Scientific articles

International publications

Pre-retirement Employees Experience Lasting Improvements in Resilience and Well-Being After Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (2021)
af Marina Diachenko, Kristina K. Smith, Lone Fjorback, Niels Viggo Hansen, Klaus Linkenkaer-Hansen, Karen Johanne Pallesen

Mindfulness-based stress reduction adapted to pregnant women with psychosocial vulnerabilities—a protocol for a randomized feasibility study in a Danish hospital-based outpatient setting (2021)
af Sine Skovbjerg, Dorte Birk, Susanne Bruggisser, Anna Louise Asbæk Wolf & Lone Fjorback

Conscious Thought During the Resting State in Patients With Severe Health Anxiety and Patients With Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder (2020) af Tine B. Gehrt, Lisbeth Frostholm, Karen Johanne Pallesen, Marie-Louise Obermann

Associations between mental health and sociodemographic characteristics among schoolchildren. A cross-sectional survey in Denmark 2019. (2021) Michelle S. Beck, Lone O. Fjorback, Lise Juul

Effect of a Compassion Cultivation Training Program for Caregivers of People With Mental Illness in DenmarkA Randomized Clinical Trial (2021) Nanja Holland Hansen, Lise Juul, Karen-Johanne Pallesen, Lone Overby Fjorback

Stress‑free Everyday LiFe for Children and Adolescents REsearch (SELFCARE): a protocol for a cluster randomised trial testing a school teacher training programme to teach mindfulness (“.b”) (2021) Lise Juul, Morten Frydenberg, Michelle Sand Beck and Lone Overby Fjorback

“I am getting something out of this, so I am going to stick with it”: supporting participants’ home practice in MindfulnessBased Programmes (2020) Jiva Masheder, Lone Fjorback and Christine E. Parsons

"A pilot randomised trial comparing a mindfulness-based stress reduction course, a locally-developed stress reduction intervention and a waiting list control group in a real-life municipal health care setting" (2020) Lise Juul, Karen Johanne Pallesen, Mette Bjerggaard, Corina Nielsen and Lone Overby Fjorback

Designing technology tools to support engagement in mindfulness-based interventions: an analysis of teacher and student experiences (2019) Christine E. Parsons , Kasper L. Jensen, Andreas Roepstorff, Lone O. Fjorback and Conor Linehan

"The impact of mindfulness-based interventions on brain activity: A systematic review of functional magnetic resonance imaging studies" fra Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. (2018) Af Katherine S.Young, Anne Maj van der Velden, Michelle G Craske, Karen Johanne Pallesen, Lone Overby Fjorback, Andreas Roepstorff, Christine E Parsons.

"Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in a Self-Selecting and Self-Paying Community Setting" fra Mindfulness Journal. (2017) Af Lise Juul, Karen Johanne Pallesen, Jacob Piet, Christine Parsons, Lone Overby Fjorback.

"Home practice in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: A systematic review and meta-analysis of participants' mindfulness practice and its association with outcomes" fra Behaviour Research and Therapy. (2017) Af Christine E. Parsons, Catherine Crane, J Liam, Lone Overby Fjorback, Willem Kuyken.

Qualitative research building real-life interventions: user-involving development of a mindfulness-based lifestyle change support program for overweight citizens (2014) in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. NV Hansen, P Brændgaard, S Hjørnholm and S la Cour.

"A systematic review of mechanisms of change in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in the treatment of recurrent major depressive disorder" - fra Clinical Psychology Review. (2015) Af Anne Maj van der Velden, Willem Kuyken, Ulla Wattar, Catherine Crane, Karen Johanne Pallesen, Jesper Dalgaard, Lone Overby Fjorback, Jacob Piet.

Applying incentive sensitization models to behavioural addiction. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 2014, pp. 343-349 DOI 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.07.009 Rømer Thomsen K, Fjorback LO, Møller A, Lou HC. 

"The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Depressive Symptoms in Elderly Bereaved People with Loss-Related Distress: a Controlled Pilot Study" - fra Mindfulness. (2013) Af Maja O’Connor, Jacob Piet og Esben Hougaard.   

 "Mindfulness therapy for somatization disorder and functional somatic syndromes" - fra Journal of Psychosomatic Research. (2012) Af Lone Overby Fjorback m.fl. 

"Mindfulness therapy for somatization disorder and functional somatic syndromes: Analysis of economic consequences alongside a randomized trial" -  fra Journal of Psychosomatic Research. (2012) Af Lone Overby Fjorback m.fl.

"Meditation Based Therapies—A Systematic Review and Some Critical Observations" - fra Religions. (2012) Af Lone Overby Fjorback og Harald Walach  

"The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Therapy on Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Adult Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" - fra  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. (2012) af Jacob Piet,  Hanne Würtzen og Robert Zachariae.

"Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy – a systematic review of randomized controlled trials" - fra Acta Psychiatr Scand. (2011) Af Lone Overby Fjorback m.fl.

"The effect of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for prevention of relapse in recurrent major depressive disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis - fra Clinical Psychology Review. (2011) Af Jacob Piet og  Esben Hougaard. 

A randomized pilot study of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and group cognitive-behavioral therapy for young adults with social phobia - fra  Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. (2010) Af Jacob Piet, m.fl.


Arendt M, Sher L, Fjordback L, Brandholdt J, Munk-Jorgensen P. Parental alcoholism predicts suicidal behavior in adolescents and young adults with cannabis dependence. International Journal of Adolescent Medical Health, 2007;19(1). 

Arendt M, Rosenberg R, Fjordback L, Brandholdt J, Foldager L, Sher L, Munk-Jørgensen P. Testing the self-medication hypothesis of depression and aggression in cannabis dependent subjects. Psychol Med. 2007 Jul;37(7):935-45. Epub 2007 Jan 4. 

Arendt M, Sher L, Fjordback L, Brandholdt J, Munk-Jorgensen P. Withdrawal symptoms do not predict relapse among subjects treated for cannabis dependence. Am J Addict. 2007 Nov- Dec;16(6):461-7 

Fjorback LO, Brandholt J, Arendt M, Munk-Jørgensen P. [Social profile of young people seeking treatment for cannabis abuse]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2006 Feb 6;168(6):570-3. Danish. PubMed PMID: 16476217.

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