Key term: sick leave

Original article [online first; 5 December 2019]   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, Aitken Z, Byars S, Butterworth P, Kavanagh A
 
Short communication [online first; 24 October 2019]   pdf
The impact of office design on medically certified sickness absence
Nielsen MB, Knardahl S
 
Original article [online first; 1 October 2019]   pdf
Status incongruence in human service occupations and implications for mild-to-severe depressive symptoms and register-based sickness absence: A prospective cohort study
Nyberg A, Johansson G, Westerlund H, Rostila M, Toivanen S
 
Review [online first; 3 September 2019]   pdf
Smoking and sickness absence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Troelstra SA, Coenen P, Boot CRL, Harting J, Kunst AE, van der Beek AJ
 
Review 2019;45(4):333-345   pdf full text
Fatigue and risk of sickness absence in the working population: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
Sagherian K, Geiger-Brown J, Rogers VE, Ludeman E
 
Original article 2019;45(6):622-630   pdf full text
The role of occupational class on the association between sickness absence and disability pension: A Swedish register-based twin study
Helgadóttir B, Narusyte J, Ropponen A, Bergström G, Mather L, Blom V, Svedberg P
 
Original article 2019;45(4):413-420   pdf full text
Relational justice, economic fluctuations, and long-term sickness absence: a multi-cohort study
Peutere L, Ojala S, Lipiäinen L, Järvinen K-M, Saari T, Pyöriä P
 
Original article 2019;45(4):386-395   pdf full text
The effect of strengthening health literacy in nursing homes on employee pain and consequences of pain ‒ a stepped-wedge intervention trial
Larsen AK, Thygesen LC, Mortensen OS, Punnett L, Jørgensen MB
 
Original article 2019;45(4):370-375   pdf full text
Cancer survivors on the process of returning to work: a Danish focus group study
Nielsen AF, Zinckernage L, Tofte JB, Timm H
 
Short communication 2019;45(2):203-208   pdf full text
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 2019;45(2):134-145   pdf full text
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
 
Editorial 2018;44(6):555-556   pdf full text
Why do we know so little about return to work after carpal tunnel release?
Viikari-Juntura E
 
Review 2018;44(6):557-567   pdf full text
Sickness absence after carpal tunnel release: a systematic review of the literature
Newington L, Stevens M, Warwick D, Adams J, Walker-Bone K
 
Original article 2018;44(6):631-638   pdf full text
Self-reported or register-based? A comparison of sickness absence data among 8110 public and private employees in Denmark
Thorsen SV, Flyvholm M-A, Bültmann U
 
Original article 2018;44(3):274-282   pdf
Prediction of long-term absence due to sickness in employees: development and validation of a multifactorial risk score in two cohort studies
Airaksinen J, Jokela M, Virtanen M, Oksanen T, Koskenvuo M, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article 2018;44(2):156-162   pdf full text
Prediction models to identify workers at risk of sick leave due to low-back pain in the Dutch construction industry
Bosman LC, Dijkstra L, Joling CI, Heymans MW, Twisk JWR, Roelen CAM
 
Original article 2018;44(2):147-155   pdf full text
Identifying return-to-work trajectories using sequence analysis in a cohort of workers with work-related musculoskeletal disorders
McLeod CB, Reiff E, Maas E, Bültmann U
 
Original article 2018;44(2):192-201   pdf full text
Unhealthy lifestyle and sleep problems as risk factors for increased direct employers’ cost of short-term sickness absence
Kanerva N, Pietiläinen O, Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Lahti J
 
Original article 2017;43(5):447-456   pdf full text
Legislative change enabling use of early part-time sick leave enhanced return to work and work participation in Finland
Viikari-Juntura E, Virta LJ, Kausto J, Autti-Rämö I, Martimo K-P, Laaksonen M, Leinonen T, Husgafvel-Pursiainen K, Burdorf A, Solovieva S
 
Original article 2017;43(5):436-446   pdf full text
Return to work after work-related stress: a randomized controlled trial of a work-focused cognitive behavioral intervention
Dalgaard VL, Aschbacher K, Andersen JH, Glasscock DJ, Willert MV, Carstensen O, Biering K
 
Original article 2017;43(4):358-366   pdf full text
Length of sickness absence and sustained return-to-work in mental disorders and musculoskeletal diseases: a cohort study of public sector employees
Kausto J, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Virta LJ, Virtanen M, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J
 
Editorial 2017;43(1):1-4   pdf full text
Addressing long-term sickness absence: moving beyond disease, illness and work-related factors for effective prevention
van Amelsvoort LGPM, Jansen NWH, Kant I
 
Original article 2016;42(6):510-519   pdf full text
Long-term effectiveness of an educational and physical intervention for preventing low-back pain recurrence: a randomized controlled trial
Chaléat-Valayer E, Denis A, Abelin-Genevois K, Zelmar A, Siani-Trebern F, Touzet S, Bergeret A, Colin C, Fassier J-B
 
Original article 2016;42(6):469-480   pdf full text
Effectiveness of a return-to-work program for workers without an employment contract, sick-listed due to common mental disorders
Lammerts L, Schaafsma FG, Bonefaas-Groenewoud K, van Mechelen W, Anema JR
 
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, Dich N, Lange T, Alexanderson K, Goldberg M, Head J, Kivimäki M, Madsen IEH, Rugulies R, Vahtera J, Zins M, Rod NH
 
Original article 2016;42(6):520-527   pdf full text
Predicting chronic low-back pain based on pain trajectories in patients in an occupational setting: an exploratory analysis
Panken G, Hoekstra T, Verhagen A, van Tulder M, Twisk J, Heymans MW
 
Review 2016;42(5):359-370   pdf full text
Workplace bullying and sickness absence: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the research literature
Nielsen MB, Indregard AMR, Øverland S
 
Review 2016;42(4):261-272   pdf full text
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 2016;42(3):201-208   pdf full text
Sickness absence and mental health: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal survey
Wooden M, Bubonya M, Cobb-Clark D
 
Original article 2015;41(6):542-553   pdf
Adult social position and sick leave: the mediating effect of physical workload
Corbett K, Gran JM, Kristensen P, Mehlum IS
 
Original article 2015;41(4):397-406   pdf full text
Occupational exposures and sick leave during pregnancy: results from a Danish cohort study
Hansen ML, Thulstrup AM, Juhl M, Kristensen JK, Ramlau-Hansen CH
 
Short communication 2015;41(4):413-416   pdf full text
Shift work and mental health sickness absence: a 10-year observational cohort study among male production workers
Norder G, Roelen CAM, Bültmann U, van der Klink JJL
 
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, Durand M-J, Caillard J-F, Roquelaure Y, Loisel P
 
Letter to the Editor 2015;41(3):322-323   pdf full text
Approaches for predicting long-term sickness absence. Re: Schouten et al. “Screening manual and office workers for risk of long-term sickness absence: cut-off points for the Work Ability Index”
van Amelsvoort LGPM, Jansen NWH, Kant I
 
Letter to the Editor 2015;41(3):324-324   pdf full text
Re: Amelsvoort et al. “Approaches for predicting long-term sickness absence”
Schouten LS, Joling CI, van der Gulden JWJ, Heymans MW, Bültmann U, Roelen CAM
 
Original article 2015;41(1):36-42   pdf full text
Screening manual and office workers for risk of long-term sickness absence: cut-off points for the Work Ability Index
Schouten LS, Joling C, van der Gulden JWJ, Heymans MW, Bültmann U, Roelen CAM
 
Original article 2014;40(4):380-389   pdf full text
Trajectories of productivity loss over a 20-year period: an analysis of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
Besen E, Pransky G
 
Original article 2014;40(4):361-369   pdf full text
Work-related gender differences in physician-certified sick leave: a prospective study of the general working population in Norway
Sterud T
 
Original article 2014;40(1):82-88   pdf full text
Changes in working conditions and subsequent sickness absence
Saastamoinen P, Laaksonen M, Lahelma E, Lallukka T, Pietiläinen O, Rahkonen O
 
Amendments and corrections 2013;39(3):319-319   pdf
Re: Noordik E, van der Klink JJ, Geskus RB, de Boer MR, van Dijk FJH, Nieuwenhuijsen K. Effectiveness of an exposure-based return-to-work program for workers on sick leave due to common mental disorders: a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2013;39(2):144–154. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3320
Noordik E, van der Klink JJ, Geskus RB, de Boer MR, van Dijk FJH, Nieuwenhuijsen K
 
Original article 2013;39(5):456-467   pdf full text
The effectiveness of a construction worksite prevention program on work ability, health, and sick leave: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial
Oude Hengel KM, Blatter BM, van der Molen HF, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2013;39(4):343-350   pdf full text
Disability pension due to musculoskeletal diagnoses: importance of work-related factors in a prospective cohort study of Finnish twins
Kärkkäinen S, Pitkäniemi J, Silventoinen K, Svedberg P, Huunan-Seppälä A, Koskenvuo K, Koskenvuo M, Alexanderson K, Kaprio J, Ropponen A
 
Original article 2013;39(4):351-360   pdf full text
Psychosocial working conditions, occupational groups, and risk of disability pension due to mental diagnoses: a cohort study of 43 000 Swedish twins
Samuelsson Å, Ropponen A, Alexanderson K, Svedberg P
 
Original article 2013;39(3):259-267   pdf full text
Relative weight and disability retirement: a prospective cohort study
Roos E, Laaksonen M, Rahkonen O, Lahelma E, Lallukka T
 
Original article 2013;39(1):66-75   pdf full text
Effectiveness of a worksite lifestyle intervention on vitality, work engagement, productivity, and sick leave: results of a randomized controlled trial
Strijk JE, Proper KI, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2013;39(1):37-45   pdf full text
Health-related effects of early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
Shiri R, Kausto J, Martimo K-P, Kaila-Kangas L, Takala E-P, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Original article 2012;38(3):209-217   pdf
Pupils with special educational needs in basic education schools and teachers’ sickness absences – a register-linkage study
Ervasti J, Kivimäki M, Kawachi I, Subramanian SV, Pentti J, Ahola K, Oksanen T, Pohjonen T, Vahtera J, Virtanen M
 
Editorial 2012;38(2):89-91   pdf
How should methods for return to work be evaluated?
Järvholm B
 
Original article 2012;38(5):447-455   pdf
Hazard functions to describe patterns of new and recurrent sick leave episodes for different diagnoses
Navarro A, Moriña D, Reis R, Nedel FB, Martín M, Alvarado S
 
Original article 2012;38(2):134-143   pdf
Return to work after early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
Viikari-Juntura E, Kausto J, Shiri R, Kaila-Kangas L, Takala E-P, Karppinen J, Miranda H, Luukkonen R, Martimo K-P
 
Review 2012;38(2):93-104   pdf
Meta-synthesis of qualitative research on return to work among employees with common mental disorders
Andersen MF, Nielsen KM, Brinkmann S
 
Editorial 2011;37(5):359-362   pdf
Sickness absence, office types, and advances in absenteeism research
Steensma H
 
Original article 2011;37(6):481-493   pdf
What promotes sustained return to work of employees on long-term sick leave? Perspectives of vocational rehabilitation professionals
Dekkers-Sánchez PM, Wind H, Sluiter JK, Frings-Dresen MHW
 
Original article 2011;37(5):376-382   pdf
Sickness absence associated with shared and open-plan offices – a national cross sectional questionnaire survey
Pejtersen JH, Feveile H, Christensen KB, Burr H
 
Original article 2011;37(3):186-195   pdf
Effects of a stress management intervention on absenteeism and return to work – results from a randomized wait-list controlled trial
Willert MV, Thulstrup AM, Bonde JP
 
Original article 2010;36(5):404-412   pdf
The work ability index and single-item question: associations with sick leave, symptoms, and health – a prospective study of women on long-term sick leave
Ahlstrom L, Grimby-Ekman A, Hagberg M, Dellve L
 
Original article 2010;36(1):34-41   pdf
Prognostic factors for long-term sickness absence among employees with neck–shoulder and low-back pain
Holtermann A, Hansen JV, Burr H, Søgaard K
 
Review SJWEH Suppl 2009; (7):5-14   pdf
Sickness absence in Denmark – research, results, and reflections
Lund T, Labriola M
 
Original article 2009;35(5):325-333   pdf
Impact of work-related factors, lifestyle, and work ability on sickness absence among Dutch construction workers
Alavinia SM, van den Berg TIJ, van Duivenbooden C, Elders LAM, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2008;34(6):420-429   pdf
Predictors of sick leave and reduced productivity at work among persons with early inflammatory joint conditions
Geuskens GA, Hazes JMW, Barendregt PJ, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2008;34(6):430-437   pdf
Influence of self-reported work conditions and health on full, partial and no return to work after long-term sickness absence
Josephson M, Heijbel B, Voss M, Alfredsson L, Vingård E
 
Original article 2008;34(6):438-443   pdf
Sick leave among native and immigrant workers in Spain—a 6-month follow-up study
Soler-González J, Serna M-C, Bosch A, Ruiz M-C, Huertas E, Rué M
 
Original article 2008;34(4):260-266   pdf
Sick leaves in four factories—do characteristics of employees and work conditions explain differences in sickness absence between workplaces?
Virtanen P, Siukola A, Luukkaala T, Savinainen M, Arola H, Nygård C-H, Kivimäki M, Helenius H, Vahtera J
 
Original article 2008;34(1):55-65   pdf
One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workers
Blangsted AK, Søgaard K, Hansen EA, Hannerz H, Sjøgaard G
 
Original article 2007;33(6):440-446   pdf
Generalizability of a prediction rule for sick leave due to shoulder pain
Kuijpers T, Vergouwe Y, van der Heijden GJM, Bot SDM, Twisk JWR, van der Windt DAWM, Bouter LM
 
Original article 2007;33(3):215-222   pdf
Prediction of cardiocerebrovascular and other significant disease from disturbed sleep and work strain
Leineweber C, Kecklund G, Orth-Gomér K
 
Supplement article 2005;31 suppl 2:110-115   pdf
The Galaxen model—a concept for rehabilitation and prevention in the construction industry
Stenlund B
 
Original article 2004;30(1):56-63   pdf
Different risk factors for musculoskeletal complaints and musculoskeletal sickness absence
IJzelenberg W, Molenaar D, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2003;29(2):106-116   pdf
Effects of software programs stimulating regular breaks and exercises on work-related neck and upper-limb disorders
van den Heuvel SG, de Looze MP, Hildebrandt VH, Thé KH
 
Original article 2002;28(4):222-231   pdf
High physical and psychosocial load at work and sickness absence due to neck pain
Ariëns GAM, Bongers PM, Hoogendoorn WE, van der Wal G, van Mechelen W
 
Original article 2002;28(2):85-93   pdf
Effectiveness of a worksite exercise program with respect to perceived work ability and sick leaves among women with physical work
Nurminen E, Malmivaara A, Ilmarinen J, Ylöstalo P, Mutanen P, Ahonen G, Aro T
 
Original article 2001;27(6):381-387   pdf
Incidence of musculoskeletal disorders among newly employed manufacturing workers
Häkkänen M, Viikari-Juntura E, Martikainen R
 
Original article 2000;26(5):382-389   pdf
Impact of occupation on respiratory disease
Nathell L, Malmberg P, Lundbäck B, Nygren Å
 
Review 1997;23(3):165-178   pdf
Vocational outcome of intervention for low-back pain
van der Weide WE, Verbeek JHAM, van Tulder MW
 
Original article 1997;23(1):54-59   pdf
Effects of work-related stress reduction on depressive symptoms among Japanese blue-collar workers
Kawakami N, Araki S, Kawashima K, Masumoto T, Hayashi T
 
Original article 1995;21(3):191-198   pdf
Pregnancy-related sickness absence among employed women in a Swedish county
Alexanderson K, Hensing G, Carstensen J, Bjurulf P