M Virtanen

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin and progression of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes
    Markku Saraheimo
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 31:1165-9. 2008
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin and progression of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes
    Markku Saraheimo
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 31:1165-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate whether serum adiponectin is associated with progression of diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetic patients...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Occupational burnout as a predictor of disability pension: a population-based cohort study
    K Ahola
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 66:284-90; discussion 282-3. 2009
    ..The diagnosis for which the disability pension was granted was also examined in relation to the level of burnout...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measles history and atopic diseases: a population-based cross-sectional study
    M Paunio
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    JAMA 283:343-6. 2000
    ..Many recent cross-sectional studies have suggested that lack of early exposure to communicable diseases, including measles, in affluent countries may have increased rates of atopic disease...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint A national short-term follow-Up study of extremely low birth weight infants born in Finland in 1996-1997
    V Tommiska
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 107:E2. 2001
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  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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)...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint A comparison of prospective and retrospective assessments of diet in a study of colorectal cancer
    N Malila
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nutr Cancer 32:146-53. 1998
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Violence and psychological distress among police officers and security guards
    T M Leino
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41aA, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:400-6. 2011
    ..Still research on specific forms of violence and a potential pathway through which violence may affect distress is scarce...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lifetime alcohol consumption and breast cancer: a case-control study in Finland
    S Mannisto
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Nutrition, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 3:11-8. 2000
    ..To study the association between lifetime alcohol consumption and the risk of breast cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intake of flavonols and flavones and risk of coronary heart disease in male smokers
    T Hirvonen
    Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 12:62-7. 2001
    ..89 (95% confidence interval = 0.71-1.11). Thus, intake of flavonols and flavones was inversely associated with nonfatal myocardial infarction, whereas there was a weaker association with coronary death...
  29. doi request reprint Multiple norovirus outbreaks among workplace canteen users in Finland, July 2006
    P Makary
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 137:402-7. 2009
    ..Tracing back the vegetables to the farm level proved unsuccessful. This was the largest foodborne norovirus outbreak in Finland...
  30. doi request reprint Lipid abnormalities predict progression of renal disease in patients with type 1 diabetes
    N Tolonen
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, University of Helsinki, Biomedicum Helsinki C318b, Haartmaninkatu 8, PO Box 63, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 52:2522-30. 2009
    ..We studied the impact of baseline lipid variables on the progression of renal disease in a large nationwide prospective cohort of patients with type 1 diabetes...
  31. pmc A national two year follow up study of extremely low birthweight infants born in 1996-1997
    V Tommiska
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F29-35. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Acute infections, infection pressure, and atopy
    M Paunio
    Department of Health, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:634-9. 2006
    ..We thus investigated associations between acute infections, infection pressure (i.e. number of daily child contacts) and atopy in one of the largest population-based medical surveys ever published in the medical literature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary and serum alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene and retinol, and risk for colorectal cancer in male smokers
    N Malila
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:615-21. 2002
    ..To study the association between dietary and serum antioxidant vitamins and carotenoids and risk for colorectal cancer in male smokers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Organizational fairness and psychological distress in hospital physicians
    R Sutinen
    Occupational Health Unit, Vaasa Central Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 30:209-15. 2002
    ..We explored whether problems in decision-making procedures and treatment of employees, as expressed in the theory of organizational fairness, may contribute to psychological distress in hospital physicians...
  35. ncbi request reprint Work stress and health in primary health care physicians and hospital physicians
    P Virtanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:364-6. 2008
    ..Method: A cohort of 226 GPs and 523 consultants from Finland responded to a questionnaire survey. The responses were linked to data on registered sickness absence...
  36. pmc Intakes of fruits and vegetables, carotenoids and vitamins A, E, C in relation to the risk of bladder cancer in the ATBC cohort study
    D S Michaud
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Br J Cancer 87:960-5. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that fruit and vegetable intakes are not likely to be associated with bladder cancer risk. However, these results may not be generalisable to non-smokers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietscan: a common approach for analysing dietary patterns
    H F Balder
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:27-9. 2002
  38. 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...