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Online-first articles

Review [online first; 15 June 2016]   pdf
Workplace bullying and sickness absence: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the research literature
Nielsen MB, Indregard AMR, Øverland S
 
Editorial [online first; 7 June 2016]   pdf
Organizational stress management interventions: Is it the singer not the song?
Kompier M, Aust B
 
Editorial [online first; 7 June 2016]   pdf
To RCT or not to RCT: evidence on effectiveness of return-to-work interventions
Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ
 
Review [online first; 7 June 2016]   pdf
Effectiveness of very early workplace interventions to reduce sickness absence: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis
Vargas-Prada S, Demou E, Lalloo D, Avila-Palencia I, Sanati KA, Sampere M, Freer K, Serra C, Macdonald EB
 
Original article [online first; 3 June 2016]   pdf
Overcommitment as a predictor of effort–reward imbalance: evidence from an 8-year follow-up study
Feldt T, Hyvönen K, Mäkikangas A, Rantanen J, Huhtala M, Kinnunen U
 
Original article [online first; 1 June 2016]   pdf
Pre-retirement physical working conditions and changes in physical health functioning during retirement transition process
Mänty M, Kouvonen A, Lallukka T, Lahti J, Lahelma E, Rahkonen O
 
Original article [online first; 1 June 2016]   pdf
Internet- and mobile-based stress management for employees with adherence-focused guidance: efficacy and mechanism of change
Ebert DD, Lehr D, Heber E, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Berking M
 
Original article [online first; 31 May 2016]   pdf
The risk of cataract in relation to metal arc welding
Slagor RM, La Cour M, Bonde JP
 
Original article [online first; 25 May 2016]   pdf
Joint association of sleep problems and psychosocial working conditions with registered long-term sickness absence. A Danish cohort study
Madsen IEH, Larsen AD, Thorsen SV, Pejtersen JH, Rugulies R, Sivertsen B
 
Review [online first; 11 May 2016]   pdf
Process variables in organizational stress management intervention evaluation research: a systematic review
Havermans BM, Schelvis RMC, Boot CRL, Brouwers EPM, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article [online first; 9 May 2016]   pdf
Improving safety climate through a communication and recognition program for construction: a mixed methods study
Sparer EH, Catalano PJ, Herrick RF, Dennerlein JT
 
Original article [online first; 9 May 2016]   pdf
Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Danish version of the 19-item return-to-work self-efficacy (RTWSE-19) questionnaire
Momsen AH, Rosbjerg R, Stapelfeldt CM, Lund T, Jensen C, Johansen T, Nielsen CV, Labriola M
 
Discussion paper [online first; 9 May 2016]   pdf
Labor markets and health: an integrated life course perspective
Amick BC, McLeod CB, Bültmann U
 
Original article [online first; 6 May 2016]   pdf
Carpal tunnel syndrome and manual work: the OCTOPUS cohort, results of a ten-year longitudinal study
Violante FS, Farioli A, Graziosi F, Marinelli F, Curti S, Armstrong TJ, Mattioli S, Bonfiglioli R
 
Original article [online first; 29 April 2016]   pdf
The influence of and change in procedural justice on self-rated health trajectories: Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health results
Leineweber C, Eib C, Peristera P, Bernhard-Oettel C
 
Original article [online first; 21 April 2016]   pdf
Self-reported occupational physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness: Importance for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality
Holtermann A, Marott JL, Gyntelberg F, Søgaard K, Mortensen OS, Prescott E, Schnohr P
 
Original article [online first; 13 April 2016]   pdf
Effects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
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Year 2016

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

Year 2014

Review 2014;40(6):543-556   pdf full text
Health-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature
Neil-Sztramko SE et.al.
Review 2014;40(5):441-456   pdf full text
A reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the “reversed” effect
Tang K
Original article 2014;40(4):335-342   pdf full text
Heavy work and disability pension – a long term follow-up of Swedish construction workers
Järvholm B et.al.
Review 2014;40(3):215-229   pdf full text
Occurrence of delayed-onset post-traumatic stress disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
Utzon-Frank N et.al.
Review 2014;40(2):109-132   pdf full text
Adverse effects of psychosocial work factors on blood pressure: systematic review of studies on demand–control–support and effort–reward imbalance models
Gilbert-Ouimet M et.al.
Review 2014;40(1):5-18   pdf full text
The association between long working hours and health: A systematic review of epidemiological evidence
Bannai A , Tamakoshi A

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Review 2014;40(1):5-18   pdf full text
40 citationsThe association between long working hours and health: A systematic review of epidemiological evidence
Bannai A, Tamakoshi A
 
Review 2013;39(5):431-447   pdf full text
39 citationsNight-shift work and breast cancer – a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ijaz S, Verbeek J, Seidler A, Lindbohm M-L, Ojajärvi A, Orsini N, Costa G, Neuvonen K
 
Original article 2013;39(5):495-505   pdf full text
34 citationsPrevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations: pooled analysis of six prospective studies
Dale AM, Harris-Adamson C, Rempel D, Gerr F, Hegmann K, Silverstein B, Burt S, Garg A, Kapellusch J, Merlino L, Thiese MS, Eisen EA, Evanoff B
 
Review 2014;40(1):19-35   pdf full text
22 citationsOccupational chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic literature review
Omland Ø, Würtz ET, Aasen TB, Blanc P, Brisman J, Miller MR, Pedersen OF, Schlünssen V, Sigsgaard T, Ulrik CS, Viskum S
 
Consensus report 2015;41(1):5-15   pdf full text
21 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 2013;39(6):535-549   pdf full text
18 citationsPsychosocial work characteristics and sleep quality: a systematic review of longitudinal and intervention research
Van Laethem M, Beckers DGJ, Kompier MAJ, Dijksterhuis A, Geurts SAE
 
Original article 2014;40(3):295-304   pdf full text
15 citationsRotating-shift nurses after a day off: peripheral clock gene expression, urinary melatonin, and serum 17-β-estradiol levels
Bracci M, Manzella N, Copertaro A, Staffolani S, Strafella E, Barbaresi M, Copertaro B, Rapisarda V, Valentino M, Santarelli L
 
Review 2013;39(4):325-334   pdf full text
15 citationsMiscarriage and occupational activity: a systematic review and meta-analysis regarding shift work, working hours, lifting, standing, and physical workload
Bonde JP, Jørgensen KT, Bonzini M, Palmer KT
 
Original article 2014;40(1):36-46   pdf full text
14 citationsMusculoskeletal pain in Europe: the role of personal, occupational, and social risk factors
Farioli A, Mattioli S, Quaglieri A, Curti S, Violante FS, Coggon D
 
Original article 2013;39(6):578-588   pdf full text
13 citationsWork-related risk factors for incidence of lateral epicondylitis in a large working population
Herquelot E, Guéguen A, Roquelaure Y, Bodin J, Sérazin C, Ha C, Leclerc A, Goldberg M, Zins M, Descatha A