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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 16 August 2017]   pdf
Breast cancer and exposure to aircraft, road, and railway-noise: a case–control study based on health insurance records
Hegewald J, Schubert M, Wagner M, Dröge P, Prote U, Swart E, Möhler U, Zeeb H, Seidler A
 
Original article [online first; 7 August 2017]   pdf
Legislative change enabling use of early part-time sick leave enhanced return to work and work participation in Finland
Viikari-Juntura E, Virta LJ, Kausto J, Autti-Rämö I, Martimo K-P, Laaksonen M, Leinonen T, Husgafvel-Pursiainen K, Burdorf A, Solovieva S
 
Original article [online first; 7 August 2017]   pdf
Cumulative occupational mechanical exposures during working life and risk of sickness absence and disability pension: prospective cohort study
Sundstrup E, Hansen ÅM, Mortensen EL, Poulsen OM, Clausen T, Rugulies R, Møller A, Andersen LL
 
Original article [online first; 7 August 2017]   pdf
Occupational exposures to solvents and metals are associated with fixed airflow obstruction
Alif SM, Dharmage SC, Benke G, Dennekamp M, Burgess JA, Perret JL, Lodge CJ, Morrison S, Johns DP, Giles GG, Gurrin LC, Thomas PS, Hopper JL, Wood-Baker R, Thompson BR, Feather IH, Vermeulen R, Kromhout H, Walters EH, Abramson MJ, Matheson MC
 
Book review [online first; 31 July 2017]   pdf
Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy: The Model of Effort–Reward Imbalance
van Hooff M
 
Original article [online first; 14 July 2017]   pdf
Shift work, long working hours, and later risk of dementia: A long-term follow-up of the Copenhagen Male Study
Nabe-Nielsen K, Garde AH, Ishtiak-Ahmed K, Gyntelberg F, Mortensen EL, Phung TKT, Rod NH, Waldemar G, Westendorp RGJ, Hansen ÅM
 
Original article [online first; 7 July 2017]   pdf
Intervention to diminish dehydration and kidney damage among sugarcane workers
Wegman DH, Apelqvist J, Bottai M, Ekström U, García-Trabanino R, Glaser J, Hogstedt C, Jakobsson K, Jarquín E, Lucas RAI, Weiss I, Wesseling C, Bodin T, The Work Health and Efficiency (WE) Program Working Group
 
Original article [online first; 6 July 2017]   pdf
Work–family conflict and depressive complaints among Dutch employees: examining reciprocal associations in a longitudinal study
Bergs Y, Hoofs H, Kant I, Slangen J, Jansen NWH
 
Editorial [online first; 28 June 2017]   pdf
Analytical strategies to determine whether job strain is an important risk factor for occurrence of low-back pain
Burdorf A, LaMontagne AD
 
Original article [online first; 27 June 2017]   pdf
Work-related biomechanical exposure and job strain in midlife separately and jointly predict disability after 28 years: a Finnish longitudinal study
Prakash KC, Neupane S, Leino-Arjas P, von Bonsdorff MB, Rantanen T, von Bonsdorff ME, Seitsamo J, Ilmarinen J, Nygård C-H
 
Original article [online first; 26 June 2017]   pdf
Return to work after work-related stress: a randomized controlled trial of a work-focused cognitive behavioral intervention
Dalgaard VL, Aschbacher K, Andersen JH, Glasscock DJ, Willert MV, Carstensen O, Biering K
 
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; 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; 31 March 2017]   pdf
Shift work and cognitive aging: a longitudinal study
Bokenberger K, Ström P, Dahl Aslan AK, Åkerstedt T, Pedersen NL
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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
51 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
 
Original article 2014;40(5):518-530   pdf full text
20 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
 
Review 2014;40(5):441-456   pdf full text
19 citationsA reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the “reversed” effect
Tang K
 
Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
19 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 2015;41(2):164-174   pdf full text
18 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(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 2014;40(6):582-596   pdf full text
17 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
 
Original article 2015;41(2):124-139   pdf full text
15 citationsOccupational physical activity and 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
Krause N, Brand RJ, Arah OA, Kauhanen J
 
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