm: A national study.
  • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Educational attainment in offspring bereaved by sudden parental death from external causes: A national cohort study from birth and throughout adulthood.
  • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2018). Future challenges and possibilities in register-based research on patients treated for self-harm.
  • Næss, Erik Oftedahl; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Suicide in relation to marital status – A national study.
  • Bøe, Anne Seljenes; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Influence of socioeconomic status and health condition on risk for suicide among the middle-aged in Norway.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Langtidseffekter av DBT for ungdom.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Treating chronic suicidal and self-harming patients - Challenges and solutions.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Clinical Suicide Risk Assessment and Management.
  • Mehlum, Lars & Haga, Egil (2018). Cost-effectiveness of dialectical behaviour therapy in self- harming adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder features.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Mechanisms of change during dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) in suicidal and self-harming adolescents with borderline features.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Treatment of patients with chronic suicidal and self-harming behaviour.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Prevention of self-harm in young people.
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Vi vet at DBT virker, men hva er endringsmekanismene ved virksom behandling?
  • Mehlum, Lars (2018). Challenges and solutions in suicide prevention – an update.
  • Mehlum, Lars; Haga, Egil; Thomassen, Hilde & Mork, Erlend (2018). Bedre behandling av depresjon i primærhelsetjenesten – et viktig selvmordsforebyggende tiltak. Utposten. ISSN 0800-5680. p. 12–14.
  • Huprich, SK; Herpertz, Sabine; Bohus, Martin; Chanen, Andrew; Goodman, Marianne & Mehlum, Lars [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). Comment on Hopwood et al., "the time has come for dimensional personality disorder diagnosis". Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. p. 87–88. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1407.
  • Neupane, Sudan Prasad; Fjelli, Nora; Bekkevold-Jernberg, Ina; Larsen, Kim Sverre; Kruse, Anja Emilie & Bergman, Solveig [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Selvmordsproblematikk blant utsatte for og utøvere av vold og overgrep: En systematisk gjennomgang av oversiktsartikler. N/A.

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