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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 6 July 2024]   pdf
Research topics in occupational medicine, 1990–2022: A text-mining-applied bibliometric study
Sakai K, Nagata T, Mori T, Inoue S, Fujiwara H, Odagami K, Adi NP, Tatemichi M, Mori K
 
Original article [online first; 6 July 2024]   pdf
The independent and interactive effects of changes in overtime and night shifts during the COVID-19 pandemic on burnout among nurses: a longitudinal study
Giusti EM, Veronesi G, Gianfagna F, Magnavita N, Campana F, Borchini R, Iacoviello L, Ferrario MM
 
Editorial [online first; 2 July 2024]   pdf
A complex systems lens can help us understand drivers of emerging challenges in work and health
Rod NH, Kreshpaj B, Stronks K
 
Original article [online first; 30 June 2024]   pdf
Quick returns, sleep, sleepiness and stress – An intra-individual field study on objective sleep and diary data
Öster K, Tucker P, Söderström M, Dahlgren A
 
Original article [online first; 14 June 2024]   pdf
Implemented disability-related policies and practices and sustained employment of partially disabled employees: evidence from linked survey and register data
van Ooijen R, Koning PWC, Boot CRL, Brouwer S
 
Original article [online first; 3 June 2024]   pdf
Does job stress mediate the risk of work disability due to common mental disorders among social workers compared with other health and social care, education, and non-human service professionals? A prospective cohort study of public sector employees in Finland
Rantonen O, Ervasti J, Alexanderson K, Oksanen T, Aalto V, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Salo P
 
Original article [online first; 29 May 2024]   pdf
Mortality of working-age physicians compared to other high-skilled occupations in Austria from 1998 to 2020
Zimmermann C, Waldhoer T, Schernhammer E, Strohmaier S
 
Original article [online first; 23 May 2024]   pdf
Gender and educational differences in work participation and working years lost in Norway
Merkus SL, Hoff R, Hasting RL, Undem K, Robroek SJW, Gran JM, Mehlum IS
 
Original article [online first; 23 May 2024]   pdf
Does job control contribute to differences in physician-certified sickness absence across office concepts? A mediation analysis in a nationally representative sample
Borge RH, Johannessen HA, Fostervold KI, Nielsen MB
 
Original article [online first; 23 May 2024]   pdf
Physical activity and risk of workplace and commuting injuries: a cohort study
Alhainen M, Härmä M, Pentti J, Ervasti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Stenholm S

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Review 2021;47(7):489-508   pdf full text
122 citationsPsychosocial work exposures and health outcomes: a meta-review of 72 literature reviews with meta-analysis
Niedhammer I, Bertrais S, Witt K
 
Review 2022;48(2):86-98   pdf full text
42 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
 
Original article 2022;48(1):61-70   pdf full text
38 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
31 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
28 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
 
Original article 2022;48(6):446-456   pdf full text
23 citationsOccupation and SARS-CoV-2 infection risk among 108 960 workers during the first pandemic wave in Germany
Reuter M, Rigó M, Formazin M, Liebers F, Latza U, Castell S, Jöckel K-H, Greiser KH, Michels KB, Krause G, Albrecht S, Öztürk I, Kuss O, Berger K, Lampl BMJ, Leitzmann M, Zeeb H, Starke KR, Schipf S, Meinke-Franze C, Ahrens W, Seidler A, Klee B, Pischon T, Deckert A, Schmidt B, Mikolajczyk R, Karch A, Bohn B, Brenner H, Holleczek B, Dragano N
 
Editorial 2021;47(8):561-564   pdf full text
20 citationsDecades of workplace health promotion research: marginal gains or a bright future ahead
Robroek SJW, Coenen P, Oude Hengel KM
 
Original article 2022;48(1):52-60   pdf full text
20 citationsCOVID-19 mortality across occupations and secondary risks for elderly individuals in the household: A population register-based study
Billingsley S, Brandén M, Aradhya S, Drefahl S, Andersson G, Mussino E
 
Original article 2022;48(1):31-40   pdf full text
19 citationsNight and shift work and incidence of cerebrovascular disease – a prospective cohort study of healthcare employees in Stockholm
Bigert C, Kader M, Andersson T, Selander J, Bodin T, Gustavsson P, Härmä M, Ljungman P, Albin M
 
Review 2023;49(5):315-329   pdf full text
19 citationsHow effective are organizational-level interventions in improving the psychosocial work environment, health, and retention of workers? A systematic overview of systematic reviews
Aust B, Møller JL, Nordentoft M, Frydendall KB, Bengtsen E, Jensen AB, Garde AH, Kompier M, Semmer N, Rugulies R, Jaspers SØ

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