Tuula Oksanen

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Workplace determinants of social capital: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from a Finnish cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku and Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e65846. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Do obesity and sleep problems cluster in the workplace? A multivariate, multilevel study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:276-83. 2013
  3. pmc Association between binge drinking, type of friends and gender: a cross-sectional study among Brazilian adolescents
    Patrícia M Zarzar
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av, Antonio Carlos, 6627, CEP 31270901, Belo, Horizonte MG, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 12:257. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Workplace social capital and risk of chronic and severe hypertension: a cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 30:1129-36. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Is retirement beneficial for mental health?: antidepressant use before and after retirement
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 22:553-9. 2011
  7. pmc Workplace social capital and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study of 28,043 public-sector employees in Finland
    Tuula Oksanen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1742-8. 2011
  8. pmc Workplace social capital and adherence to antihypertensive medication: a cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e24732. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prospective study of workplace social capital and depression: are vertical and horizontal components equally important?
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu, Turku, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:684-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Social capital at work as a predictor of employee health: multilevel evidence from work units in Finland
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:637-49. 2008

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. pmc Workplace determinants of social capital: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from a Finnish cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku and Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e65846. 2013
    ..To examine which contextual features of the workplace are associated with social capital...
  2. doi request reprint Do obesity and sleep problems cluster in the workplace? A multivariate, multilevel study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:276-83. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the co-occurrence of obesity and sleep problems among employees and workplaces...
  3. pmc Association between binge drinking, type of friends and gender: a cross-sectional study among Brazilian adolescents
    Patrícia M Zarzar
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av, Antonio Carlos, 6627, CEP 31270901, Belo, Horizonte MG, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 12:257. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Workplace social capital and risk of chronic and severe hypertension: a cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 30:1129-36. 2012
    ..We examined the risk of hypertension as a function of workplace social capital, that is, social cohesion, trust and reciprocity in the workplace...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Is retirement beneficial for mental health?: antidepressant use before and after retirement
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 22:553-9. 2011
    ..This study examines longitudinally the changes in antidepressant medication use across the 9 years spanning the transition to retirement...
  7. pmc Workplace social capital and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study of 28,043 public-sector employees in Finland
    Tuula Oksanen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1742-8. 2011
    ..We examined the association between workplace social capital and all-cause mortality in a large occupational cohort from Finland...
  8. pmc Workplace social capital and adherence to antihypertensive medication: a cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e24732. 2011
    ..This study examines the hypothesis that workplace social capital may influence adherence to antihypertensive medication among hypertensive employees...
  9. doi request reprint Prospective study of workplace social capital and depression: are vertical and horizontal components equally important?
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu, Turku, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:684-9. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Social capital at work as a predictor of employee health: multilevel evidence from work units in Finland
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:637-49. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this longitudinal multilevel study provides support for the hypothesis that exposure to low social capital at work may be detrimental to the health of employees...
  11. doi request reprint Self-report as an indicator of incident disease
    Tuula Oksanen
    Centre for Expertise in Work Organisations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    Ann Epidemiol 20:547-54. 2010
    ..This study examined the validity of self-reports in the detection of new-onset disease with measurements at baseline and follow-up conditions...
  12. pmc Employee control over working times and risk of cause-specific disability pension: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, Turku, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:479-85. 2010
    ..To examine the association between worktime control and subsequent disability pension among employees...
  13. doi request reprint Overcrowding in psychiatric wards and physical assaults on staff: data-linked longitudinal study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Unit of Expertise in Work and Organizations, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 198:149-55. 2011
    ..However, evidence of an association between overcrowding and aggressive behaviour among patients is mixed and limited to small-scale studies...
  14. pmc Sleep disturbances as a predictor of cause-specific work disability and delayed return to work
    Paula Salo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 33:1323-31. 2010
    ..To examine sleep disturbances as a predictor of cause-specific work disability and delayed return to work...
  15. pmc School environment as predictor of teacher sick leave: data-linked prospective cohort study
    Jenni Ervasti
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:770. 2012
    ..We examined whether the level of or a change in pupil-reported school environment (IAQ, school satisfaction, and bullying) predicts recorded sick leaves among teachers...
  16. doi request reprint Pupils with special educational needs in basic education schools and teachers' sickness absences--a register-linkage study
    Jenni Ervasti
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:209-17. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Health risk behaviors and morbidity among hospital staff--comparison across hospital ward medical specialties in a study of 21 Finnish hospitals
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:228-37. 2012
    ..This study examined whether indicators of poor health and health risk behaviors among hospital staff differ between the ward specialties...
  18. pmc Using repeated measures of sleep disturbances to predict future diagnosis-specific work disability: a cohort study
    Paula Salo
    Unit for Psychosocial Factors, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 35:559-69. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether or not measuring sleep disturbances repeatedly, rather than at only one point in time, improves prediction of work disability...
  19. doi request reprint Predictive factors of future participation in rehabilitation in the working population: the Finnish public sector study
    Mikhail Saltychev
    Department of Rehabilitation, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Rehabil Med 43:404-10. 2011
    ..To examine factors that predict the probability of an employee being granted in-patient multidisciplinary rehabilitation to sustain worklife participation...
  20. doi request reprint School neighborhood disadvantage as a predictor of long-term sick leave among teachers: prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Work, and Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:785-92. 2010
    ..71, 95% confidence interval: 1.27, 2.30). This study indicates that working and living in a socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhood is associated with increased risk of sick leave among female teachers...
  21. doi request reprint Insomnia symptoms as a predictor of incident treatment for depression: prospective cohort study of 40,791 men and women
    Paula Salo
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Sleep Med 13:278-84. 2012
    ..To examine the quantity and quality of insomnia symptoms as predictors of treatment for depression in the largest cohort study to date...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of depression onset on adherence to medication among hypertensive patients: a longitudinal modelling study
    Noora Sjösten
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    J Hypertens 31:1477-84; discussion 1484. 2013
    ..In this study we aimed to determine the time order between hypertension, depression and changes in adherence to AHM...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme on perceived health among employees at increased risk of incapacity for work: a controlled study
    Mikhail Saltychev
    Department of Rehabilitation, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Rehabil 26:513-22. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of a four-week primary prevention programme on change in perceived health among employees at increased risk of incapacity for work...
  24. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome as a predictor of work disability
    Noora Sjösten
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18b, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Med 103:1047-55. 2009
    ..This study examined whether obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) is associated with increased risk of work disability during six years following the diagnosis...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Patient overcrowding in hospital wards as a predictor of diagnosis-specific mental disorders among staff: a 2-year prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1308-12. 2010
    ..This study examined whether patient overcrowding in hospital wards predicts diagnosis-specific mental disorders among staff...
  27. doi request reprint Socio-economic differences in long-term psychiatric work disability: prospective cohort study of onset, recovery and recurrence
    Marianna Virtanen
    Unit of Expertise in Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 68:791-8. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between socio-economic position (SEP) and the onset of psychiatric work disability, return to work and recurrence of disability...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Perceived job insecurity as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 347:f4746. 2013
    ..To determine the association between self reported job insecurity and incident coronary heart disease...
  30. doi request reprint Does perceived work ability improve after a multidisciplinary preventive program in a population with no severe medical problems? The Finnish Public Sector Study
    Mikhail Saltychev
    Department of Rehabilitation, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:57-65. 2013
    ..This study examines the short- and long-term effects of a multidisciplinary preventive program on perceived work ability in a population with no severe medical problems...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Allergic rhinitis alone or with asthma is associated with an increased risk of sickness absences
    Paula Kauppi
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Respir Med 104:1654-8. 2010
    ..0 (95% CI 1.9-2.2) for those with asthma and rhinitis combined. Rhinitis, asthma and both these conditions combined increased the risk of days off work...
  33. pmc Influence of retirement and work stress on headache prevalence: a longitudinal modelling study from the GAZEL Cohort Study
    Noora Sjösten
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    Cephalalgia 31:696-705. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to examine trajectories of headache in relation to retirement and to clarify the role of work stress and stress-prone personality...
  34. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances as a predictor of occupational injuries among public sector workers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:207-13. 2010
    ..This study suggests that sleep disturbances are a significant predictor of occupational injuries even after accounting for a range of covariates...
  35. ncbi request reprint Organizational justice in primary-care health centers and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Marianna Virtanen
    Unit of Expertise in Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Care 50:831-5. 2012
    ..Organizational justice has been put forward as a measure of leadership quality that is associated with better health among employees...
  36. doi request reprint Effectiveness of multidisciplinary primary prevention in decreasing the risk of work disability in a low-risk population
    Mikhail Saltychev
    Department of Rehabilitation, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:27-37. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Increased risk of lost workdays prior to the diagnosis of sleep apnea
    Noora Sjösten
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18b, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Chest 136:130-6. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate the total number of lost workdays caused by sleep apnea either due to medically certified sickness absences or disability pensions during the 5 years prior to the year of a sleep apnea diagnosis...
  38. doi request reprint Job strain and the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases: individual-participant meta-analysis of 95 000 men and women
    Katriina Heikkilä
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e88711. 2014
    ..We investigated the association between work-related stress and incident Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis using individual-level data from 95 000 European adults...
  39. doi request reprint Optimism and pessimism as predictors of initiating and ending an antidepressant medication treatment
    Kim Kronström
    Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 68:1-7. 2014
    ..The personality variables optimism and pessimism are potential risk factors for disorders commonly treated with antidepressants...
  40. ncbi request reprint Average household income, crime, and smoking behaviour in a local area: the Finnish 10-Town study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki FIN 00250, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 64:1904-13. 2007
    ..This study extends our knowledge of potential pathways through which social environmental factors may affect health...
  41. pmc Depression-related work disability: socioeconomic inequalities in onset, duration and recurrence
    Jenni Ervasti
    Development of Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e79855. 2013
    ..We examined work disability due to depression with four indicators of socioeconomic status...
  42. pmc Waterborne outbreak of gastroenteritis: effects on sick leaves and cost of lost workdays
    Jaana I Halonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e33307. 2012
    ..We examined the acute and cumulative effects of this incidence on sick leaves among public sector employees residing in the clean and contaminated areas, and the additional costs of lost workdays due to the incidence...
  43. pmc Work stress and risk of cancer: meta-analysis of 5700 incident cancer events in 116,000 European men and women
    Katriina Heikkilä
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 346:f165. 2013
    ..To investigate whether work related stress, measured and defined as job strain, is associated with the overall risk of cancer and the risk of colorectal, lung, breast, or prostate cancers...
  44. doi request reprint Trends in self-reported sleep duration and insomnia-related symptoms in Finland from 1972 to 2005: a comparative review and re-analysis of Finnish population samples
    Erkki Kronholm
    The National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland
    J Sleep Res 17:54-62. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the Finnish data during the past 33 years indicate a general decrease in self-reported sleep duration of about 18 min and an increase of sleep complaints, especially among the employed middle-aged population...
  45. doi request reprint Low workplace social capital as a predictor of depression: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health, and Organisations, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1143-51. 2008
    ..Aggregate-level social capital was not associated with subsequent depression...
  46. pmc Do psychological attributes matter for adherence to antihypertensive medication? The Finnish Public Sector Cohort Study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Hypertens 26:2236-43. 2008
    ..We examined the importance of several psychological attributes (sense of coherence, optimism, pessimism, hostility, anxiety) with regard to antihypertensive medication adherence assessed by pharmacy refill records...