M Virtanen

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Psychological Distress and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in High-Risk and Low-Risk Populations: The Whitehall II Cohort Study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 37:2091-7. 2014
  2. pmc Extending employment beyond the pensionable age: a cohort study of the influence of chronic diseases, health risk factors, and working conditions
    Marianna Virtanen
    Centre of Expertise for the Development of Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki and Turku, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e88695. 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Long working hours and coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 176:586-96. 2012
  7. 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
  8. pmc Living alone and antidepressant medication use: a prospective study in a working-age population
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:236. 2012
  9. 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
  10. pmc Overtime work as a predictor of major depressive episode: a 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e30719. 2012

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  1. pmc Psychological Distress and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in High-Risk and Low-Risk Populations: The Whitehall II Cohort Study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 37:2091-7. 2014
    ..We examined whether psychological distress predicts incident type 2 diabetes and if the association differs between populations at higher or lower risk of type 2 diabetes...
  2. pmc Extending employment beyond the pensionable age: a cohort study of the influence of chronic diseases, health risk factors, and working conditions
    Marianna Virtanen
    Centre of Expertise for the Development of Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki and Turku, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e88695. 2014
    ..We examined the association of working conditions and health with extended employment (defined as >6 months beyond the pensionable age) in a cohort of older, non-disabled employees who have reached old-age retirement...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Long working hours and coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 176:586-96. 2012
    ..Studies varied in size, design, measurement of exposure and outcome, and adjustments. In conclusion, results from prospective observational studies suggest an approximately 40% excess risk of CHD in employees working long hours...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Living alone and antidepressant medication use: a prospective study in a working-age population
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:236. 2012
    ..The authors examined whether living alone predicts the use of antidepressant medication and whether socioeconomic, psychosocial, or behavioral factors explain this association...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Overtime work as a predictor of major depressive episode: a 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e30719. 2012
    ..The association between overtime work and depression is still unclear. This study examined the association between overtime work and the onset of a major depressive episode (MDE)...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Team climate, intention to leave and turnover among hospital employees: prospective cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:170. 2007
    ..We examined whether team climate, as indicated by clear and shared goals, participation, task orientation and support for innovation, predicts intention to leave the job and actual turnover among hospital employees...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Staff reports of psychosocial climate at school and adolescents' health, truancy and health education in Finland
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 19:554-60. 2009
    ..Psychosocial climate at school reported by school personnel may be related to pupils' reports of being heard at school, depression, physical and psychological symptoms, truancy and received health education...
  17. pmc Long working hours and cognitive function: the Whitehall II Study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 169:596-605. 2009
    ..This study shows that long working hours may have a negative effect on cognitive performance in middle age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Work stress, mental health and antidepressant medication findings from the Health 2000 Study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 98:189-97. 2007
    ..Population-based studies on the association between work stress and mental disorders are scarce, and it is not known whether work stress predicts mental disorders requiring treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Job strain and psychologic distress influence on sickness absence among Finnish employees
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Prev Med 33:182-7. 2007
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  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Temporary employment and antidepressant medication: a register linkage study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational, Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 42:221-9. 2008
    ..Among men, the association between temporary employment and antidepressant use was stronger within lower grade occupations. The results suggest that using antidepressants is more pronounced when temporary employment is unstable...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic status, health and working conditions of school teachers
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:326-30. 2007
    ..To investigate the associations of workplace neighbourhood socioeconomic status with health behaviours, health and working conditions among school teachers...
  25. doi request reprint Work characteristics, anxiety and depression
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:71. 2008
  26. pmc Local economy and sickness absence: prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:973-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of the local economy, as measured by municipal revenue and local unemployment rate, on sickness absence among the employed...
  27. pmc Long working hours and sleep disturbances: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 32:737-45. 2009
    ..To examine whether exposure to long working hours predicts various forms of sleep disturbance; short sleep, difficulty falling asleep, frequent waking, early waking and waking without feeling refreshed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mental health and hostility as predictors of temporary employment: evidence from two prospective studies
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:2084-95. 2005
    ..Hostility and aggressiveness seem to be related to labour market prospects only among individuals in low socioeconomic positions...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Overtime work and incident coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 31:1737-44. 2010
    ..To examine the association between overtime work and incident coronary heart disease (CHD) among middle-aged employees...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Contribution of parental and school personnel smoking to health risk behaviours among Finnish adolescents
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:382. 2009
    ..This study compared parental smoking with school personnel smoking in relation to adolescents' smoking behaviours, alcohol use, and illicit drug use...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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)...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
    ..abstract truncated)..
  53. 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...
  54. 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
    ....
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Association of hostility with sleep duration and sleep disturbances in an employee population
    Niklas Grano
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 15:73-80. 2008
    ..Sleep disturbances are common among the general population, and hostile persons have been proposed to be at greater risk of several serious health problems and diseases...
  62. pmc 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...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi 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...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work characteristics and incidence of newly diagnosed depression: a prospective cohort study of three different models
    Jaana Ylipaavalniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:111-22. 2005
    ..In conclusion, work unit social factors seem to be predictive of subsequent doctor-diagnosed depression, but other aspects of psychosocial work environment may also be important...
  67. ncbi request reprint Organization of nursing care and stressful work characteristics
    Arja Mäkinen
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 43:197-205. 2003
    ..However, there is little systematic research on the extent to which modes of organizing nursing work are related to stressful characteristics of work...
  68. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work environment and hospital admissions due to mental disorders: a 15-year prospective study of industrial employees
    Matti Joensuu
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Work Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 124:118-25. 2010
    ..We examined whether components of job control and work-related social support predict medically-certified mental disorders...
  69. ncbi 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
    ....
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Interventions in relation to occupational burnout: the population-based health 2000 study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 49:943-52. 2007
    ..To study participation in occupational and individual-focused interventions in relation to burnout...
  77. 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...
  78. pmc Organisational downsizing, sickness absence, and mortality: 10-town prospective cohort study
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 328:555. 2004
    ..To examine whether downsizing, the reduction of personnel in organisations, is a predictor of increased sickness absence and mortality among employees...
  79. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and coronary heart disease risk--is there an unknown confounder?
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 100:1150-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether confounding by several known or suspected coronary heart disease risk factors are likely to explain the lower coronary heart disease risk among light alcohol drinkers compared with never-drinkers...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Employment predictors for discharged schizophrenia patients
    Teija Honkonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41aA, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:372-80. 2007
    ..To investigate predictors for competitive employment in a three-year follow-up study of discharged schizophrenia patients...
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi request reprint Occupational burnout and medically certified sickness absence: a population-based study of Finnish employees
    Kirsi Ahola
    Center of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 64:185-93. 2008
    ..The contribution of occupational burnout to medically certified sickness absence was examined in a population-based sample of employees...
  84. ncbi request reprint Employment status, mental disorders and service use in the working age population
    Teija Honkonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:29-36. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Burnout in relation to age in the adult working population
    Kirsi Ahola
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    J Occup Health 50:362-5. 2008
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. 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)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Contribution of burnout to the association between job strain and depression: the health 2000 study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1023-30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the contribution of burnout to the association between job strain and depression...
  90. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sustained organizational commitment among nurses with temporary job contracts
    Paivi Jalonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nurs Adm 36:268-76. 2006
    ..To examine sociodemographic, work-related factors and psychological health as predictors of sustained organizational commitment among temporary hospital employees...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. ncbi request reprint Organisational justice and employee perceptions on hospital management
    Erja Wiili-Peltola
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Health Organ Manag 21:320-32. 2007
    ..The purpose to clarify what kind of managerial challenges employees experience regarding organisational justice in hospitals...
  96. 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
    ....
  97. 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...
  98. 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...
  99. 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...
  100. doi request reprint Cumulative cost of prescription medication in outpatients with type 1 diabetes in Finland
    R Lithovius
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki University, Haartmaninkatu 8 C318b, PL 63 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 54:496-503. 2011
    ..We examined the 11-year cumulative outpatient cost of prescription medication in patients with type 1 diabetes by subgroups according to the presence of complications and duration of diabetes...
  101. 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...