M Elovainio

Summary

Affiliation: National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Improving the delivery of care for patients with diabetes through understanding optimised team work and organisation in primary care
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Implement Sci 4:22. 2009
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Physical and cognitive function in midlife: reciprocal effects? A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:468-73. 2009
  6. pmc Organisational injustice and impaired cardiovascular regulation among female employees
    M Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:141-4. 2006
  7. ncbi Justice at work and cardiovascular mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 61:271-4. 2006
  8. ncbi Depressive symptoms as predictors of discontinuation of treatment of menorrhagia by levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 14:70-5. 2007
  9. pmc Cumulative exposure to high-strain and active jobs as predictors of cognitive function: the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:32-7. 2009
  10. pmc Organizational justice: evidence of a new psychosocial predictor of health
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 92:105-8. 2002

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  1. pmc Improving the delivery of care for patients with diabetes through understanding optimised team work and organisation in primary care
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Implement Sci 4:22. 2009
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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Physical and cognitive function in midlife: reciprocal effects? A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:468-73. 2009
    ..Whether cognitive function predicts physical function and whether physical function predicts cognitive function were assessed in middle-aged men and women...
  6. pmc Organisational injustice and impaired cardiovascular regulation among female employees
    M Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:141-4. 2006
    ..To examine the relation between perceived organisational justice and cardiovascular reactivity in women...
  7. ncbi Justice at work and cardiovascular mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 61:271-4. 2006
    ..Previous studies have suggested that the extent to which employees are treated with justice at the workplace contributes to their health. We examined whether justice at work predicted incidence of deaths from cardiovascular disease...
  8. ncbi Depressive symptoms as predictors of discontinuation of treatment of menorrhagia by levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 14:70-5. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that diagnosing and treating depression among patients having menstrual problems may improve the continuity of LNG-IUS treatment of menorrhagia...
  9. pmc Cumulative exposure to high-strain and active jobs as predictors of cognitive function: the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:32-7. 2009
    ..We tested associations between high-strain and active jobs and cognitive function in middle-aged men and women...
  10. pmc Organizational justice: evidence of a new psychosocial predictor of health
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 92:105-8. 2002
    ..This study examined the justice of decision-making procedures and interpersonal relations as a psychosocial predictor of health...
  11. pmc Obesity, unexplained weight loss and suicide: the original Whitehall study
    Marko Elovainio
    the National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 116:218-21. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that both obesity and unexplained weight loss are related to elevated suicide risk...
  12. doi Organizational justice and sleeping problems: The Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, England, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:334-40. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that organizational injustice contributes to sleeping problems. Poor sleep quality can be a marker of prolonged emotional stress and has been shown to have serious effects on the immune system and metabolism...
  13. ncbi 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)...
  14. pmc The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study
    M Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:837-45. 2010
    ..We examined whether cognitive performance predicted mental and physical health from midlife to early old age...
  15. pmc Association between passive jobs and low levels of leisure-time physical activity: the Whitehall II cohort study
    D Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:772-6. 2009
    ..We investigated whether exposure to passive jobs, measured three times over an average of 5 years, is associated with leisure-time physical activity (LTPA)...
  16. pmc Associations of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with cognitive symptoms of depression: 12-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    D Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:413-23. 2009
    ..The present study sought to assess whether C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 predict cognitive symptoms of depression or whether these symptoms predict inflammatory markers...
  17. ncbi When do social inequalities in C-reactive protein start? A life course perspective from conception to adulthood in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    D Gimeno
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Institute for Society and Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:290-8. 2008
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi Organization justice evaluations, job control, and occupational strain
    M Elovainio
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Appl Psychol 86:418-24. 2001
    ..Thus, the results of this study supported the 1st hypothesis and provided evidence that perceptions of the organization are potential factors contributing to employee health...
  20. doi A prospective cohort study of deficient maternal nurturing attitudes predicting adulthood work stress independent of adulthood hostility and depressive symptoms
    M Hintsanen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stress 13:425-34. 2010
    ..Deficient nurturing attitudes in childhood might affect sensitivity to work stress and selection into stressful work conditions in adulthood. More attention should be paid to pre-employment factors in work stress research...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Socioeconomic position in childhood and adult cardiovascular risk factors, vascular structure, and function: cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Heart 92:474-80. 2006
    ..To examine the association of childhood socioeconomic position (SEP) with adult cardiovascular risk factors, vascular structure, and vascular function in a contemporary population of young adults...
  24. pmc Effort-reward imbalance, procedural injustice and relational injustice as psychosocial predictors of health: complementary or redundant models?
    Mika Kivimaki
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:659-65. 2007
    ..The authors examined whether procedural injustice and relational injustice are associated with employee health in addition to, and in combination with, effort-reward imbalance...
  25. ncbi Productivity and employees' organizational justice perceptions in long-term care for the elderly
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Res Nurs Health 30:498-507. 2007
    ..Unit size and resident turnover were negatively and registered nurses percentage positively associated with procedural justice perceptions...
  26. ncbi Job strain and early atherosclerosis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, PUniversity of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 67:740-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether job strain and social support are associated with early atherosclerosis measured by carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in young adults...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. pmc Hostility in adolescents and adults: a genome-wide association study of the Young Finns
    P Merjonen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e11. 2011
    ..These suggestive associations did not replicate across all measurement times, which warrants further study on these SNPs in other populations...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi Stress factors predicting injuries of hospital personnel
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 44:32-6. 2003
    ..The extent to which work stressors and stress predicted injuries occur in a large population of Finnish hospital workers was studied...
  33. ncbi Serotonin receptor genes 5HT1A and 5HT2A modify the relation between childhood temperament and adulthood hostility
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 7:46-52. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to clarify whether mother-related hyperactivity adequately describes the temperament of the child or is a reflection of mother's hostile child-rearing attitudes...
  34. ncbi Social support, early retirement, and a retirement preference: a study of 10,489 Finnish adults
    Marko Elovainio
    National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 45:433-9. 2003
    ..Being retired before the age of 55 years may be predicted by limited social support or it may restrain one's possibilities to establish and maintain social relationships...
  35. ncbi Resident care needs and work stressors in special care units versus non-specialized long-term care units
    Laura Pekkarinen
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Res Nurs Health 29:465-76. 2006
    ..Work stressors may be reduced by specializing, so that residents with similar care needs are placed together and care is focused...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi Death or illness of a family member, violence, interpersonal conflict, and financial difficulties as predictors of sickness absence: longitudinal cohort study on psychological and behavioral links
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki and Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 64:817-25. 2002
    ..We examined whether psychological problems and health-risk behaviors underpin the health effects of different event categories...
  38. ncbi Hostility, unemployment and health status: testing three theoretical models
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 56:2139-52. 2003
    ..Hostility in childhood was not significantly associated with unemployment in adulthood. Thus, this study supported the psychosocial vulnerability model in men...
  39. ncbi Combined effects of uncertainty and organizational justice on employee health: testing the uncertainty management model of fairness judgments among Finnish public sector employees
    Marko Elovainio
    Research and Development Centre for Health and Welfare, P O Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:2501-12. 2005
    ..In accordance with the uncertainty management model, these associations were dependent on experienced work-time control and perceived changes at work...
  40. ncbi Parental socioeconomic position and parental life satisfaction as predictors of job strain in adulthood: 18-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 61:243-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine whether parental socioeconomic position (SEP) and parental life satisfaction predict job strain in adulthood...
  41. ncbi Genetic variants in the DRD2 gene moderate the relationship between stressful life events and depressive symptoms in adults: cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:391-5. 2007
    ..A number of studies suggest that variants in dopamine receptor genes, such as DRD2, are associated with depression but it is unclear if such variants also modify the association between life events and depression...
  42. ncbi Preemployment family factors as predictors of effort/reward imbalance in adulthood: a prospective 18-year follow-up in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 49:659-66. 2007
    ..We prospectively examined whether preemployment family factors predict adulthood work stress manifested as effort-reward imbalance (ERI)...
  43. ncbi Effects of active on-call hours on physicians' turnover intentions and well-being
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:356-63. 2008
    ..This study examined whether active on-call hours and the co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors are associated with physicians' turnover intentions and distress...
  44. doi Drug use and pressure ulcers in long-term care units: do nurse time pressure and unfair management increase the prevalence?
    Laura Pekkarinen
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 17:3067-73. 2008
    ..This study examined the associations between nurse working conditions (time pressure and perceived unfair management) and quality indicators (prevalence of antianxiety or hypnotic drug use and pressure ulcers) in long-term care units...
  45. doi Antidepressant use and mortality in Finland: a register-linkage study from a nationwide cohort
    Jari Haukka
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:715-20. 2009
    ..It is generally acknowledged that depressed patients need specific attention during the first weeks after initiation of antidepressant (AD) treatment because of the increased risk of suicide...
  46. pmc Socioeconomic position, psychosocial work environment and cerebrovascular disease among women: the Finnish public sector study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1265-71. 2009
    ..This has led to the suggestion that poor psychosocial work environments provide important additional explanatory power. However, little evidence is available for women...
  47. pmc Depressive symptoms and the metabolic syndrome in childhood and adulthood: a prospective cohort study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 28:108-16. 2009
    ..To examine the reciprocal associations between depressive symptoms and clinical definitions of the metabolic syndrome in childhood and adulthood...
  48. doi Optimal form of operationalizing BMI in relation to all-cause and cause-specific mortality: the original Whitehall study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1926-32. 2008
    ..We examined various BMI operationalizations in relation to mortality from all causes and specific causes...
  49. ncbi Health, psychosocial factors and retirement intentions among Finnish physicians
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:406-12. 2008
    ..Early retirement among physicians is a worldwide problem and all efforts to try to minimize it are of importance...
  50. doi Personality and having children: a two-way relationship
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:218-30. 2009
    ..These findings suggest a two-way relationship between personality and having children...
  51. doi General health and quality-of-life measures in active, recent, and comorbid mental disorders: a population-based health 2000 study
    Sami Pirkola
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 50:108-14. 2009
    ..We studied the impact of comorbidity and recency in psychiatric disorders on psychological well-being, perceived health, and quality of life and compared their effect with the effect of a chronic medical condition, type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  52. ncbi Effects on blood pressure do not explain the association between organizational justice and coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:1-6. 2008
    ..Previous studies suggest lower blood pressure (BP) and reduced risk of CHD among employees with high organizational justice (the perception of being treated fairly by supervisors)...
  53. doi Insecurity and shiftwork as characteristics of negative work environment: psychosocial and behavioural mediators
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 66:1080-91. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of an investigation into whether insecure work contract and shiftwork are associated with reduced wellbeing indicators, such as psychological distress, low job involvement and low work ability...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. ncbi Nursing working conditions in relation to restraint practices in long-term care units
    Laura Pekkarinen
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Care 44:1114-20. 2006
    ..This study examined the effects of nursing working conditions on the use of physical restraints and antipsychotics as restraints in long-term care units for elderly residents...
  56. ncbi Sociodemographic, disease status, and illness perceptions predictors of global self-ratings of health and quality of life among those with coronary heart disease--one year follow-up study
    Anna Mari Aalto
    Health Services Research, STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Lintulahdenkuja 4, Helsinki, Finn 00531, Finland
    Qual Life Res 15:1307-22. 2006
    ..No gender differences were found in associations of illness perceptions with health status or QOL ratings...
  57. ncbi Work stressors and the quality of life in long-term care units
    Laura Pekkarinen
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Outcome and Equity Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Gerontologist 44:633-43. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi 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...
  59. ncbi The moderating effect of employee hostility on the association of long-term elderly care unit's negative resident characteristics to employee stress and well-being
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 11:157-68. 2006
    ..Instead, nonhostile employees were sensitive to the depression in the unit. They reported low levels of stress when depression levels in the unit were low and increased stress when depression levels were high...
  60. ncbi 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. pmc Early risk factors, job strain, and atherosclerosis among men in their 30s: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Am J Public Health 97:450-2. 2007
    ..Pre-employment influences did not confound the association between job strain and atherosclerosis...
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. ncbi Relationship between unemployment and health among health care professionals: health selection or health effect?
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 63:425-31. 2007
    ..We examined the effects of different diagnoses, namely, all causes, circulatory diseases, diseases of the digestive system, musculoskeletal diseases, and mental disorders...
  64. ncbi The longitudinal effects of social support and hostility on depressive tendencies
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 63:1374-82. 2006
    ..Social support may therefore be a long-term protective factor from depression irrespective of personality characteristics, such as hostility and anger...
  65. ncbi The effects of personal need for structure and occupational identity in the role stress process
    M Elovainio
    Department of Social Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Soc Psychol 141:365-78. 2001
    ..They tested these models by using hierarchical regression analysis and structural equation modeling (LISREL 8; K. G. Jöreskog & D. Sörbom, 1993). Both hypotheses were supported...
  66. ncbi Val/Met polymorphism of the COMT gene moderates the association between job strain and early atherosclerosis in young men
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 50:649-57. 2008
    ..COMT gene influences dopamine transmission and dopaminergic activity might moderate effects of stress on CHD risk. We examine whether COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between job strain and atherosclerosis...
  67. ncbi Temperament in childhood predicts body mass in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 24:307-15. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that temperamental difficulty in childhood may be a useful risk indicator for general body mass in adulthood, and the mechanisms relating temperament with body mass should be further explored...
  68. ncbi 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...
  69. doi 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...
  70. pmc Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:330-4. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi 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...
  72. ncbi The effect of pre-employment factors on job control, job strain and psychological distress: a 31-year longitudinal study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department Psychology, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 65:187-99. 2007
    ..However, the relationship between pre-employment factors and later psychological distress in adulthood is not completely explained by job environment...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi The association of distress and sleeping problems with physicians' intentions to change profession: the moderating effect of job control
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 14:365-73. 2009
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of offering more job control to physicians to prevent unnecessary physician turnover...
  75. ncbi 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...
  76. ncbi Contribution of socioeconomic status to the association between hostility and cardiovascular risk behaviors: a prospective cohort study
    Laura Pulkki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 158:736-42. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that the association of cynical hostility with smoking and alcohol use seems to be independent of intergenerational social mobility and childhood and adulthood SES...
  77. ncbi Contribution of early and adult factors to socioeconomic variation in blood pressure: thirty-four-year follow-up study of school children
    Mika Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 66:184-9. 2004
    ..To prospectively examine the role of childhood and adulthood factors in the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and adult systolic and diastolic blood pressure (SBP, DBP)...
  78. pmc Socioeconomic position, co-occurrence of behavior-related risk factors, and coronary heart disease: the Finnish Public Sector study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 97:874-9. 2007
    ..We examined the associations between socioeconomic position, co-occurrence of behavior-related risk factors, and the effect of these factors on the relative and absolute socioeconomic gradients in coronary heart disease...
  79. ncbi 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...
  80. ncbi Treatment of depression in diagnosed diabetes: common cause or detection bias?
    K Manderbacka
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Service System Research Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 44:1205-12. 2014
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  81. doi Association of the apolipoprotein E gene, its promoter polymorphisms and haplotypes with depressive symptoms. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 58:91-6. 2008
    ..In this study, the associations of the APOE gene promoter polymorphisms -219G/T and +113G/C and their haplotypes with depressive symptoms were examined...
  82. doi 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...
  83. doi 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...
  84. ncbi Shift work in young adults and carotid artery intima-media thickness: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 205:608-13. 2009
    ..Shift work is associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, but the timing or mechanisms of this association is unclear...
  85. ncbi 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...
  86. ncbi 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 What degree of work overload is likely to cause increased sickness absenteeism among nurses? Evidence from the RAFAELA patient classification system
    Auvo Rauhala
    Vaasa Hospital District, Vaasa, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 57:286-95. 2007
    ..This paper reports a study examining whether nurses' work overload is associated with increased sick leave and quantifying the loss of working days from work overload...
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi Low organisational justice and heavy drinking: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, Nottingham Science and Technology Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RQ, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:44-50. 2008
    ..To investigate whether low perceived organisational injustice predicts heavy drinking among employees...
  90. ncbi Serotonin receptor 2A gene and the influence of childhood maternal nurturance on adulthood depressive symptoms
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:356-60. 2007
    ..Gene-environment interactions are assumed to be involved in the development of depression...
  91. ncbi Early socioeconomic position and blood pressure in childhood and adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 47:39-44. 2006
    ..These data suggest that early socioeconomic disadvantage influences later blood pressure in part through an effect on blood pressure in early life, which tracks into adulthood, and in part through an effect on BMI...
  92. ncbi Neuregulin-1 genotype moderates the association between job strain and early atherosclerosis in young men
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Behav Med 33:148-55. 2007
    ..Neuregulin-1 (NRG-1) has various roles in the development and function of the heart and autonomic nervous system...
  93. pmc Organisational justice and smoking: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    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
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:427-33. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which the justice of decision-making procedures and interpersonal relationships is associated with smoking...
  94. ncbi Contribution of adolescent and early adult personality to the inverse association between education and cardiovascular risk behaviours: prospective population-based cohort study
    Laura Pulkki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 32:968-75. 2003
    ..We investigated the extent to which type A components in adolescence and early adulthood contributed to the inverse association between education and behavioural cardiovascular disease risk factors in adulthood...
  95. ncbi Job decision latitude, organizational justice and health: multilevel covariance structure analysis
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 58:1659-69. 2004
    ..Furthermore job decision latitude was associated with organizational justice both at individual and work unit level. Justice evaluations predicted sickness absence only at the individual level...
  96. 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
    ..In the multilevel analysis, adjustments were made for demographics, work factors and the socioeconomic status of the teacher's own residential area...
  97. ncbi [Work, stress and cardiovascular diseases]
    Mika Kivimaki
    Helsingin yliopisto ja Työterveyslaitos, Helsinki
    Duodecim 121:473-5. 2005
  98. ncbi Depressive symptoms and C-reactive protein: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 36:797-805. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms in healthy young adults would be associated with elevated levels of C-reactive proteins (CRP)...
  99. doi Temperament, health-related behaviors, and autonomic cardiac regulation: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:204-10. 2008
    ..136) and pNN50 (p=0.236) attenuated to the null, but adjustment for biological risk factors had little effect. Reward dependence and persistence were unrelated to indices of cardiac regulation...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. ncbi Temperament and depressive symptoms: a population-based longitudinal study on Cloninger's psychobiological temperament model
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 83:227-32. 2004
    ..R., Svrakic, D.M., Przybeck, T.R., 1993. A psychobiological model of temperament and character. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 50, 975-990.], predicted depressive symptoms across a 4-year follow-up...