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Online-first articles

Review [online first; 1 December 2020]   pdf
Harmonized 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
 
Editorial [online first; 27 November 2020]   pdf
Increasing labor force participation in older age requires investments in work ability
Laaksonen M
 
Original article [online first; 25 November 2020]   pdf
Shift work, work time control, and informal caregiving as risk factors for sleep disturbances in an ageing municipal workforce
Virtanen M, Myllyntausta S, Ervasti J, Oksanen T, Salo P, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Ropponen A, Halonen JI, Vahtera J, Stenholm S
 
Original article [online first; 17 November 2020]   pdf
Effect of long work hours and shift work on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels among Korean workers
Lee W, Kang S-K, Choi W-J
 
Original article [online first; 17 November 2020]   pdf
Long working hours and psychiatric treatment: A Danish follow-up study
Hannerz H, Albertsen K, Nielsen ML, Garde AH
 
Original article [online first; 15 November 2020]   pdf
The impact of a meal, snack, or not eating during the night shift on simulated driving performance post-shift
Gupta CC, Centofanti S, Dorrian J, Coates AM, Stepien JM, Kennaway D, Wittert G, Heilbronn L, Catcheside P, Tuckwell GA, Coro D, Chandrakumar D, Banks S
 
Original article [online first; 9 November 2020]   pdf
Industry mobility and disability benefits in heavy manual jobs: A cohort study of Swedish construction workers
Söderberg M, Stattin M, Robroek SJW, Burdorf A, Järvholm B
 
Original article [online first; 4 November 2020]   pdf
Non-standard employment and mortality in Belgian workers: A census-based investigation
Balogh R, Gadeyne S, Vanroelen C
 
Original article [online first; 20 October 2020]   pdf
The effects of bright light treatment on subjective and objective sleepiness during three consecutive night shifts among hospital nurses – a counter-balanced placebo-controlled crossover study
Bjorvatn B, Pallesen S, Waage S, Thun E, Blytt KM
 
Original article [online first; 19 October 2020]   pdf
Dust exposure and the impact on hospital readmission of farming and wood industry workers for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Vested A, Kolstad HA, Basinas I, Burdorf A, Elholm G, Heederik D, Jacobsen GH, Kromhout H, Omland Ø, Schaumburg I, Sigsgaard T, Vestergaard JM, Wouters IM, Schlünssen V
 
Original article [online first; 7 October 2020]   pdf
Breast cancer among Danish women occupationally exposed to diesel exhaust and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, 1964–2016
Pedersen JE, Strandberg-Larsen K, Andersson M, Hansen J
 
Original article [online first; 4 October 2020]   pdf
A longitudinal study of changes in interactional justice and subsequent short-term sickness absence among municipal employees
Koskenvuori M, Pietiläinen O, Elovainio M, Rahkonen O, Salonsalmi A
 
Original article [online first; 30 September 2020]   pdf
Exploring multidimensional operationalizations of precarious employment in Swedish register data – a typological approach and a summative score approach
Jonsson J, Matilla-Santander N, Kreshpaj B, Orellana C, Johansson G, Burström B, Alderling M, Peckham T, Kjellberg K, Selander J, Östergren P-O, Bodin T
 
Original article [online first; 25 September 2020]   pdf
Occupational exposure to organic dust and risk of lymphoma subtypes in the EPILYMPH case–control study
Cocco P, Satta G, Meloni F, Pilia I, Ahmed F, Becker N, Casabonne D, de Sanjosé S, Foretova L, Maynadié M, Nieters A, Staines A, ‘t Mannetje A, Zucca M, Ennas MG, Campagna M, De Matteis S, Benavente Y
 
Original article [online first; 17 September 2020]   pdf
Respiratory health effects of the fiberglass-reinforced plastic lamination process in the yacht-building industry
Chen C-H, Tsai P-J, Wang Y-F, Pan C-H, Hung P-C, Ho J-J, Perng D-W, Nemery B, Guo YL
 
Original article [online first; 8 September 2020]   pdf
Exposure to psychosocial work strain and changes in smoking behavior during pregnancy – a longitudinal study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
Mattsson K, Hougaard KS, Sejbaek CS
 
Original article [online first; 1 September 2020]   pdf
The influence of occupational class and physical workload on working life expectancy among older employees
Schram JLD, Solovieva S, Leinonen T, Viikari-Juntura E, Burdorf A, Robroek SJW
 
Original article [online first; 20 August 2020]   pdf
Working conditions and health behavior as causes of educational inequalities in self-rated health: an inverse odds weighting approach
Schram JLD, Oude Groeniger J, Schuring M, Proper KI, van Oostrom SH, Robroek SJW, Burdorf A
 
Original article [online first; 12 August 2020]   pdf
Occupational exposure to noise in relation to pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders and diabetes
Lissåker CT, Gustavsson P, Albin M, Ljungman P, Bodin T, Sjöström M, Selander J
 
Original article [online first; 29 July 2020]   pdf
Effect of welding fumes on the cardiovascular system: a six-year longitudinal study
Taj T, Gliga AR, Hedmer M, Wahlberg K, Assarsson E, Lundh T, Tinnerberg H, Albin M, Broberg K
 
Author's reply [online first; 7 July 2020]   pdf
Authors’ response: Mezei et al's "Comments on a recent case-control study of malignant mesothelioma of the pericardium and the tunica vaginalis testis"
Marinaccio A, Consonni D, Mensi C, Mirabelli D, Migliore E, Magnani C, Di Marzio D, Gennaro V, Mazzoleni G, Paolo 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
 
Letter to the editor [online first; 6 July 2020]   pdf
Comments on a recent case-control study of malignant mesothelioma of the pericardium and the tunica vaginalis testis
Mezei G, Chang ET, Mowat FS, Moolgavkar SH
 
Original article [online first; 18 June 2020]   pdf
Office design as a risk factor for disability retirement: A prospective registry study of Norwegian employees
Nielsen MB, Emberland JS, Knardahl S
 
Original article [online first; 28 May 2020]   pdf
Work factors facilitating working beyond state pension age: Prospective cohort study with register follow-up
Andersen LL, Thorsen SV, Larsen M, Sundstrup E, Boot CRL, Rugulies R
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Year 2020

Original article 2020;46(5):469-479   pdf full text
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
Review 2020;46(4):339-349   pdf full text
Work-related exposure to violence or threats and risk of mental disorders and symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Rudkjoebing LA et.al.
Original article 2020;46(3):302-310   pdf full text
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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The following list includes most cited articles published during the previous 36 months.

Review 2018;44(3):229-238   pdf
64 citationsShift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose–response relationship
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Original article 2018;44(1):16-24   pdf full text
37 citationsIntervention 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
 
Review 2018;44(2):134-146   pdf full text
35 citationsWorkplace interventions to improve work ability: A systematic review and meta-analysis of their effectiveness
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Review 2018;44(3):239-250   pdf
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Review 2018;44(4):341-350   pdf full text
28 citationsPrecarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries – a systematic review
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Editorial 2020;46(3):229-230   pdf full text
28 citationsThe COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: consequences for occupational health
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Review 2018;44(1):3-15   pdf full text
27 citationsSuicide among agricultural, forestry, and fishery workers: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
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Review 2019;45(1):7-21   pdf full text
23 citationsThe effect of shift work on eating habits: a systematic review
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Review 2019;45(5):429-443   pdf full text
18 citationsPrecarious employment and mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
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Review 2018;44(2):113-133   pdf full text
17 citationsAre work organization interventions effective in preventing or reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders? A systematic review of the literature
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