Ping Qin

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Visiting address National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention Sognsvannsveien 21 Building 12 N-0372 Oslo
Postal address Sognsvannsveien 21,Bygg 12 0372 Oslo

 

Positions

  • Professor of Medicine and Suicidology
  • Head of Research Group in register-based studies on suicide and self-harm
  • Past Vice President of International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), 2017 - 2020

Academic interests

  • Epidemiology, research method  
  • Register-based research
  • Suicide, self-harm, and suicidal behaviour
  • Psychiatric illness
  • Health effect of early life adversities
  • Prospective life in people with deliberate self-harm
  • Development and evaluation of suicide prevention program

    Professional background

    • Professor, University of Oslo, Norway, 2012 -- present
    • Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2004-2012
    • Assistant Professor,  Aarhus University, Denmark, 2002-2004
    • Researcher, Aarhus University, Denmark, 1997-2002
    • M.D., Tongji Medical University, China, 1989
    • Ph.D., Aarhus University, Denmark, 2002

     

      Tags: Epidemiology, biostatistics, suicide and suicidal behaviour, psychiatric illness, register-based research, data modelling, population study

      Publications

      • Stene-Larsen, Kim; Raknes, Guttorm; Engdahl, Bo Lars; Qin, Ping; Mehlum, Lars & Strøm, Marianne Sørlie [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). Suicide trends in Norway during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic: A register-based cohort study. European psychiatry. ISSN 0924-9338. 65(1), p. 1–8. doi: 10.1192/j.eurpsy.2022.17.
      • Liu, Bao-Peng; Qin, Ping; Zhang, Jie; Hennessy, Dwight A.; Chu, Jie & Wang, Xin-Ting [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Suicide and non-suicide mortality and associated risk factors among suicide attempters: A 10-year follow-up of a large cohort in rural China. Journal of Psychiatric Research. ISSN 0022-3956. 150, p. 71–78. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.03.034.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2021). Psykososiale vansker etter tap av foreldre i barn-dom og ungdomstid. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 26(3), p. 4–25. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.9321. Full text in Research Archive
      • Amin, R.; Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor; Mehlum, L.; Runeson, B.; Helgesson, Magnus & Tinghög, P. [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Does country of resettlement influence the risk of suicide in refugees? A case-control study in Sweden and Norway. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences (EPS). ISSN 2045-7960. 30. doi: 10.1017/S2045796021000512. Full text in Research Archive
      • Pirkis, Jane; John, Ann; Shin, Sangsoo; DelPozo-Banos, Marcos; Arya, Vikas & Analuisa-Aguilar, Pablo [Show all 55 contributors for this article] (2021). Suicide trends in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time-series analysis of preliminary data from 21 countries. The Lancet Psychiatry. ISSN 2215-0374. 8(7), p. 579–588. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366%2821%2900091-2.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2021). Parental death by external causes during childhood and risk of psychiatric disorders in bereaved offspring. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. ISSN 1475-357X. doi: 10.1111/camh.12470. Full text in Research Archive
      • Næss, Erik Oftedahl; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2021). Marital status and suicide risk: Temporal effect of marital breakdown and contextual difference by socioeconomic status. SSM - Population Health. ISSN 2352-8273. 15(5). doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100853. Full text in Research Archive
      • Amin, Ridwan; Rahman, Syed; Helgesson, Magnus; Björkenstam, Emma; Runeson, Bo & Tinghög, Petter [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Trajectories of antidepressant use before and after a suicide attempt among refugees and Swedish-born individuals: a cohort study. International Journal for Equity in Health. ISSN 1475-9276. doi: 10.1186/s12939-021-01460-z. Full text in Research Archive
      • Qin, Ping & Larsen, Kim (2021). Formal requirements for suicide risk assessment in mental healthcare services: Self-reported familiarity and perceptions among clinicians. International Journal of Healthcare Management. ISSN 2047-9700. p. 1–7. doi: 10.1080/20479700.2020.1870350. Full text in Research Archive
      • Erlangsen, Annette; Qin, Ping & Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor (2021). Data linkage and studies of suicidal behavior. In Kölves, Kairi; Sisask, Merike; Värnik, Peeter; Värnik, Airi & De Leo, Diego (Ed.), Advancing Suicide Research. Hogrefe & Huber Publishers. ISSN 978-0-88937-559-8. p. 115–127.
      • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2021). National observation of death by suicide in the first 3 months under COVID-19 pandemic. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-690X. 143(1), p. 92–93. doi: 10.1111/acps.13246.
      • Niederkrotenthaler, Thomas; Gunnell, David; Arensman, Ella; Pirkis, Jane; Appleby, Louis & Hawton, Keith [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2020). Suicide Research, Prevention, and COVID-19. Crisis. ISSN 0227-5910. 41(5), p. 321–330. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000731. Full text in Research Archive
      • Qin, Ping; Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Bøe, Anne Seljenes & Mehlum, Lars (2020). Forekomst av villet egenskade estimert ved data fra Norsk pasientregister. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 25(3), p. 32–43. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.8536. Full text in Research Archive
      • Skisland, Anders & Qin, Ping (2020). Barn og unges selvmordsytringer: Kartlegging og analyse av barn og unges selvmordsytringer i samtaler med en nettbasert hjelpelinje. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 25(2), p. 18–27. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.8548. Full text in Research Archive
      • Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor; Amin, Ridwanul; Niederkrotenthaler, Thomas; Björkenstam, Emma; Helgesson, Magnus & Qin, Ping [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2020). Mental ill-health and suicidal behaviour in asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 25(1), p. 31–33. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.8276. Full text in Research Archive
      • Mortier, Philippe; Vilagut, Gemma; Puértolas Gracia, Beatriz; De Inés Trujillo, Ana; Alayo Bueno, Itxaso & Ballester Coma, Laura [Show all 22 contributors for this article] (2020). Catalonia Suicide Risk Code Epidemiology (CSRC-Epi) study: protocol for a population-representative nested case-control study of suicide attempts in Catalonia, Spain. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 10(7), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037365. Full text in Research Archive
      • Amin, Ridwanul; Rahman, Syed; Tinghög, Petter; Helgesson, Magnus; Runeson, Bo & Björkenstam, Emma [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2020). Healthcare use before and after suicide attempt in refugees and Swedish-born individuals. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. ISSN 0933-7954. doi: 10.1007/s00127-020-01902-z. Full text in Research Archive
      • Niederkrotenthaler, Thomas; Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor; Mehlum, Lars; Qin, Ping & Björkenstam, Emma (2020). Previous suicide attempt and subsequent risk of re-attempt and suicide: Are there differences in immigrant subgroups compared to Swedish-born individuals? Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 15(265), p. 263–271. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.013.
      • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2020). Deliberate self-harm: Case identification and incidence estimate upon data from national patient registry. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 15(4). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231885. Full text in Research Archive
      • Lunde, Ketil Berge; Mehlum, Lars; Melle, Ingrid & Qin, Ping (2020). Deliberate self-harm and associated risk factors in young adults: the importance of education attainment and sick leave. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. ISSN 0933-7954. doi: 10.1007/s00127-020-01893-x. Full text in Research Archive
      • Liu, Bao-Peng; Lunde, Ketil Berge; Jia, Cun-Xian & Qin, Ping (2020). The short-term rate of non-fatal and fatal repetition of deliberate self-harm: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 273, p. 597–603. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.072.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2020). Parental death by external causes and risk of hospital treated deliberate self-harm in bereaved offspring. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISSN 1018-8827. doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01534-3. Full text in Research Archive
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2020). Educational attainment in offspring bereaved by sudden parental death from external causes: A national cohort study from birth and throughout adulthood . Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. ISSN 0933-7954. doi: 10.1007/s00127-020-01846-4. Full text in Research Archive
      • Nilsson, Hanne Sofie Wernø; Haga, Egil; Mork, Erlend & Qin, Ping (2019). Opplæring av Røde Kors-frivillige i holdninger, kunnskap og ferdigheter i møte med personer i selvmordsfare. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 24(3), p. 28–38. Full text in Research Archive
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2019). Insights into rates, risks and characteristics of suicide by immigration background in Norway. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.7027. Full text in Research Archive
      • Amin, Ridwan; Helgesson, Magnus; Runeson, Bo; Tinghög, Petter; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Suicide attempt and suicide in refugees in Sweden - a nationwide population-based cohort study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. p. 1–10. doi: 10.1017/S0033291719003167.
      • Tang, Fang; Mehlum, Lars; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind & Qin, Ping (2019). Physical illness leading to absence from work and the risk of subsequent suicide. A national register-based study. European Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1101-1262. 29(6), p. 1073–1078. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz101. Full text in Research Archive
      • Larsen, Kim Sverre & Qin, Ping (2018). Personales kjennskap og holdninger til retninglinjer og prosedyrer for selvmordsrisikovurdering i psykisk helsevern. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 23(3), p. 26–37. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.6768. Full text in Research Archive
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Rates and characteristics of suicide by immigration background in Norway. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 13(9). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205035. Full text in Research Archive
      • Qin, Ping; Shihua, Sun; Bøe, Anne Seljenes; Stanley, Barbara & Mehlum, Lars (2018). Injuries prior and subsequent to index poisoning with medication among adolescents: a national study based on Norwegian patient registry. BMC Psychiatry. ISSN 1471-244X. 18. doi: 10.1186/s12888-018-1778-8. Full text in Research Archive
      • Erlangsen, Annette; Qin, Ping & Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ellenor (2018). Studies of suicidal behavior using national registers: An adventure without boundaries? Crisis. ISSN 0227-5910. 39(3), p. 153–158. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000552.
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Socio-economic status and risk for suicide by immigration background in Norway: A register-based national study. Journal of Psychiatric Research. ISSN 0022-3956. 100, p. 99–106. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.02.019.
      • Liu, Baopeng; Qin, Ping; Liu, Yangyang; Yuan, Lu; Gu, Lingxi & Jia, Cunxian (2018). Mental disorders and suicide attempt in rural China. Psychiatry Research. ISSN 0165-1781. 261, p. 190–196. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.12.087.
      • Tang, Fang; Byrne, Majella & Qin, Ping (2018). Psychological distress and risk for suicidal behavior among university students in contemporary China. Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 228, p. 101–108. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.12.005.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Sudden Parental Death from External Causes and Risk of Suicide in the Bereaved Offspring: A National Study. Journal of Psychiatric Research. ISSN 0022-3956. 96, p. 49–56. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2017.09.023. Full text in Research Archive
      • Melle, Ingrid; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Haahr, Ulrik H.; Hegelstad, Wenche; Joa, Inge & Langeveld, Johannes H. [Show all 15 contributors for this article] (2017). Causes and predictors of premature death in first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders. World Psychiatry. ISSN 1723-8617. 16(2), p. 217–218. doi: 10.1002/wps.20431.
      • Liu, Baopeng; Qin, Ping & Jia, Cunxian (2017). Behavior Characteristics and Risk Factors for Suicide Among the Elderly in Rural China. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. ISSN 0022-3018. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000728.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Puzo, Quirino; Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2017). Betydningen av sosiale forhold for mental helse og selvmordsatferd. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 22(3), p. 4–11. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.5876. Full text in Research Archive
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Risk Factors for Suicide in Offspring Bereaved by Sudden Parental Death from External Causes. Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 222, p. 71–78. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.06.064. Full text in Research Archive
      • Qin, Ping (2017). Selvmordsrisiko hos personer med somatiske lidelser. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 21(1), p. 12–17. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.4680.
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide among immigrant population in Norway: A national register-based study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-690X. 135(6), p. 584–592. doi: 10.1111/acps.12732.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). Selvmordsatferd ved fysiske sykdommer. In Ekeberg, Øivind & Hem, Erlend (Ed.), PRAKTISK SELVMORDSFOREBYGGING. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-49473-2. p. 108–116.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). Epidemiologi. In Ekeberg, Øivind & Hem, Erlend (Ed.), PRAKTISK SELVMORDSFOREBYGGING. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-49473-2. p. 14–27.
      • Birkbak, J; Stuart, EA; Lind, BD; Qin, Ping; Stenager, E & Larsen, KJ [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2016). Psychosocial therapy and causes of death after deliberate self-harm: a register-based, nationwide multicentre study using propensity score matching. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 46(16), p. 3419–3427. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716001872.

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      • Qin, Ping (2021). Kommentar: Selvmord i Norge i 2020. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. 26(1), p. 62–63. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.8933.
      • Qin, Ping (2021). Effectiveness of mental healthcare following deliberate self-harm: Searching evidence from real-life data in routine registers .
      • Qin, Ping (2021). Selected treatment and intervention for self-harming patients in secondary healthcare system in Norway.
      • Qin, Ping (2021). Mental healthcare following hospital treatment of deliberate self-harm.
      • Qin, Ping (2021). Self-harm Repetition and Mortality Risk Following Non-Fatal Self-harm.
      • Qin, Ping (2021). Cause-specific mortality following hospital presentation for non-fatal deliberate self-harm: a national cohort study.
      • Qin, Ping (2020). Physical illness and induced mental health problems: Searching insights from population registers.
      • Qin, Ping (2020). Suicide in middle-aged adults – what do we know from the East to the West? .
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Liu, Baopeng; Lunde, Ketil Berge; Jia, Cunxian & Qin, Ping (2019). The prevalence of non-fatal and fatal repetition of deliberate self-harm: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.
      • Qin, Ping (2019). Medical Research With Administrative Register Data: Searching Insights From Large Population.
      • Qin, Ping (2019). Opportunities and Challenges in Research on Deliberate Self-harm from Patient Registry.
      • Qin, Ping (2019). Suicide and Self-harm in Immigrant Population: What Do We Know from Norwegian Population Registers?
      • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2019). Deliberate self-harm and follow-up care: insights from the secondary health care services in Norway.
      • Qin, Ping (2019). Suicide and self-harm in midlife.
      • Qin, Ping (2019). Suicide in middle-aged adults – an unattended health problem globally.
      • Qin, Ping; Yip, Paul & Gunnell, David (2019). Suicide in middle-aged adults – a global picture.
      • Qin, Ping & Kim, Larsen (2019). Knowledge and perceptions of standard routines and procedures for suicide risk assessment among clinical staff in mental health care.
      • Qin, Ping (2019). Kommentar til selvmordsstatistikken for 2018. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994.
      • Qin, Ping (2018). Selvmord i Norge. Suicidologi. ISSN 1501-6994. doi: 10.5617/suicidologi.6765.
      • 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.
      • Qin, Ping (2018). Suicide in middle-aged adults as an important health problem – A global picture.
      • Næss, Erik Oftedahl; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2018). Suicide in relation to marital status – A national study.
      • Qin, Ping (2018). Symposium on suicide and self-harm in middle-aged adults.
      • Qin, Ping (2018). Suicide in Midlife: An Unattended Health Problem.
      • 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.
      • Qin, Ping (2017). Deliberate self-harm and follow-up intervention: insights from routine practice.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Sudden Parental Death from External Causes and Risk of Suicide in the Bereaved Offspring.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Sudden Parental Death from External Causes and Risk of Suicide in the Bereaved Offspring: A National Study.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Risk Factors for Suicide in Offspring Bereaved by Sudden Parental Death from External Causes.
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide among immigrant population in Norway: what is the risk difference and how socio-economic factors influence the risk.
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). The effect of socio-economic factors on suicide risk among immigrant population in Norway.
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide among immigrant population in Norway: A national register-based study.
      • Qin, Ping (2017). Selvmord og villet egenskade blant unge i Norge, et innblikk i norske populasjonsregistre.
      • Erik Oftedahl, Næss; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide risk in relation to marital status: a national study.
      • Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide and deliberate self-harm: an update of findings from national registries.
      • Tang, Fang; Mehlum, Lars; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind & Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide risk and physical illness leading to leave from work: a national study of people in Norwegian labor force.
      • Tang, Fang; Byrne, Majella & Qin, Ping (2017). Psychological distress and associated influence on suicidal behavior among university students in contemporary China.
      • Puzo, Quirino; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide among immigrant population in Norway: A national register-based study.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2017). Sudden Parental Death from External Causes and Risk of Suicide in the Bereaved Offspring: A National Study.
      • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2017). Who receives a diagnosis of DSH in clinics? – Insight from Norwegian national patient registration.
      • Qin, Ping & Mehlum, Lars (2017). National plan for suicide prevention: Norwegian experience.
      • Qin, Ping (2017). Suicide among the elderly in China.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). Self-poisoning with medication: a national study on the incidence, comorbidity and repetition.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). Register data study for suicide prevention.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). The interplay of socioeconomic and health risk factors on suicide risk: what we have learned from empirical data.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). Potentials of population register data for mental health research.
      • Qin, Ping (2016). Utilisation of data from population registries for suicide research.
      • Burrell, Lisa Victoria; Mehlum, Lars & Qin, Ping (2016). Sudden Parental Death from External Causes and Risk of Suicide in the Bereaved Offspring: A National Study.

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