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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 13 November 2018]   pdf
Mechanical and psychosocial work exposures: the construction and evaluation of a gender-specific job exposure matrix (JEM)
Hanvold TN, Sterud T, Kristensen P, Mehlum IS
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 13 November 2018]   pdf
Authors' response to "Multiple-job holding is not a type of precarious employment"
Koranyi I, Jonsson J, ­Rönnblad T, Stockfelt L, Bodin T
 
Original article [online first; 7 November 2018]   pdf
Does paid vacation leave protect against depression among working Americans? A national longitudinal fixed effects analysis
Kim D
 
Original article [online first; 5 November 2018]   pdf
Exposure to loud noise and risk of vestibular schwannoma: results from the INTERPHONE international case‒control study
Deltour I, Schlehofer B, Massardier-Pilonchéry A, Schlaefer K, Armstrong B, Giles GG, Siemiatycki J, Parent M-E, Krewski D, McBride M, Johansen, Auvinen A, Salminen T, Hours M, Montestrucq L, Blettner M, Berg-Beckhoff G, Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Lagorio S, Iavarone I, Yamaguchi N, Takebayashi T, Woodward A, Cook A, Tynes T, Klaeboe L, Feychting M, Lönn S, Fleming S, Swerdlow AJ, Schoemaker MJ, Moissonnier M, Kesminiene A, Cardis E, Schüz J; INTERPHONE Study Group
 
Original article [online first; 5 November 2018]   pdf
Risk of childhood asthma following prenatal exposure to negative life events and job stressors: A nationwide register-based study in Denmark
Liu X, Madsen KP, Sejbaek CS, Kolstad HA, Bonde JPE, Olsen J, Hougaard KS, Hansen KS, Andersson NW, Rugulies R, Schlünssen V
 
Original article [online first; 2 November 2018]   pdf
Historical changes in chemical exposures encountered by Danish firefighters
Pedersen JE, Petersen KU, Hansen J
 
Review [online first; 29 October 2018]   pdf
The contribution of work and lifestyle factors to socioeconomic inequalities in self-rated health ‒ a systematic review
Dieker ACM, IJzelenberg W, Proper KI, Burdorf A, Ket JCF, van der Beek AJ, Hulsegge G
 
Review [online first; 29 October 2018]   pdf
Systematic literature review on the effects of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions at the workplace
Andersen JH, Malmros P, Ebbehoej NE, Flachs EM, Bengtsen E, Bonde JP
 
Short communication [online first; 26 October 2018]   pdf
What do employers spend to protect the health of workers?
Mustard C, Tompa E, Landsman V, Lay M
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 25 October 2018]   pdf
Multiple-job holding is not a type of precarious employment
Bouwhuis S, Geuskens GA, van der Beek AJ, Boot CRL
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 24 October 2018]   pdf
Positive association between job decision authority and systolic blood pressure: a statistical artifact?
Choi B, Juárez-Garcia A
 
Short communication [online first; 19 October 2018]   pdf
Early part-time sick leave results in considerable savings in social security costs at national level: an analysis based on a quasi-experiment in Finland
Viikari-Juntura E, Leinonen T, Virta LJ, Hiljanen I, Husgafvel-Pursiainen K, Autti-Rämö I, Rissanen P, Burdorf A, Solovieva S
 
Original article [online first; 18 October 2018]   pdf
Organizational change and employee mental health: A prospective multilevel study of the associations between organizational changes and clinically relevant mental distress
Fløvik L, Knardahl S, Christensen JO
 
Original article [online first; 16 October 2018]   pdf
Participatory organizational intervention for improved use of assistive devices in patient transfer: a single-blinded cluster randomized controlled trial
Jakobsen MD, Aust B, Kines P, Madeleine P, Andersen LL
 
Original article [online first; 28 September 2018]   pdf
Short time between shifts and risk of injury among Danish hospital workers: a register-based cohort study
Nielsen HB, Hansen ÅM, Conway SH, Dyreborg J, Hansen J, Kolstad HA, Larsen AD, Nabe-Nielsen K, Pompeii LA, Garde AH
 
Original article [online first; 16 September 2018]   pdf
Long-term occupational trajectories and suicide: a 22-year follow-up of the GAZEL cohort study
Azevedo Da Silva M, Younès N, Leroyer A, Plancke L, Lemogne C, Goldberg M, Rivière M, Melchior M
 
Original article [online first; 10 September 2018]   pdf
Bi-directional relation between effort‒reward imbalance and risk of neck-shoulder pain: assessment of mediation through depressive symptoms using occupational longitudinal data
Halonen JI, Lallukka T, Virtanen M, Rod NH, Magnusson Hanson LL
 
Original article [online first; 31 August 2018]   pdf
Changes in working life expectancy with disability in the Netherlands, 1992–2016
van der Noordt M, van der Pas S, van Tilburg TG, van den Hout A, Deeg DJH
 
Original article [online first; 22 August 2018]   pdf
Occupational biomechanical risk factors for surgically treated ulnar nerve entrapment in a prospective study of male construction workers
Jackson JA, Olsson D, Punnett L, Burdorf A, Järvholm B, Wahlström J
 
Original article [online first; 22 August 2018]   pdf
The impact of workplace ergonomics and neck-specific exercise versus ergonomics and health promotion interventions on office worker productivity: A cluster-randomized trial
Pereira M, Comans T, Sjøgaard G, Straker L, Melloh M, O’Leary S, Chen X, Johnston V
 
Original article [online first; 21 August 2018]   pdf
Longitudinal associations between organizational change, work-unit social capital, and employee exit from the work unit among public healthcare workers: a mediation analysis
Jensen JH, Flachs EM, Skakon J, Rod NH, Bonde JP
 
Review [online first; 8 August 2018]   pdf
The effect of shift work on eating habits: a systematic review
Souza RV, Sarmento RA, de Almeida JC, Canuto R
 
Original article [online first; 2 August 2018]   pdf
A randomized controlled multicenter trial of individual placement and support for patients with moderate-to-severe mental illness
Reme SE, Monstad K, Fyhn T, Sveinsdottir V, Løvvik C, Lie SA, Øverland S
 
Original article [online first; 19 July 2018]   pdf
Non-occupational exposure to asbestos is the main cause of malignant mesothelioma in women in North Jutland, Denmark
Panou V, Vyberg M, Meristoudis C, Hansen J, Bøgsted M, Omland Ø, Weinreich UM, Røe OD
 
Discussion paper [online first; 18 July 2018]   pdf
Promoting health and physical capacity during productive work: the Goldilocks Principle
Holtermann A, Mathiassen SE, Straker L
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Year 2018

Review 2018;44(6):557-567   pdf
Sickness absence after carpal tunnel release: a systematic review of the literature
Newington L et.al.
Review 2018;44(5):443-457   pdf full text
Content and quality of workplace guidelines developed to prevent mental health problems: results from a systematic review
Nexø MA et.al.
Review 2018;44(4):341-350   pdf full text
Precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries – a systematic review
Koranyi I et.al.
Review 2018;44(3):229-238   pdf
Shift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose–response relationship
Torquati L et.al.
Review 2018;44(2):113-133   pdf full text
Are work organization interventions effective in preventing or reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders? A systematic review of the literature
Stock SR et.al.
Original article 2018;44(1):16-24   pdf full text
Intervention to diminish dehydration and kidney damage among sugarcane workers
Wegman DH et.al.

Year 2017

Original article 2017;43(6):509-518   pdf full text
Breast cancer and exposure to aircraft, road, and railway-noise: a case–control study based on health insurance records
Hegewald J et.al.
Original article 2017;43(5):426-435   pdf full text
Occupational class and working beyond the retirement age: a cohort study
Virtanen M et.al.
Review 2017;43(4):294-306   pdf full text
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
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.

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

Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
26 citationsInterventions to reduce sedentary behavior and increase physical activity during productive work: a systematic review
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Discussion paper 2016;42(1):71-79   pdf full text
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Review 2017;43(4):294-306   pdf full text
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Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
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14 citationsWorkplace bullying and sickness absence: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the research literature
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Original article 2016;42(3):237-245   pdf full text
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Original article 2016;42(4):280-290   pdf full text
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Original article 2017;43(1):59-67   pdf full text
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Original article 2016;42(5):382-394   pdf full text
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10 citationsShift work and the incidence of prostate cancer: a 10-year follow-up of a German population-based cohort study
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