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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 25 May 2020]   pdf
Shift work relationships with same- and subsequent-day empty calorie food and beverage consumption
Lin T-T, Park C, Kapella MC, Martyn-Nemeth P, Tussing-Humphreys L, Rospenda KM, Zenk SN
 
Original article [online first; 21 May 2020]   pdf
Psychosocial work exposures of the job strain model and cardiovascular mortality in France: results from the STRESSJEM prospective study
Niedhammer I, Milner A, Geoffroy-Perez B, Coutrot T, LaMontagne AD, Chastang J-F
 
Original article [online first; 17 May 2020]   pdf
Quality improvement activity in occupational healthcare associated with reduced need for disability retirement: A Bayesian mixed effects modelling study in Finland
Kuronen J, Winell K, Kopra J, Räsänen K
 
Original article [online first; 14 May 2020]   pdf
Metalworking fluids and cancer mortality in a US autoworker cohort (1941–2015)
Costello S, Chen K, Picciotto S, Lutzker L, Eisen E
 
Original article [online first; 11 May 2020]   pdf
The association of work stress and night work with nutrient intake – a prospective cohort study
Hemiö K, Lindström J, Peltonen M, Härmä M, Viitasalo K, Puttonen S
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 5 May 2020]   pdf
Not just a research method: If used with caution, can job-exposure matrices be a useful tool in the practice of occupational medicine and public health?
Fadel M, Evanoff BA, Andersen JH, d’Errico A, Dale AM, Leclerc A, Descatha A
 
Editorial [online first; 16 April 2020]   pdf
On endocrine disruption at the workplace – how to get from suggestive to conclusive evidence?
Bonde JP
 
Original article [online first; 9 April 2020]   pdf
Night work, mortality, and the link to occupational group and sex
Åkerstedt T, Narusyte J, Svedberg P
 
Original article [online first; 7 April 2020]   pdf
The mediating role of sleep, physical activity, and diet in the association between shift work and respiratory infections
Loef B, van der Beek AJ, Hulsegge G, van Baarle D, Proper KI
 
Original article [online first; 7 April 2020]   pdf
Association between asbestos exposure and pericardial and tunica vaginalis testis malignant mesothelioma: a case–control study and epidemiological remarks
Marinaccio A, Consonni D, Mensi C, Mirabelli D, Migliore E, Magnani C, Di Marzio D, Gennaro V, Mazzoleni G, Girardi P, Negro C, Romanelli A, Chellini E, Grappasonni I, Madeo G, ­Romeo E, Ascoli V, Carrozza F, Angelillo IF, Cavone D, ­Tumino R, Melis M, Curti S, Brandi G, Mattioli S, Iavicoli S; ReNaM Working Group
 
Original article [online first; 23 March 2020]   pdf
Persistent and changing job strain and risk of coronary heart disease. A population-based cohort study of 1.6 million employees in Denmark
Rugulies R, Framke E, Sørensen JK, Svane-Petersen AC, Alexanderson K, Bonde JP, Farrants K, Flachs EM, Magnusson Hanson LL, Nyberg ST, Kivimäki M, Madsen IEH
 
Original article [online first; 25 February 2020]   pdf
Association of long working hours with accidents and suicide mortality in Korea
Lee H-E, Kim I, Kim H-R, Kawachi I
 
Original article [online first; 24 February 2020]   pdf
Psychosocial working characteristics before retirement and depressive symptoms across the retirement transition: a longitudinal latent class analysis
Åhlin JK, Peristera P, Westerlund H, Magnusson Hanson LL
 
Original article [online first; 20 February 2020]   pdf
Neurodevelopmental disorders among young adults and the risk of sickness absence and disability pension: a nationwide register linkage study
Virtanen M, Lallukka T, Kivimäki M, Alexanderson K, Ervasti J, Mittendorfer-Rutz E
 
Original article [online first; 30 January 2020]   pdf
The effects of the number of consecutive night shifts on sleep duration and quality
Garde AH, Nabe-Nielsen K, Jensen MA, Kristiansen J, Sørensen JK, Hansen ÅM
 
Original article [online first; 30 January 2020]   pdf
The mediating effect of work-life interference on the relationship between work-time control and depressive and musculoskeletal symptoms
Albrecht SC, Kecklund G, Leineweber C
 
Original article [online first; 23 January 2020]   pdf
Occupational chemical exposures in pregnancy and fetal growth: evidence from the Born in Bradford Study
Shirangi A, Wright J, Blair EM, McEachan RRC, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ
 
Original article [online first; 20 January 2020]   pdf
Risk of work-related hand eczema in relation to wet work exposure
Lund T, Petersen SB, Flachs EM, Ebbehøj NE, Bonde JP, Agner T
 
Original article [online first; 16 January 2020]   pdf
The effect of training for a participatory ergonomic intervention on physical exertion and musculoskeletal pain among childcare workers (the TOY-project) – a wait-list cluster-randomized controlled trial
Rasmussen CDN, Sørensen OH, van der Beek AJ, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 16 January 2020]   pdf
Metabolic syndrome – a risk factor for all-cause disability pension: a prospective study based on the Swedish WOLF cohort
Lidén E, Karlsson B, Torén K, Andersson E
 
Original article [online first; 13 January 2020]   pdf
Risk of being granted disability pension among incident cancer patients before and after a structural pension reform: A Danish population-based, matched cohort study
Pedersen P, Aagesen M, Tang LH, Bruun NH, Zwisler A-D, Stapelfeldt CM
 
Original article [online first; 9 January 2020]   pdf
Cancer incidence among seafarers and fishermen in the Nordic countries
Ugelvig Petersen K, Pukkala E, Martinsen JI, Lynge E, Tryggvadottir L, Weiderpass E, Kjærheim K, Heikkinen S, Hansen J
 
Review [online first; 7 January 2020]   pdf
Work-related exposure to violence or threats and risk of mental disorders and symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Rudkjoebing LA, Bungum AB, Flachs EM, Eller NH, Borritz M, Aust B, Rugulies R, Rod NH, Biering K, Bonde JP
 
Original article [online first; 6 January 2020]   pdf
How leadership behaviors influence the effects of job predictability and perceived employability on employee mental health – a multilevel, prospective study
Fløvik L, Knardahl S, Christensen JO
 
Original article [online first; 5 January 2020]   pdf
Inpatient multimodal occupational rehabilitation reduces sickness absence among individuals with musculoskeletal and common mental health disorders: a randomized clinical trial
Gismervik SØ, Aasdahl L, Vasseljen O, Fors EA, Rise MB, Johnsen R, Hara K, Jacobsen HB, Pape K, Fleten N, Jensen C, Fimland MS
 
Original article [online first; 16 December 2019]   pdf
Physical workload, long-term sickness absence, and the role of social capital. Multi-level analysis of a large occupation cohort
Török E, Clark AJ, Ersbøll AK, Bjorner JB, Holtermann A, Rugulies R, LaMontagne AD, Milner A, Rod NH
 
Original article [online first; 13 December 2019]   pdf
Effectiveness of adding a workplace intervention to an inpatient multimodal occupational rehabilitation program: A randomized clinical trial
Skagseth M, Fimland MS, Rise MB, Johnsen R, Borchgrevink PC, Aasdahl L
 
Original article [online first; 12 December 2019]   pdf
Shift work and use of psychotropic medicine: a follow-up study with register linkage
Albertsen K, Hannerz H, Nielsen ML, Garde AH
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Year 2020

Original article 2020;46(3):302-310   pdf
Do gender and psychosocial job stressors modify the relationship between disability and sickness absence: An investigation using 12 waves of a longitudinal cohort
Milner A et.al.
Review 2020;46(2):127-142   pdf full text
Health economic evaluations of interventions to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behavior at the workplace: a systematic review
Lutz N et.al.
Original article 2020;46(1):43-49   pdf full text
Risk factors of hospitalization for carpal tunnel syndrome among the general working population
Hulkkonen S et.al.

Year 2019

Original article 2019;45(6):600-609   pdf full text
Glyphosate use and associations with non-Hodgkin lymphoma major histological sub-types: findings from the North American Pooled Project
Pahwa M et.al.
Original article 2019;45(5):465-474   pdf full text
Associations between shift work and use of prescribed medications for the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia: a prospective cohort study
Tucker P et.al.
Review 2019;45(4):324-332   pdf full text
Effectiveness of psychological and educational interventions for the prevention of depression in the workplace: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Bellón JA et.al.
Review 2019;45(3):217-238   pdf full text
Current state of knowledge on the health effects of engineered nanomaterials in workers: a systematic review of human studies and epidemiological investigations
Schulte PA et.al.
Review 2019;45(2):103-113   pdf full text
Systematic literature review on the effects of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions at the workplace
Andersen JH et.al.
Original article 2019;45(1):53-62   pdf full text
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 et.al.

Year 2018

Review 2018;44(6):557-567   pdf full text
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.

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Review 2018;44(2):134-146   pdf full text
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Original article 2017;43(6):526-539   pdf full text
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Original article 2017;43(6):560-568   pdf full text
19 citationsShift work and the incidence of prostate cancer: a 10-year follow-up of a German population-based cohort study
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