Prevalence rates of ICD-11 and DSM-5 PTSD in Denmark

Project: Research

Project Details



Estimates from WHO suggest that trauma-exposure is common across populations and that 4 % is likely to suffer from PTSD. However, there is a dearth of research on trauma exposure and PTSD in the Danish population.

Estimating the prevalence of trauma-exposure, ICD-11 and DSM-5 PTSD in Denmark.

Cross-sectional surveys in stratified national samples.

Institution of primary responsibility
National Centre for Psychotraumatology, Department of Psychology, University of Southern Denmark, and
Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University

Contact-person from the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Maria Louison Vang (co-PI)
Effective start/end date01/01/202131/12/2024

Collaborative partners

  • Stolpegaard Psychotherapy Centre (lead)
  • Department of Trauma and Torture Survivors, Region Southern Denmark Psychiatry


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