M Kivimaki

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Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Work stress and risk of cardiovascular mortality: prospective cohort study of industrial employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, Finland
    BMJ 325:857. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence as a mediator between hostility and health: seven-year prospective study on female employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, 00014, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 52:239-47. 2002
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Human costs of organizational downsizing: comparing health trends between leavers and stayers
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Community Psychol 32:57-67. 2003
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors predicting employee sickness absence during economic decline
    M Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Vantaa
    J Appl Psychol 82:858-72. 1997

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Publications53

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Work stress and risk of cardiovascular mortality: prospective cohort study of industrial employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, Finland
    BMJ 325:857. 2002
    ..To examine the association between work stress, according to the job strain model and the effort-reward imbalance model, and the risk of death from cardiovascular disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence as a mediator between hostility and health: seven-year prospective study on female employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, 00014, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 52:239-47. 2002
    ..We proposed and tested a model in which low sense of coherence (SOC) was hypothesized to underlie the association between hostility and health problems...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Human costs of organizational downsizing: comparing health trends between leavers and stayers
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Community Psychol 32:57-67. 2003
    ..In the reemployed leavers, the risk of increased health problems was lower than in others including employees working in no or minor downsizing groups...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors predicting employee sickness absence during economic decline
    M Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Vantaa
    J Appl Psychol 82:858-72. 1997
    ..Negative life events and the personality trait sense of coherence (in women) also predicted forthcoming absence rate. Social support did not relate to absences either in men or in women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence as a modifier of occupational stress exposure, stress perception, and experienced strain: a study of industrial managers
    M Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Vantaa, Finland
    Psychol Rep 83:971-81. 1998
    ..Sense of coherence did not moderate the relationship among exposure to stressors, perceived stressors, and strain experienced...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and health: evidence from two cross-lagged longitudinal samples
    M Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 50:583-97. 2000
    ..Thus, the present study supports the dispositional character of SOC in both sexes and its predictive validity among women. No support was found to the salutogenic status of SOC and an unexpected gender difference was revealed...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Long working hours and symptoms of anxiety and depression: a 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 41:2485-94. 2011
    ..Although long working hours are common in working populations, little is known about the effect of long working hours on mental health...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc 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
    ..The putative role of personality in cancer risk has been controversial, and the evidence remains inconclusive...
  27. 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...
  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 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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. ..
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. pmc Are intrinsic motivational factors of work associated with functional incapacity similarly regardless of the country?
    A Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:858-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the level of intrinsic motivational factors and their impact on functional incapacity in different countries in a multinational corporation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Conflicts between work and family life and subsequent sleep problems among employees from Finland, Britain, and Japan
    T Lallukka
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 21:310-8. 2014
    ..Research on the association between family-to-work and work-to-family conflicts and sleep problems is sparse and mostly cross-sectional. We examined these associations prospectively in three occupational cohorts...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and the occupational stress process: testing two alternative models in a sample of blue-collar workers
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Vantaa, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 1:187-96. 1996
    ..These observations were made in the context of psychological strain symptoms but not in the context of physiological strain symptoms...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Job strain and the risk of severe asthma exacerbations: a meta-analysis of individual-participant data from 100 000 European men and women
    K Heikkila
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Allergy 69:775-83. 2014
    ..We investigated the associations between job strain and the incidence of severe asthma exacerbations in working-age European men and women...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Sickness absence among Finnish special and general education teachers
    J Ervasti
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:465-71. 2011
    ..e. sickness absence), remains scarce. It is possible that teachers are not a homogeneous group but include subgroups with particularly high risk of sickness absence, such as special education teachers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cloninger's temperament dimensions and epidermal growth factor A61G polymorphism in Finnish adults
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 5:11-8. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate the importance of reliable phenotype assessment and lend support to the hypothesis that dopaminergic activity is one factor underlying stable temperament...
  47. pmc Job strain in relation to body mass index: pooled analysis of 160 000 adults from 13 cohort studies
    S T Nyberg
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    J Intern Med 272:65-73. 2012
    ..Evidence of an association between job strain and obesity is inconsistent, mostly limited to small-scale studies, and does not distinguish between categories of underweight or obesity subclasses...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Organizational and individual factors affecting mental health and job satisfaction: a multilevel analysis of job control and personality
    M Elovainio
    National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health and Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Vantaa
    J Occup Health Psychol 5:269-77. 2000
    ..Job control accounted for most of this multilevel variation. Thus, this study demonstrated the significance of individual characteristics and organizational effects in explaining the mental health and job satisfaction of employees...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hostility and ill health: role of psychosocial resources in two contexts of working life
    J Vahtera
    The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku
    J Psychosom Res 48:89-98. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which increased risk to health problems in hostile employees is associated with psychosocial resources and life context...
  51. ncbi request reprint Association of metabolically healthy obesity with depressive symptoms: pooled analysis of eight studies
    M Jokela
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Psychiatry 19:910-4. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that metabolically healthy obesity is not a completely benign condition in relation to depression risk. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Personality change associated with chronic diseases: pooled analysis of four prospective cohort studies
    M Jokela
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 44:2629-40. 2014
    ....
  53. 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...