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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 12 February 2024]   pdf
Education and pandemic SARS-CoV-2 infections in the German working population – the mediating role of working from home
Wachtler B, Beese F, Demirer I, Haller S, Pförtner T-K, Wahrendorf M, Grabka MM, Hoebel J
 
Original article [online first; 8 February 2024]   pdf
Validity of self-reported night shift work among women with and without breast cancer
Vestergaard JM, Haug JND, Dalbøge A, Bonde JPE, Garde AH, Hansen J, Hansen ÅM, Larsen AD, Härmä M, Costello S, Kolstad HA
 
Discussion paper [online first; 7 February 2024]   pdf
Asbestos and disease – a public health success story?
Järvholm B, Burdorf A
 
Editorial [online first; 1 February 2024]   pdf
What are the economic costs of a poor work environment?
Rugulies R, Burdorf A
 
Original article [online first; 30 January 2024]   pdf
Effects of a participatory work stress prevention approach for employees in primary education: results of a quasi-experimental study
Bakhuys Roozeboom MC, Wiezer NM, Schelvis RMC, Niks IMW, Boot CRL
 
Original article [online first; 24 January 2024]   pdf
Respirable crystalline silica and lung cancer in community-based studies: impact of job-exposure matrix specifications on exposure–response relationships
Ohlander J, Kromhout H, Vermeulen R, Portengen L, Kendzia B, Savary B, Cavallo D, Cattaneo A, Migliori E, Richiardi L, Plato N, Wichmann H-E, Karrasch S, Consonni D, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Siemiatycki J, Gustavsson P, Jöckel K-H, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Fernández-Tardón G, Zaridze D, Lissowska, Swiatkowska, Field, McLaughlin JR, Demers PA, Pandics T, Forastiere F, Fabianova E, Schejbalova M, ForetovaL, Janout V, Mates D, Barul C, Brüning T, Behrens T, Straif K, Schüz J, Olsson A, Peters S
 
Original article [online first; 23 January 2024]   pdf
Night shift work and cardiovascular diseases among employees in Germany: five-year follow-up of the Gutenberg Health Study
Jankowiak S, Rossnagel K, Bauer J, Schulz A, Liebers F, Latza U, Romero Starke K, Seidler A, Nübling M, Riechmann-Wolf M, Letzel S, Wild P, Arnold N, Beutel M, Pfeiffer N, Lackner K, Münzel T, Schulze A, Hegewald J
 
Original article [online first; 17 January 2024]   pdf
Ethical value conflicts in healthcare and their effects on nurses’ health, turnover intent, team effectiveness, and patient safety: a longitudinal questionnaire study
Larsman P, Pousette A, Skyvell Nilsson M, Gadolin C, Törner M
 
Original article [online first; 9 January 2024]   pdf
Ground reaction force as a factor responsible for the topography of injuries in professional dance. An analysis of three dance styles: classical dance, modern dance, and folk dance
Gorwa J, Nowakowska-Lipiec K, Michnik R
 
Original article [online first; 13 December 2023]   pdf
Effect of retirement on self-rated oral health and dental services use: longitudinal fixed-effects instrumental variable study in 31 countries
Baumeister S-E, Wesselmann H, Nascimento GG, Listl S
 
Short communication [online first; 7 December 2023]   pdf
Impact of employment and income support interventions on the health of young adults with episodic disability: Findings from a systematic review
Jetha A, Navaratnerajah L, Kondratowski S, Parmassar M, Tucker LB, Gignac MAM
 
Original article [online first; 12 November 2023]   pdf
The indispensable whole of work and population health: How the working life exposome can advance empirical research, policy, and action
Apostolopoulos Y, Sönmez S, Thiese MS, Gallos LK
 
Original article [online first; 12 November 2023]   pdf
Global-, regional- and country-level estimates of the work-related burden of diseases and accidents in 2019
Takala J, Hämäläinen P, Sauni R, Nygård C-H, Gagliardi D, Neupane S
 
Original article [online first; 9 November 2023]   pdf
The labor market costs of work-related stress: A longitudinal study of 52 763 Danish employees using multi-state modeling
Pedersen J, Graversen BK, Hansen KS, Madsen IEH

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Letter to the Editor 2021;47(5):408-409   pdf full text
106 citationsReturn-to-work, disabilities and occupational health in the age of COVID-19
Godeau D, Petit A, Richard I, Roquelaure Y, Descatha A
 
Review 2021;47(2):95-107   pdf full text
93 citationsHarmonized definition of occupational burnout: A systematic review, semantic analysis, and Delphi consensus in 29 countries
Guseva Canu I, Marca SC, Dell'Oro F, Balázs Á, Bergamaschi E, Besse C, Bianchi R, Bislimovska J, Koscec Bjelajac A, Bugge M, Busneag CI, Çağlayan Ç, Cernițanu M, Costa Pereira C, Dernovšček Hafner N, Droz N, Eglite M, Godderis L, Gündel H, Hakanen JJ, Iordache RM, Khireddine-Medouni I, Kiran S, Larese-Filon F, Lazor-Blanchet C, Légeron P, Loney T, Majery N, Merisalu E, Mehlum IS, Michaud L, Mijakoski D, Minov J, Modenese A, Molan M, van der Molen H, Nena E, Nolimal D, Otelea M, Pletea E, Pranjic N, Rebergen D, Reste J, Schernhammer E, Wahlen A
 
Review 2021;47(7):489-508   pdf full text
90 citationsPsychosocial work exposures and health outcomes: a meta-review of 72 literature reviews with meta-analysis
Niedhammer I, Bertrais S, Witt K
 
Original article 2021;47(3):171-180   pdf full text
36 citationsChanges in precarious employment in the United States: A longitudinal analysis
Oddo VM, Zhuang CC, Andrea SB, Eisenberg-Guyot J, Peckham T, Jacoby D, Hajat A
 
Editorial 2021;47(3):169-170   pdf full text
36 citationsThe burnout enigma solved?
Schaufeli W
 
Review 2022;48(2):86-98   pdf full text
36 citationsPhysical activity at work may not be health enhancing. A systematic review with meta-analysis on the association between occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease mortality covering 23 studies with 655 892 participants
Cillekens B, Huysmans MA, Holtermann A, van Mechelen W, Straker L, Krause N, van der Beek AJ, Coenen P
 
Editorial 2021;47(4):245-247   pdf full text
34 citationsThe COVID-19 pandemic: one year later – an occupational perspective
Burdorf A, Porru F, Rugulies R
 
Original article 2022;48(1):61-70   pdf full text
32 citationsExposure to a SARS-CoV-2 infection at work: development of an international job exposure matrix (COVID-19-JEM)
Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Pronk A, Schlünssen V, Stokholm ZA, Kolstad HA, van Veldhoven K, Basinas I, van Tongeren M, Peters S
 
Original article 2021;47(7):509-520   pdf full text
23 citationsLow-quality employment trajectories and risk of common mental disorders, substance use disorders and suicide attempt: a longitudinal study of the Swedish workforce
Jonsson J, Muntaner C, Bodin T, Alderling M, Balogh R, Burström B, Davis L, Gunn V, Hemmingsson T, Julià M, Kjellberg K, Kreshpaj B, Orellana C, Padrosa E, Wegman DH, Matilla-Santander N
 
Discussion paper 2022;48(2):158-168   pdf full text
23 citationsGlobal, regional and national burden of disease attributable to 19 selected occupational risk factors for 183 countries, 2000–2016: A systematic analysis from the WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury
Pega F, Hamzaoui H, Náfrádi B, Momen NC

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