M Elovainio

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perceived organizational justice as a predictor of long-term sickness absence due to diagnosed mental disorders: results from the prospective longitudinal Finnish Public Sector Study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 91:39-47. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors and well-being among Finnish GPs and specialists: a 10-year follow-up
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, Helsinki 271, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 70:246-51. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Is organizational justice associated with clinical performance in the care for patients with diabetes in primary care? Evidence from the improving Quality of care in Diabetes study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Pract 30:31-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase activation and depressive symptoms: results from the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 74:675-81. 2012
  5. pmc Living alone and antidepressant medication use: a prospective study in a working-age population
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:236. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Organisational justice and cognitive function in middle-aged employees: the Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:552-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Organizational justice at school and its associations with pupils' psychosocial school environment, health, and wellbeing
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 73:1675-82. 2011
  8. pmc Instrument development, data collection, and characteristics of practices, staff, and measures in the Improving Quality of Care in Diabetes (iQuaD) Study
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    Implement Sci 6:61. 2011
  9. pmc Are skin disorders related to work strain in hospital workers? A cross-sectional study
    Nicola Magnavita
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    BMC Public Health 11:600. 2011
  10. pmc Contribution of parental and school personnel smoking to health risk behaviours among Finnish adolescents
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:382. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Perceived organizational justice as a predictor of long-term sickness absence due to diagnosed mental disorders: results from the prospective longitudinal Finnish Public Sector Study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 91:39-47. 2013
    ..65-0.91) and were replicated using co-worker assessed justice. Only weak evidence of reversed causality was found. The results suggest that low organizational justice is a risk factor for sickness absence due to anxiety disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors and well-being among Finnish GPs and specialists: a 10-year follow-up
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, Helsinki 271, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 70:246-51. 2013
    ..We examined associations of psychosocial factors with psychological distress and sleep problems in Finnish general practitioners (GPs) and specialists...
  3. doi request reprint Is organizational justice associated with clinical performance in the care for patients with diabetes in primary care? Evidence from the improving Quality of care in Diabetes study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Pract 30:31-9. 2013
    ..Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly prevalent illness, and there is considerable variation in the quality of care provided to patients with diabetes in primary care...
  4. doi request reprint Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase activation and depressive symptoms: results from the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 74:675-81. 2012
    ..To examine whether the activation of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), an enzyme involved in serotonin production, is associated with depressive symptoms...
  5. pmc Living alone and antidepressant medication use: a prospective study in a working-age population
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:236. 2012
    ..The authors examined whether living alone predicts the use of antidepressant medication and whether socioeconomic, psychosocial, or behavioral factors explain this association...
  6. doi request reprint Organisational justice and cognitive function in middle-aged employees: the Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:552-6. 2012
    ..Little is known about the role that work-related factors play in the decline of cognitive function. This study examined the association between perceived organisational justice and cognitive function among middle-aged men and women...
  7. doi request reprint Organizational justice at school and its associations with pupils' psychosocial school environment, health, and wellbeing
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 73:1675-82. 2011
    ..Improving managerial and decision making procedures among school personnel may be an important factor for protecting pupils' academic performance and wellbeing...
  8. pmc Instrument development, data collection, and characteristics of practices, staff, and measures in the Improving Quality of Care in Diabetes (iQuaD) Study
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    Implement Sci 6:61. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Are skin disorders related to work strain in hospital workers? A cross-sectional study
    Nicola Magnavita
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    BMC Public Health 11:600. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Contribution of parental and school personnel smoking to health risk behaviours among Finnish adolescents
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:382. 2009
    ..This study compared parental smoking with school personnel smoking in relation to adolescents' smoking behaviours, alcohol use, and illicit drug use...
  11. doi request reprint Does organisational justice protect from sickness absence following a major life event? A Finnish public sector study
    M Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FIN 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:470-2. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to extend previous research in studying whether working in high justice workplace would protect from health effects following environmental stressors outside work...
  12. pmc Lipid trajectories as predictors of depressive symptoms: the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, and Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 29:237-45. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify common trajectories of lipid levels across childhood and early adulthood life span...
  13. doi request reprint Insecurity and shiftwork as characteristics of negative work environment: psychosocial and behavioural mediators
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 66:1080-91. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of an investigation into whether insecure work contract and shiftwork are associated with reduced wellbeing indicators, such as psychological distress, low job involvement and low work ability...
  14. doi request reprint Organisational justice and markers of inflammation: the Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:78-83. 2010
    ..We tested whether organisational injustice contributes to chronic inflammation in a population of middle-aged men and women...
  15. pmc Socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic factors: social causation or health-related selection? Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 174:779-89. 2011
    ..008). These findings suggest that health-related selection operates at younger ages and that social causation contributes to socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic health in midlife...
  16. doi request reprint Moderating effect of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activation in the association between depressive symptoms and carotid atherosclerosis: evidence from the Young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, P O Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 133:611-4. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms are associated with atherosclerosis only when combined with other risk factors, such as inflammation indicated by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activation...
  17. pmc Physical and cognitive function in midlife: reciprocal effects? A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:468-73. 2009
    ..Whether cognitive function predicts physical function and whether physical function predicts cognitive function were assessed in middle-aged men and women...
  18. pmc Associations of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with cognitive symptoms of depression: 12-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    D Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:413-23. 2009
    ..The present study sought to assess whether C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 predict cognitive symptoms of depression or whether these symptoms predict inflammatory markers...
  19. pmc Association between passive jobs and low levels of leisure-time physical activity: the Whitehall II cohort study
    D Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:772-6. 2009
    ..We investigated whether exposure to passive jobs, measured three times over an average of 5 years, is associated with leisure-time physical activity (LTPA)...
  20. pmc The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study
    M Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:837-45. 2010
    ..We examined whether cognitive performance predicted mental and physical health from midlife to early old age...
  21. ncbi request reprint When do social inequalities in C-reactive protein start? A life course perspective from conception to adulthood in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    D Gimeno
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Institute for Society and Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:290-8. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Effort/reward imbalance and sedentary lifestyle: an observational study in a large occupational cohort
    A Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:422-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between effort/reward imbalance (ERI) at work and sedentary lifestyle...
  23. pmc Workplace bullying and the risk of cardiovascular disease and depression
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:779-83. 2003
    ..To examine exposure to workplace bullying as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and depression in employees...
  24. doi request reprint Sickness absence among female employees with migraine and co-existing conditions
    K Maki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Cephalalgia 28:1136-44. 2008
    ..15 to 1.23. These findings suggest that migraine is associated with increased risk of recorded sickness absence independent of depression and respiratory disorders...
  25. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study of deficient maternal nurturing attitudes predicting adulthood work stress independent of adulthood hostility and depressive symptoms
    M Hintsanen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stress 13:425-34. 2010
    ..Deficient nurturing attitudes in childhood might affect sensitivity to work stress and selection into stressful work conditions in adulthood. More attention should be paid to pre-employment factors in work stress research...
  26. ncbi request reprint Work stress and new-onset migraine in a female employee population
    K Maki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cephalalgia 28:18-25. 2008
    ..2%. If the observed association is causal, our findings suggest that high effort-reward imbalance might function as a modifiable risk factor for new-onset migraine...
  27. ncbi request reprint Organization justice evaluations, job control, and occupational strain
    M Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Appl Psychol 86:418-24. 2001
    ..Thus, the results of this study supported the 1st hypothesis and provided evidence that perceptions of the organization are potential factors contributing to employee health...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between organizational inequity and incidence of psychiatric disorders in female employees
    M Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 33:319-26. 2003
    ..It also refers to respectful and considerate treatment of individuals by supervisors (relational justice)...
  29. pmc Cumulative exposure to high-strain and active jobs as predictors of cognitive function: the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:32-7. 2009
    ..We tested associations between high-strain and active jobs and cognitive function in middle-aged men and women...
  30. pmc Sickness absence as a risk factor for job termination, unemployment, and disability pension among temporary and permanent employees
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:212-7. 2006
    ..This study examined sickness absence as a risk factor for job termination, unemployment, and disability pension among temporary and permanent workers...
  31. pmc Workplace bullying and sickness absence in hospital staff
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 57:656-60. 2000
    ..In this study, these consequences were examined prospectively by focusing on sickness absence in hospital staff...
  32. pmc Socioeconomic position in childhood and adult cardiovascular risk factors, vascular structure, and function: cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Heart 92:474-80. 2006
    ..To examine the association of childhood socioeconomic position (SEP) with adult cardiovascular risk factors, vascular structure, and vascular function in a contemporary population of young adults...
  33. pmc Selection from fixed term to permanent employment: prospective study on health, job satisfaction, and behavioural risks
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:693-9. 2002
    ..To examine health, job satisfaction, and behavioural risks as antecedents of selection from fixed term to permanent employment...
  34. pmc Hostility in adolescents and adults: a genome-wide association study of the Young Finns
    P Merjonen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e11. 2011
    ..These suggestive associations did not replicate across all measurement times, which warrants further study on these SNPs in other populations...
  35. pmc Organisational injustice and impaired cardiovascular regulation among female employees
    M Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:141-4. 2006
    ..To examine the relation between perceived organisational justice and cardiovascular reactivity in women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Increased sickness absence in diabetic employees: what is the role of co-morbid conditions?
    M Kivimaki
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 24:1043-8. 2007
    ..Diabetes is thought to be associated with increased risk of sickness absence in working populations. We examined the contribution of co-morbidity to this association...
  37. pmc Sickness absence in hospital physicians: 2 year follow up study on determinants
    M Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, PO Box 13, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 58:361-6. 2001
    ..To identify determinants of sickness absence in hospital physicians...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance, heart rate, and heart rate variability: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 14:202-12. 2007
    ..However, only limited empirical evidence on this mechanism is available...
  39. ncbi request reprint Stress factors predicting injuries of hospital personnel
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 44:32-6. 2003
    ..The extent to which work stressors and stress predicted injuries occur in a large population of Finnish hospital workers was studied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of uncertainty and organizational justice on employee health: testing the uncertainty management model of fairness judgments among Finnish public sector employees
    Marko Elovainio
    Research and Development Centre for Health and Welfare, P O Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:2501-12. 2005
    ..In accordance with the uncertainty management model, these associations were dependent on experienced work-time control and perceived changes at work...
  41. doi request reprint Depression and C-reactive protein: population-based Health 2000 Study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, FIN 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 71:423-30. 2009
    ..To test whether depression is independently associated with elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in a large nationwide population-based sample...
  42. ncbi request reprint Serotonin receptor genes 5HT1A and 5HT2A modify the relation between childhood temperament and adulthood hostility
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 7:46-52. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to clarify whether mother-related hyperactivity adequately describes the temperament of the child or is a reflection of mother's hostile child-rearing attitudes...
  43. doi request reprint Work hours, work stress, and collaboration among ward staff in relation to risk of hospital-associated infection among patients
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Work and Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Care 47:310-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association between work hours, work stress, and collaboration among the ward personnel, and the risk of hospital-associated infection among patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Job strain and psychologic distress influence on sickness absence among Finnish employees
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Prev Med 33:182-7. 2007
    ....
  45. pmc Effort-reward imbalance at work and the co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors: cross-sectional survey in a sample of 36,127 public sector employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, POB 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    BMC Public Health 6:24. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the extent to which the dimensions of the Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) model--effort, rewards and ERI--are associated with the co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Job strain and leisure-time physical activity in female and male public sector employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FI 00014, Finland
    Prev Med 41:532-9. 2005
    ..High work stress could decrease physical activity but the evidence of the relationship has remained equivocal. The present study examined the association between job strain and leisure-time physical activity in a large sample of employees...
  47. ncbi request reprint Job decision latitude, organizational justice and health: multilevel covariance structure analysis
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 58:1659-69. 2004
    ..Furthermore job decision latitude was associated with organizational justice both at individual and work unit level. Justice evaluations predicted sickness absence only at the individual level...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of active on-call hours on physicians' turnover intentions and well-being
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:356-63. 2008
    ..This study examined whether active on-call hours and the co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors are associated with physicians' turnover intentions and distress...
  49. pmc Organisational downsizing and increased use of psychotropic drugs among employees who remain in employment
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:154-8. 2007
    ..The authors examined whether working in downsizing organisations predicts use of psychotropic drugs among employees who remain in employment...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of pre-employment factors on job control, job strain and psychological distress: a 31-year longitudinal study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department Psychology, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 65:187-99. 2007
    ..However, the relationship between pre-employment factors and later psychological distress in adulthood is not completely explained by job environment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Temporary employment and health: a review
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 34:610-22. 2005
    ..We aimed to review evidence on the relationship between temporary employment and health, and to see whether the association is dependent on outcome measure, instability of employment, and contextual factors...
  52. doi request reprint Do psychosocial factors moderate the association of fixed-term employment with work interference with family and sleeping problems in registered nurses: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1096-104. 2010
    ....
  53. doi request reprint The association of distress and sleeping problems with physicians' intentions to change profession: the moderating effect of job control
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 14:365-73. 2009
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of offering more job control to physicians to prevent unnecessary physician turnover...
  54. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and C-reactive protein: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 36:797-805. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms in healthy young adults would be associated with elevated levels of C-reactive proteins (CRP)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Temporary employment and risk of overall and cause-specific mortality
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 158:663-8. 2003
    ..7, 95% CI: 0.5, 0.9 for men and women combined). These findings suggest that the conventional research practice of treating the employed as a single group may attenuate the associations between employment status and mortality...
  56. doi request reprint Antidepressant use and mortality in Finland: a register-linkage study from a nationwide cohort
    Jari Haukka
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:715-20. 2009
    ..It is generally acknowledged that depressed patients need specific attention during the first weeks after initiation of antidepressant (AD) treatment because of the increased risk of suicide...
  57. pmc Long working hours and sleep disturbances: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 32:737-45. 2009
    ..To examine whether exposure to long working hours predicts various forms of sleep disturbance; short sleep, difficulty falling asleep, frequent waking, early waking and waking without feeling refreshed...
  58. doi request reprint Overcrowding in hospital wards as a predictor of antidepressant treatment among hospital staff
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1482-6. 2008
    ..This report assessed whether hospital ward overcrowding predicts antidepressant use among hospital staff...
  59. pmc Organizational commitment among general practitioners: a cross-sectional study of the role of psychosocial factors
    Hannamaria Kuusio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:108-14. 2010
    ..The authors also tested whether psychosocial factors (job demands, job control, and colleague consultation) explain these differences in commitment between GPs and other physicians...
  60. doi request reprint Association of contractual and subjective job insecurity with sickness presenteeism among public sector employees
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Service System Research Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:830-5. 2010
    ..We examined the associations of contractual job insecurity (fixed-term vs permanent employment contract) and subjectively assessed job insecurity with sickness presenteeism among those who had no sickness absences during the study year...
  61. ncbi request reprint Preemployment family factors as predictors of effort/reward imbalance in adulthood: a prospective 18-year follow-up in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 49:659-66. 2007
    ..We prospectively examined whether preemployment family factors predict adulthood work stress manifested as effort-reward imbalance (ERI)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Death or illness of a family member, violence, interpersonal conflict, and financial difficulties as predictors of sickness absence: longitudinal cohort study on psychological and behavioral links
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki and Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 64:817-25. 2002
    ..We examined whether psychological problems and health-risk behaviors underpin the health effects of different event categories...
  63. ncbi request reprint Hostility, unemployment and health status: testing three theoretical models
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 56:2139-52. 2003
    ..Hostility in childhood was not significantly associated with unemployment in adulthood. Thus, this study supported the psychosocial vulnerability model in men...
  64. ncbi request reprint Job strain and early atherosclerosis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, PUniversity of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 67:740-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether job strain and social support are associated with early atherosclerosis measured by carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in young adults...
  65. doi request reprint Diabetes and depression? Secular trends in the use of antidepressants among persons with diabetes in Finland in 1997-2007
    Kristiina Manderbacka
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Service Systems Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:338-43. 2011
    ..We examined trends in antidepressant medication use during 1997-2007 in Finland among persons with or without diabetes using register-based data on both diabetes and antidepressant use...
  66. doi request reprint Health, psychosocial factors and retirement intentions among Finnish physicians
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:406-12. 2008
    ..Early retirement among physicians is a worldwide problem and all efforts to try to minimize it are of importance...
  67. doi request reprint Is personality associated with cancer incidence and mortality? An individual-participant meta-analysis of 2156 incident cancer cases among 42 843 men and women
    M Jokela
    1 Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Siltavuorenpenger 1A, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland 2 Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:1820-4. 2014
    ..Conclusions:These data suggest that personality is not associated with increased risk of incident cancer or cancer-related mortality. ..
  68. ncbi request reprint The effects of personal need for structure and occupational identity in the role stress process
    M Elovainio
    Department of Social Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Soc Psychol 141:365-78. 2001
    ..They tested these models by using hierarchical regression analysis and structural equation modeling (LISREL 8; K. G. Jöreskog & D. Sörbom, 1993). Both hypotheses were supported...
  69. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work characteristics and incidence of newly diagnosed depression: a prospective cohort study of three different models
    Jaana Ylipaavalniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:111-22. 2005
    ..In conclusion, work unit social factors seem to be predictive of subsequent doctor-diagnosed depression, but other aspects of psychosocial work environment may also be important...
  70. pmc Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:330-4. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Mental health and hostility as predictors of temporary employment: evidence from two prospective studies
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:2084-95. 2005
    ..Hostility and aggressiveness seem to be related to labour market prospects only among individuals in low socioeconomic positions...
  72. ncbi request reprint Temporary employment and antidepressant medication: a register linkage study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational, Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 42:221-9. 2008
    ..Among men, the association between temporary employment and antidepressant use was stronger within lower grade occupations. The results suggest that using antidepressants is more pronounced when temporary employment is unstable...
  73. ncbi request reprint Early socioeconomic position and blood pressure in childhood and adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 47:39-44. 2006
    ..These data suggest that early socioeconomic disadvantage influences later blood pressure in part through an effect on blood pressure in early life, which tracks into adulthood, and in part through an effect on BMI...
  74. doi request reprint Staff reports of psychosocial climate at school and adolescents' health, truancy and health education in Finland
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 19:554-60. 2009
    ..Psychosocial climate at school reported by school personnel may be related to pupils' reports of being heard at school, depression, physical and psychological symptoms, truancy and received health education...
  75. ncbi request reprint Neuregulin-1 genotype moderates the association between job strain and early atherosclerosis in young men
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Behav Med 33:148-55. 2007
    ..Neuregulin-1 (NRG-1) has various roles in the development and function of the heart and autonomic nervous system...
  76. ncbi request reprint Parental socioeconomic position and parental life satisfaction as predictors of job strain in adulthood: 18-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 61:243-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine whether parental socioeconomic position (SEP) and parental life satisfaction predict job strain in adulthood...
  77. pmc Obesity, unexplained weight loss and suicide: the original Whitehall study
    Marko Elovainio
    the National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 116:218-21. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that both obesity and unexplained weight loss are related to elevated suicide risk...
  78. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sustained organizational commitment among nurses with temporary job contracts
    Paivi Jalonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nurs Adm 36:268-76. 2006
    ..To examine sociodemographic, work-related factors and psychological health as predictors of sustained organizational commitment among temporary hospital employees...
  79. pmc Sickness absence as a risk marker of future disability pension: the 10-town study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:710-1. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint Contribution of early and adult factors to socioeconomic variation in blood pressure: thirty-four-year follow-up study of school children
    Mika Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 66:184-9. 2004
    ..To prospectively examine the role of childhood and adulthood factors in the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and adult systolic and diastolic blood pressure (SBP, DBP)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity as a predictor of newly diagnosed depression
    Niklas Grano
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 48:173-9. 2007
    ..Impulsivity appears to be a distinct personality factor that may contribute to the onset of depressive illness in adults...
  82. ncbi request reprint Temperament and depressive symptoms: a population-based longitudinal study on Cloninger's psychobiological temperament model
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 83:227-32. 2004
    ..R., Svrakic, D.M., Przybeck, T.R., 1993. A psychobiological model of temperament and character. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 50, 975-990.], predicted depressive symptoms across a 4-year follow-up...
  83. ncbi request reprint Organisational justice and employee perceptions on hospital management
    Erja Wiili-Peltola
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Health Organ Manag 21:320-32. 2007
    ..The purpose to clarify what kind of managerial challenges employees experience regarding organisational justice in hospitals...
  84. ncbi request reprint Organization of nursing care as a determinant of job satisfaction among hospital nurses
    Arja Mäkinen
    Administrative Head Nurse, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 11:299-306. 2003
    ..The relationships of duty rota and liaison with other discipline to job satisfaction were weaker or non-existing...
  85. ncbi request reprint Organization of nursing care and stressful work characteristics
    Arja Mäkinen
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 43:197-205. 2003
    ..However, there is little systematic research on the extent to which modes of organizing nursing work are related to stressful characteristics of work...
  86. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in the DRD2 gene moderate the relationship between stressful life events and depressive symptoms in adults: cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:391-5. 2007
    ..A number of studies suggest that variants in dopamine receptor genes, such as DRD2, are associated with depression but it is unclear if such variants also modify the association between life events and depression...
  87. doi request reprint Temperament, health-related behaviors, and autonomic cardiac regulation: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:204-10. 2008
    ..136) and pNN50 (p=0.236) attenuated to the null, but adjustment for biological risk factors had little effect. Reward dependence and persistence were unrelated to indices of cardiac regulation...
  88. ncbi request reprint Work stressors and the quality of life in long-term care units
    Laura Pekkarinen
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Outcome and Equity Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Gerontologist 44:633-43. 2004
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  89. doi request reprint Personality and having children: a two-way relationship
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:218-30. 2009
    ..These findings suggest a two-way relationship between personality and having children...
  90. pmc Depressive symptoms and the metabolic syndrome in childhood and adulthood: a prospective cohort study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 28:108-16. 2009
    ..To examine the reciprocal associations between depressive symptoms and clinical definitions of the metabolic syndrome in childhood and adulthood...
  91. ncbi request reprint Temperament in childhood predicts body mass in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 24:307-15. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that temperamental difficulty in childhood may be a useful risk indicator for general body mass in adulthood, and the mechanisms relating temperament with body mass should be further explored...
  92. doi request reprint Urban/rural differences in body weight: evidence for social selection and causation hypotheses in Finland
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 68:867-75. 2009
    ..e. heavier people tend to migrate to more rural areas where people tend to get heavier...
  93. ncbi request reprint Nursing working conditions in relation to restraint practices in long-term care units
    Laura Pekkarinen
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Care 44:1114-20. 2006
    ..This study examined the effects of nursing working conditions on the use of physical restraints and antipsychotics as restraints in long-term care units for elderly residents...
  94. doi request reprint Association of the apolipoprotein E gene, its promoter polymorphisms and haplotypes with depressive symptoms. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 58:91-6. 2008
    ..In this study, the associations of the APOE gene promoter polymorphisms -219G/T and +113G/C and their haplotypes with depressive symptoms were examined...
  95. ncbi request reprint The moderating effect of employee hostility on the association of long-term elderly care unit's negative resident characteristics to employee stress and well-being
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 11:157-68. 2006
    ..Instead, nonhostile employees were sensitive to the depression in the unit. They reported low levels of stress when depression levels in the unit were low and increased stress when depression levels were high...
  96. ncbi request reprint Work stress and incidence of newly diagnosed fibromyalgia: prospective cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 57:417-22. 2004
    ..We examined the prospective association between occupational stress and incidence of newly diagnosed fibromyalgia...
  97. doi request reprint Val/Met polymorphism of the COMT gene moderates the association between job strain and early atherosclerosis in young men
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 50:649-57. 2008
    ..COMT gene influences dopamine transmission and dopaminergic activity might moderate effects of stress on CHD risk. We examine whether COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between job strain and atherosclerosis...
  98. ncbi request reprint Contribution of adolescent and early adult personality to the inverse association between education and cardiovascular risk behaviours: prospective population-based cohort study
    Laura Pulkki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 32:968-75. 2003
    ..We investigated the extent to which type A components in adolescence and early adulthood contributed to the inverse association between education and behavioural cardiovascular disease risk factors in adulthood...
  99. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence and number of children in adulthood
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 18:599-606. 2007
    ..We examined whether adolescent body mass index (BMI; kg/m) predicted the number of children in adulthood 21 years later...
  100. ncbi request reprint Contribution of socioeconomic status to the association between hostility and cardiovascular risk behaviors: a prospective cohort study
    Laura Pulkki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 158:736-42. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that the association of cynical hostility with smoking and alcohol use seems to be independent of intergenerational social mobility and childhood and adulthood SES...