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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 21 June 2017]   pdf
Temporal relationships between job strain and low-back pain
Magnusson Hanson LL, Madsen IEH, Rugulies R, Peristera P, Westerlund H, Descatha A
 
Original article [online first; 9 June 2017]   pdf
Burden of disease from road traffic and railway noise – a quantification of healthy life years lost in Sweden
Eriksson C, Bodin T, Selander J
 
Original article [online first; 1 June 2017]   pdf
A life course perspective on mental health problems, employment, and work outcomes
Veldman K, Reijneveld SA, Verhulst FC, Ortiz JA, Bültmann U
 
Original article [online first; 30 May 2017]   pdf
Safety leadership at construction sites: the importance of rule-oriented and participative leadership
Grill M, Pousette A, Nielsen K, Grytnes R, Törner M
 
Original article [online first; 30 May 2017]   pdf
Predicting working beyond retirement in the Netherlands: an interdisciplinary approach involving occupational epidemiology and economics
Scharn M, van der Beek AJ, Huisman MA, de Wind A, Lindeboom M, Elbers CTM, Geuskens GA, Boot CRL
 
Original article [online first; 29 May 2017]   pdf
Does age modify the association between psychosocial factors at work and deterioration of self-rated health?
Burr H, Hasselhorn HM, Kersten N, Pohrt A, Rugulies R
 
Original article [online first; 18 May 2017]   pdf
Autonomic dysregulation in burnout and depression: evidence for the central role of exhaustion
Kanthak MK, Stalder T, Hill LK, Thayer JF, Penz M, Kirschbaum C
 
Original article [online first; 17 May 2017]   pdf
Loss of permanent employment and its association with suicidal ideation: a cohort study in South Korea
Yoon S, Kim JY, Park J, Kim S-S
 
Original article [online first; 15 May 2017]   pdf
Occupational class and working beyond the retirement age: a cohort study
Virtanen M, Oksanen T, Pentti J, Ervasti J, Head J, Stenholm S, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article [online first; 10 May 2017]   pdf
Appraisal of levels and patterns of occupational exposure to 1,3-butadiene
Scarselli A, Corfiati M, Di Marzi D, Iavicoli S
 
Original article [online first; 2 May 2017]   pdf
Length of sickness absence and sustained return-to-work in mental disorders and musculoskeletal diseases: a cohort study of public sector employees
Kausto J, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Virta LJ, Virtanen M, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J
 
Editorial [online first; 2 May 2017]   pdf
On effort–reward imbalance and depression
Theorell T
 
Original article [online first; 3 April 2017]   pdf
Effects on musculoskeletal pain from “Take a Stand!” – a cluster-randomized controlled trial reducing sitting time among office workers
Danquah IH, Kloster S, Holtermann A, Aadahl M, Tolstrup JS
 
Original article [online first; 31 March 2017]   pdf
Shift work and cognitive aging: a longitudinal study
Bokenberger K, Ström P, Dahl Aslan AK, Åkerstedt T, Pedersen NL
 
Original article [online first; 28 March 2017]   pdf
Employees’ drug purchases before and after organizational downsizing: a natural experiment on the Norwegian working population (2004–2012)
Kaspersen SL, Pape K, Carlsen F, Ose SO, Bjorngaard JH
 
Original article [online first; 27 March 2017]   pdf
The psychosocial work environment is associated with risk of stroke at working age
Jood K, Karlsson N, Medin J, Pessah-Rasmussen H, Wester P, Ekberg K
 
Original article [online first; 21 March 2017]   pdf
Exercise to reduce work-related fatigue among employees: a randomized controlled trial
de Vries JD, van Hooff MLM, Geurts SAE, Kompier MAJ
 
Review [online first; 17 March 2017]   pdf
Effort–reward imbalance at work and risk of depressive disorders. A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
Rugulies R, Aust B, Madsen IEH
 
Original article [online first; 17 March 2017]   pdf
The association between blood lead levels and cardiovascular diseases among lead-exposed male workers
Min Y-S, Ahn Y-S
Our editor has selected one article per issue, read them at no charge.

Year 2017

Review 2017;43(3):197-209   pdf full text
Parkinson’s disease and occupational exposures: a systematic literature review and meta-analyses
Gunnarsson L-G , Bodin L
Original article 2017;43(2):117-126   pdf full text
Shift work and overall and cause-specific mortality in the Danish nurse cohort
Jørgensen JT et.al.
Original article 2017;43(1):5-14   pdf full text
Job strain and informal caregiving as predictors of long-term sickness absence: A longitudinal multi-cohort study
Mortensen J et.al.

Year 2016

Original article 2016;42(6):459-468   pdf full text
Shift workers have a similar diet quality but higher energy intake than day workers
Hulsegge G et.al.
Review 2016;42(5):371-381   pdf full text
Process variables in organizational stress management intervention evaluation research: a systematic review
Havermans BM et.al.
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
Effects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
Interventions to reduce sedentary behavior and increase physical activity during productive work: a systematic review
Commissaris DACM et.al.
Short communication 2016;42(2):170-174   pdf full text
Mid-life job insecurity associated with subjective well-being in old age: results from the population-based MONICA/KORA study
Barrech A et.al.
Review 2016;42(1):3-16   pdf full text
Systematic review of qualitative literature on occupational health and safety legislation and regulatory enforcement planning and implementation
MacEachen E et.al.

Year 2015

Original article 2015;41(6):511-518   pdf full text
Changes in working conditions and physical health functioning among midlife and ageing employees
Mänty M et.al.
Reviews 2015;41(5):425-440   pdf full text
A systematic review of the sleep, sleepiness, and performance implications of limited wake shift work schedules
Short MA et.al.
Original article 2015;41(4):338-346   pdf full text
Explaining educational differences in sickness absence: a population-based follow-up study
Kaikkonen R et.al.
Original article 2015;41(3):223-233   pdf full text
Results of a feasibility study: barriers and facilitators in implementing the Sherbrooke model in France
Fassier J-B et.al.
Original article 2015;41(2):111-123   pdf full text
How compatible are participatory ergonomics programs with occupational health and safety management systems?
Yazdani A et.al.
Original article 2015;41(1):16-23   pdf full text
How do retirement dynamics influence mental well-being in later life? A 10-year panel study
Dingemans E , Henkens K

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

The following list includes most cited articles published during the previous 36 months.

Consensus report 2015;41(1):5-15   pdf full text
48 citationsAsbestos, asbestosis, and cancer, the Helsinki criteria for diagnosis and attribution 2014: recommendations
Wolff H, reporter, Vehmas T, reporter, Oksa P, reporter, Rantanen J, reporter, Vainio H, reporter
 
Review 2014;40(6):543-556   pdf full text
21 citationsHealth-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature
Neil-Sztramko SE, Pahwa M, Demers PA, Gotay CC
 
Review 2014;40(5):441-456   pdf full text
18 citationsA reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the “reversed” effect
Tang K
 
Original article 2014;40(5):518-530   pdf full text
18 citationsAir pollution exposure and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a large UK birth cohort: use of a novel spatio-temporal modelling technique
Hannam K, McNamee R, Baker P, Sibley C, Agius R
 
Original article 2014;40(5):473-482   pdf full text
18 citationsThe influence of chronic health problems on work ability and productivity at work: a longitudinal study among older employees
Leijten FRM, van den Heuvel SG, Ybema JF, van der Beek AJ, Robroek SJW, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2015;41(2):164-174   pdf full text
16 citationsLog in and breathe out: internet-based recovery training for sleepless employees with work-related strain – results of a randomized controlled trial
Thiart H, Lehr D, Ebert DD, Berking M, Riper H
 
Original article 2014;40(6):582-596   pdf full text
16 citationsEfficacy of an internet-based problem-solving training for teachers: results of a randomized controlled trial
Ebert DD, Lehr D, Boß L, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Andersson G, Thiart H, Heber E, Berking M
 
Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
16 citationsEvaluation of occupational health interventions using a randomized controlled trial: challenges and alternative research designs
Schelvis RMC, Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Blatter BM, Strijk JE, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2014;40(6):557-568   pdf full text
15 citationsEvaluation of an mHealth intervention aiming to improve health-related behavior and sleep and reduce fatigue among airline pilots
van Drongelen A, Boot CRL, Hynek H, Twisk JWR, Smid T, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2014;40(5):531-538   pdf full text
15 citationsDifferential cross-sectional associations of work- and leisure-time sitting, with cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness among working adults
Saidj M, Jørgensen T, Jacobsen RK, Linneberg A, Aadahl M