M Kivimaki

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Sense of coherence and attrition during four-year follow-up in cohorts of permanent and non-permanent Finnish employees
    Virpi Liukkonen
    Tampere School of Public Health, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 8:88. 2008
  2. pmc Psychometric evaluation of a short measure of social capital at work
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, 8 William Lee Buildings, Nottingham Science and Technology Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:251. 2006
  3. pmc Employment status and differences in the one-year coverage of physician visits: different needs or unequal access to services?
    Pekka Virtanen
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:123. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Sickness absence and the organization of nursing care among hospital nurses
    Mika Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:468-76; quiz 476. 2004
  5. pmc Working while ill as a risk factor for serious coronary events: the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 95:98-102. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic circumstances in childhood and blood pressure in adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Heisinki, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 16:737-42. 2006
  7. pmc Sickness absence as a global measure of health: evidence from mortality in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 327:364. 2003
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Work stress in the etiology of coronary heart disease--a meta-analysis
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Insitute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:431-42. 2006

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Publications137 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Sense of coherence and attrition during four-year follow-up in cohorts of permanent and non-permanent Finnish employees
    Virpi Liukkonen
    Tampere School of Public Health, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 8:88. 2008
    ..We studied whether health resources, measured as sense of coherence (SOC), are associated with participation in a follow-up survey among permanent and non-permanent employees who responded at baseline...
  2. pmc Psychometric evaluation of a short measure of social capital at work
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, 8 William Lee Buildings, Nottingham Science and Technology Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:251. 2006
    ..The present study reports on the psychometric properties of an 8-item measure of social capital at work...
  3. pmc Employment status and differences in the one-year coverage of physician visits: different needs or unequal access to services?
    Pekka Virtanen
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:123. 2006
    ..This study aims to reveal differences and potential inequalities in physician visits among seven groups in the core-periphery structures of the labour markets...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sickness absence and the organization of nursing care among hospital nurses
    Mika Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:468-76; quiz 476. 2004
    ..Primary nursing and team nursing are two different ways of organizing nurses' work in hospital wards. This study examined whether primary nursing is associated with lower sickness absence rates than team nursing is...
  5. pmc Working while ill as a risk factor for serious coronary events: the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 95:98-102. 2005
    ..Although sick, some people take no time off work, a phenomenon called "sickness presenteeism." This study examined the association between sickness presenteeism and incidence of serious coronary events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic circumstances in childhood and blood pressure in adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Heisinki, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 16:737-42. 2006
    ..The authors investigated this question in a population-based cohort of 2270 Finnish children and adolescents aged 3 to 18 years at study entry...
  7. pmc Sickness absence as a global measure of health: evidence from mortality in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 327:364. 2003
    ..To examine the association between sickness absence and mortality compared with associations between established health indicators and mortality...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Work stress in the etiology of coronary heart disease--a meta-analysis
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Insitute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:431-42. 2006
    ..This study focused on estimating the relative risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in association with work stress, as indicated by the job-strain model, the effort-reward imbalance model, and the organizational injustice model...
  11. pmc Organisational justice and change in justice as predictors of employee health: the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:931-7. 2004
    ..This article studied the justice of interpersonal treatment by supervisors (the relational component of organisational justice) as a predictor of health...
  12. 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
  13. 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalent cardiovascular disease, risk factors and selection out of shift work
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:204-8. 2006
    ..This study examines whether health-related selection out of shift work is likely to bias the association between shift work and cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Work, stress and cardiovascular diseases]
    Mika Kivimaki
    Helsingin yliopisto ja Työterveyslaitos, Helsinki
    Duodecim 121:473-5. 2005
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse socioeconomic position, C-reactive protein, and carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2197-202. 2005
    ..We examined associations between socioeconomic position in childhood and adulthood, adult CRP, and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), a presymptomatic predictor of coronary heart disease, in a population of young adults...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in antidepressant treatment and mortality: a longitudinal register study
    Mika Kivimaki
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 37:373-82. 2007
    ..This study examined socio-economic differences in antidepressant prescriptions and mortality related to depressive disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Optimism and pessimism as predictors of change in health after death or onset of severe illness in family
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 24:413-21. 2005
    ..Parallel changes were not observed in relation to pessimism. These findings suggest that optimism may reduce the risk of health problems and may be related to a faster recovery after a major life event...
  21. ncbi request reprint Why is evidence on job strain and coronary heart disease mixed? An illustration of measurement challenges in the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:398-401. 2006
    ..However, previous studies have typically assessed job strain at one point in time only. We examined whether the failure of such measurement to reflect long-term job strain could contribute to false null findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is incomplete recovery from work a risk marker of cardiovascular death? Prospective evidence from industrial employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:402-7. 2006
    ..A chronic lack of recovery from work during leisure time is hypothesized to indicate a health risk among employees. We examined whether incomplete recovery from work predicted cardiovascular mortality...
  23. pmc Increased absence due to sickness among employees with fibromyalgia
    M Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:65-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the effect of fibromyalgia on absence due to sickness in working populations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Work stress, weight gain and weight loss: evidence for bidirectional effects of job strain on body mass index in the Whitehall II study
    M Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:982-7. 2006
    ..Using longitudinal data, we studied whether work stress induced weight loss in lean individuals and weight gain in overweight individuals...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Justice at work and reduced risk of coronary heart disease among employees: the Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 165:2245-51. 2005
    ..Justice is a fundamental value in human societies, but its effect on health is poorly described. We examined justice at work as a predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Job strain as a predictor of disability pension: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    S Laine
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:24-30. 2009
    ..To examine whether high job strain (a combination of high job demands and low job control) is a risk factor for disability pension...
  30. pmc Diagnosis-specific sickness absence and all-cause mortality in the GAZEL study
    J E Ferrie
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:50-5. 2009
    ..This study aims to examine diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a risk marker for all-cause mortality...
  31. doi request reprint Workplace social capital and co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    A Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 66:432-7. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Contribution of non-work and work-related risk factors to the association between income and mental disorders in a working population: the Health 2000 Study
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:171-8. 2008
    ..To examine the contribution of non-work and work factors to the association between income and DSM-IV depressive and anxiety disorders in a working population...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Work disability following major organisational change: the Whitehall II study
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Unit of Epertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, FIN 00250, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:461-4. 2010
    ..We examined whether a major organisational change--the transfer of public sector work to executive agencies run on private sector lines--was associated with an increased risk of work disability...
  36. doi request reprint The association between team climate at work and mental health in the Finnish Health 2000 Study
    M Sinokki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 66:523-8. 2009
    ..This study investigated whether team climate at work was associated with DSM-IV depressive, anxiety and alcohol use disorders and subsequent antidepressant medication in a random sample of Finnish employees...
  37. 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...
  38. 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)...
  39. doi request reprint Is the association between job strain and carotid intima-media thickness attributable to pre-employment environmental and dispositional factors? The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    T Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:676-82. 2008
    ..This study examined whether pre-employment family factors and participants' own dispositional factors contribute to the relationship between job strain and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) among male employees...
  40. pmc A comparison of self-reported sickness absence with absences recorded in employers' registers: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:74-9. 2005
    ..To compare self-reported sickness absence days in the last 12 months with recorded absences from the employers' registers for the same period...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. pmc Low medically certified sickness absence among employees with poor health status predicts future health improvement: the Whitehall II study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:208-10. 2008
    ..High sickness absence is associated with poor health status, but it is not known whether low levels of sickness absence among people with poor health predict future health improvement...
  45. pmc From insecure to secure employment: changes in work, health, health related behaviours, and sickness absence
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:948-53. 2003
    ..To determine whether change in employment status (from fixed term to permanent employment) is followed by changes in work, health, health related behaviours, and sickness absence...
  46. 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...
  47. pmc Early risk factors, job strain, and atherosclerosis among men in their 30s: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Am J Public Health 97:450-2. 2007
    ..Pre-employment influences did not confound the association between job strain and atherosclerosis...
  48. doi request reprint The association of social support at work and in private life with mental health and antidepressant use: the Health 2000 Study
    Marjo Sinokki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Affect Disord 115:36-45. 2009
    ..This study, carried out in Finland 2000-2003, examined the associations of low social support at work and in private life with DSM-IV depressive and anxiety disorders and subsequent antidepressant medication...
  49. pmc Injustice at work and incidence of psychiatric morbidity: the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:443-50. 2006
    ..Previous studies of organisational justice and mental health have mostly examined women and have not examined the effect of change in justice...
  50. pmc Risk of future depression in people who are obese but metabolically healthy: the English longitudinal study of ageing
    M Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 17:940-5. 2012
    ..38; 95% CI, 0.88-2.17). The association between obesity and risk of depressive symptoms appears to be partly dependent on metabolic health, although further work is required to confirm these findings...
  51. 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)...
  52. doi request reprint Job strain and ischaemic disease: does the inclusion of older employees in the cohort dilute the association? The WOLF Stockholm Study
    M Kivimaki
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:372-4. 2008
    ..Evidence on the association between job strain and ischaemic disease is mixed. This study examined whether including older age individuals in a cohort used to assess job strain attenuates findings towards the null...
  53. pmc Sickness absence as a prognostic marker for common chronic conditions: analysis of mortality in the GAZEL study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:820-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether sickness absence is a prognostic marker in terms of mortality among people with common chronic conditions...
  54. pmc Factors underlying the effect of organisational downsizing on health of employees: longitudinal cohort study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 320:971-5. 2000
    ..To explore the underlying mechanisms between organisational downsizing and deterioration of health of employees...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Do the Joint British Society (JBS2) guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular disease with respect to plasma glucose improve risk stratification in the general population? Prospective cohort study
    E J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 27:550-5. 2010
    ....
  58. 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...
  59. pmc Effort-reward imbalance, procedural injustice and relational injustice as psychosocial predictors of health: complementary or redundant models?
    Mika Kivimaki
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:659-65. 2007
    ..The authors examined whether procedural injustice and relational injustice are associated with employee health in addition to, and in combination with, effort-reward imbalance...
  60. ncbi request reprint Job strain, effort-reward imbalance, and heavy drinking: a study in 40,851 employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 47:503-13. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship of the job strain model and the effort-reward imbalance model with heavy drinking...
  61. pmc Organisational justice and health of employees: prospective cohort study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:27-33; discussion 33-4. 2003
    ..To examine the association between components of organisational justice (that is, justice of decision making procedures and interpersonal treatment) and health of employees...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Unfairness and health: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Roberto De Vogli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:513-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of unfairness on incident coronary events and health functioning...
  66. ncbi request reprint Outcome of stable angina in a working population: the burden of sickness absence
    Harry Hemingway
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:373-9. 2007
    ..In the absence of previous studies, we sought to determine the burden of medically certified spells of sickness absence among individuals with angina and their relation to risk factors and co-morbidity...
  67. 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...
  68. pmc Association of personality with the development and persistence of obesity: a meta-analysis based on individual-participant data
    M Jokela
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Rev 14:315-23. 2013
    ..The findings indicate that conscientiousness may be the only broad-level personality trait of the Five-Factor Model that is consistently associated with obesity across populations. ..
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. pmc Is the effect of work stress on cardiovascular mortality confounded by socioeconomic factors in the Valmet study?
    E J Brunner
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1019-20. 2004
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Contingent employment, health and sickness absence
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Helsinki
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:365-72. 2001
    ..This study explored the health and sickness absences of contingent employees...
  74. pmc Effect of change in the psychosocial work environment on sickness absence: a seven year follow up of initially healthy employees
    J Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Hameenkatu 10, FIN 20500 Turku, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:484-93. 2000
    ..To investigate the impact of changes in psychosocial work environment on subsequent sickness absence...
  75. pmc Cardiorespiratory risk factors as predictors of 40-year mortality in women and men
    J E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Heart 95:1250-7. 2009
    ..Most historical studies of cardiorespiratory risk factors as predictors of mortality have been based on men. This study examines whether they predict mortality over long periods in women and men...
  76. pmc Sickness absence as a predictor of mortality among male and female employees
    J Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:321-6. 2004
    ..To determine the extent to which sickness absence is predictive of mortality...
  77. doi request reprint The relationship among sense of coherence, socio-economic status, and oral health-related behaviours among Finnish dentate adults
    Eduardo Bernabé
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:413-8. 2009
    ..By contrast, the findings give limited support for the moderating role of SOC on the relationship between SES and oral health-related behaviours...
  78. 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...
  79. doi request reprint Longitudinal study on poor sleep and life dissatisfaction in a nationwide cohort of twins
    Tiina Paunio
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 169:206-13. 2009
    ..21 for men and 0.27 for women in a multivariate genetic model. This finding is consistent with the hypothesis that poor sleep may have direct effects on the brain, emotions, and mood...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Sleeping problems and health behaviors as mediators between organizational justice and health
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Social Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 22:287-93. 2003
    ..No support for a mediating role of health behaviors between low organizational justice and health problems was obtained...
  82. pmc Influence of change in psychosocial work characteristics on sickness absence: The Whitehall II Study
    Jenny Head
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:55-61. 2006
    ..To study the influence of change in self perceived psychosocial work characteristics on subsequent rates of sickness absence...
  83. pmc Does high C-reactive protein concentration increase atherosclerosis? The Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3013. 2008
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  84. doi request reprint Changes in C-reactive protein levels before type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular death: the Whitehall II study
    A G Tabák
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6 BT, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:89-95. 2010
    ..This study describes CRP trajectories prior to type 2 diabetes onset and fatal CVD...
  85. 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...
  86. pmc The role of extended weekends in sickness absenteeism
    J Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Hameenkatu 10, FIN 20500 Turku, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 58:818-22. 2001
    ..Employees are thought to lengthen their weekends by voluntary absenteeism, but the magnitude of such potentially reversible behaviour is not known...
  87. pmc Organisational downsizing and musculoskeletal problems in employees: a prospective study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 58:811-7. 2001
    ..To study the association between organisational downsizing and subsequent musculoskeletal problems in employees and to determine the association with changes in psychosocial and behavioural risk factors...
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. doi request reprint Organizational justice and sleeping problems: The Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, England, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:334-40. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that organizational injustice contributes to sleeping problems. Poor sleep quality can be a marker of prolonged emotional stress and has been shown to have serious effects on the immune system and metabolism...
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. ncbi request reprint Type A eagerness-energy across developmental periods predicts adulthood carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1638-44. 2007
    ..We examined the Type A behavior across developmental periods as a predictor of adult carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT)...
  98. 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...
  99. pmc Childhood adversities as a predictor of disability retirement
    Karoliina Harkonmäki
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:479-84. 2007
    ..There is a large body of research on adulthood risk factors for retirement due to disability, but studies on the effect of adverse childhood experiences are scarce...
  100. pmc Work stress, smoking status, and smoking intensity: an observational study of 46,190 employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, POB 9, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:63-9. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between work stress, as indicated by the job strain model, and the effort-reward imbalance model, and smoking...
  101. 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...