Ari Väänänen

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role clarity, fairness, and organizational climate as predictors of sickness absence: a prospective study in the private sector
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 32:426-34. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Formulation of work stress in 1960-2000: analysis of scientific works from the perspective of historical sociology
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 75:784-94. 2012
  3. pmc Sense of coherence and diabetes: a prospective occupational cohort study
    Anne M 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 8:46. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Engagement in cultural activities and cause-specific mortality: prospective cohort study
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organisations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 49:142-7. 2009
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Change in reciprocity as a predictor of depressive symptoms: a prospective cohort study of Finnish women and men
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 67:1907-16. 2008
  7. pmc Lack of predictability at work and risk of acute myocardial infarction: an 18-year prospective study of industrial employees
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 98:2264-71. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Social support, network heterogeneity, and smoking behavior in women: the 10-town study
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organisations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Health Promot 22:246-55. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Work-family characteristics as determinants of sickness absence: a large-scale cohort study of three occupational grades
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 13:181-96. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of work group in individual sickness absence behavior
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    J Health Soc Behav 49:452-67. 2008

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Role clarity, fairness, and organizational climate as predictors of sickness absence: a prospective study in the private sector
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 32:426-34. 2004
    ..The authors examined less-studied work-related psychosocial predictors of sickness absence in the private sector by socioeconomic status...
  2. doi request reprint Formulation of work stress in 1960-2000: analysis of scientific works from the perspective of historical sociology
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 75:784-94. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Sense of coherence and diabetes: a prospective occupational cohort study
    Anne M 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 8:46. 2008
    ..However, the relationship between SOC and diabetes has not been studied in prospective design. The present study prospectively examined the relationship between a weak SOC and the incidence of diabetes...
  4. doi request reprint Engagement in cultural activities and cause-specific mortality: prospective cohort study
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organisations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 49:142-7. 2009
    ..To determine the relation between engagement in cultural activities and main causes of mortality among full-time employees...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Change in reciprocity as a predictor of depressive symptoms: a prospective cohort study of Finnish women and men
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 67:1907-16. 2008
    ..We conclude that, for women, a shift in their close relationships toward support receiving may lead to increased risk of depressive symptoms, whereas for men a shift toward giving may have a parallel though less evident impact...
  7. pmc Lack of predictability at work and risk of acute myocardial infarction: an 18-year prospective study of industrial employees
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 98:2264-71. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Social support, network heterogeneity, and smoking behavior in women: the 10-town study
    Ari Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organisations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Health Promot 22:246-55. 2008
    ..Examine the associations among social support, network heterogeneity, and smoking behavior in a large sample of Finnish female municipal employees...
  9. doi request reprint Work-family characteristics as determinants of sickness absence: a large-scale cohort study of three occupational grades
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 13:181-96. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that some specific work-family characteristics play a role in sickness absence, but their impact on sickness absence partly varies according to gender and occupational grade...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of work group in individual sickness absence behavior
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    J Health Soc Behav 49:452-67. 2008
    ..We conclude that work group moderates the extent to which individuals with a liberal attitude toward work attendance actually engage in sickness absence behavior...
  11. doi request reprint Organisational merger and psychiatric morbidity: a prospective study in a changing work organisation
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:682-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this prospective occupational cohort study was to examine whether a negative change during an organisational merger is an independent predictive factor of psychiatric morbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of subjective health during a merger: the role of experienced change and pre-merger social support at work in white- and blue-collar workers
    Ari Väänänen
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki FIN 00250, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 58:1903-15. 2004
    ..We conclude that negative changes experienced in one's job position and lack of upper-level social support at work create a potential risk for health impairment in different employee groups in merging enterprises...
  13. ncbi request reprint The double burden of and negative spillover between paid and domestic work: associations with health among men and women
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 A, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Women Health 40:1-18. 2004
    ..We conclude that negative work-family spillover especially is associated with health problems among both women and men, and negative family-work spillover is related to a poorer health status among women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sources of social support as determinants of psychiatric morbidity after severe life events: prospective cohort study of female employees
    Ari Väänänen
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    J Psychosom Res 58:459-67. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to study prospectively the associations between sources of social support, life events, and psychiatric morbidity, as explicated in the chronic strain and the stress-buffering hypotheses...
  15. ncbi request reprint When it is better to give than to receive: long-term health effects of perceived reciprocity in support exchange
    Ari Väänänen
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:176-93. 2005
    ..The findings on women are in line with the esteem enhancement theory. No support was obtained for the equity theory...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Burnout as a predictor of medically certified sick-leave absences and their diagnosed causes
    Salla Toppinen-Tanner
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Med 31:18-27. 2005
    ..The results of this study show that burnout is related to increased risk of future illness. This implies that burnout prevention can reduce future absenteeism and has a major economic impact on work life and health care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in health effects of family death or illness: are women more vulnerable than men?
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:283-91. 2006
    ..To study sex differences in health after stressful life events in the family...
  19. doi 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...
  20. pmc Job strain and alcohol intake: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual-participant data from 140,000 men and women
    Katriina Heikkilä
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e40101. 2012
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Differential associations of job control components with mortality: a cohort study, 1986-2005
    Matti Joensuu
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki
    Am J Epidemiol 175:609-19. 2012
    ..03 (95% CI: 1.03, 4.00), respectively. The results suggest that job control is not an unequivocal concept in relation to mortality; decision authority and skill discretion show different and to some extent opposite associations...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Burnout as a predictor of all-cause mortality among industrial employees: a 10-year prospective register-linkage study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 69:51-7. 2010
    ..Burnout, a psychological consequence of prolonged work stress, has been shown to coexist with physical and mental disorders. The aim of this study was to investigate whether burnout is related to all-cause mortality among employees...
  25. ncbi request reprint Job characteristics, physical and psychological symptoms, and social support as antecedents of sickness absence among men and women in the private industrial sector
    Ari Väänänen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 57:807-24. 2003
    ..The results showing which variables are related to employees' sickness absenteeism in the private industrial sector can be applied in human resource management and health service planning...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dismissals - a major concern, but only one among others?
    Krista Pahkin
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Ind Health 51:134-41. 2013
    ..The impact of change on functional well-being seems to be different...
  29. 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)...
  30. doi request reprint Organizational change and employees' mental health: the protective role of sense of coherence
    Krista Pahkin
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 53:118-23. 2011
    ..To examine the impact of sense of coherence (SOC) on psychiatric events in the context of organizational merger...
  31. pmc Job strain and tobacco smoking: an individual-participant data meta-analysis of 166,130 adults in 15 European studies
    Katriina Heikkilä
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e35463. 2012
    ..We conducted a large individual-participant meta-analysis to examine the extent to which work-related stress, operationalised as job strain, is associated with tobacco smoking in working adults...
  32. doi request reprint Sense of coherence and psychiatric morbidity: a 19-year register-based prospective study
    Anne M Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:255-61. 2010
    ..The objective of this prospective occupational cohort study was to examine whether a strong sense of coherence is a protective factor against psychiatric disorders over a long period of time...