Tarja Heponiemi

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Cardiac autonomic reactivity and recovery in predicting carotid atherosclerosis: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Tarja Heponiemi
    University of Helsinki, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 26:13-21. 2007
  9. doi Developing a short measure of organizational justice: a multisample health professionals study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1068-74. 2010
  10. doi Interactive effect of long-term mental stress and cardiac stress reactivity on carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Nadja Chumaeva
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stress 12:283-93. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi Cardiac autonomic reactivity and recovery in predicting carotid atherosclerosis: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Tarja Heponiemi
    University of Helsinki, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 26:13-21. 2007
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  9. doi Developing a short measure of organizational justice: a multisample health professionals study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1068-74. 2010
    ..To develop and test the validity of a short version of the original questionnaire measuring organizational justice...
  10. doi Interactive effect of long-term mental stress and cardiac stress reactivity on carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Nadja Chumaeva
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stress 12:283-93. 2009
    ..Autonomic imbalance resulting from chronic stress may be the common mechanism linking vital exhaustion and cardiac responsiveness to an increased risk of atherosclerosis...
  11. doi Job demands and musculoskeletal symptoms among female geriatric nurses: the moderating role of psychosocial resources
    Laura Pekkarinen
    Service System Department, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 18:211-9. 2013
    ..72, 95% CI [1.12, 2.62]) for those with low distributive justice. The results suggest that social support and fair reward systems may help to buffer against the detrimental effects of heavy job demands on nurses' musculoskeletal symptoms...
  12. doi Ownership type and team climate in elderly care facilities: the moderating effect of stress factors
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 68:647-57. 2012
    ..In addition, we examined whether work stress factors (time pressure, resident-related stress, role conflicts and role ambiguity) mediated or moderated the above mentioned association...
  13. doi Is the public healthcare sector a more strenuous working environment than the private sector for a physician?
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 41:11-7. 2013
    ..In addition, we examined whether gender or age moderated these potential differences...
  14. doi The association of ownership type with job insecurity and worry about job stability: the moderating effects of fair management, positive leadership, and employment type
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:39-50. 2012
    ..Job insecurity was highest among fixed-term employees in public sheltered homes or not-for-profit nursing homes. Thus, promoting good leadership and fair management would be of importance...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi Depressive symptoms and carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 67:561-7. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a high level of depressive symptoms in healthy young adults would be related to more prevalent preclinical atherosclerosis...
  17. doi Can organizational justice help the retention of general practitioners?
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 110:22-8. 2013
    ..Primary care organizations should pay more attention to their GPs - especially to newcomers - and to the fairness how management behaves towards employees, how processes are determined, and how rewards are distributed...
  18. doi The effects of ownership, staffing level and organisational justice on nurse commitment, involvement, and satisfaction: a questionnaire study
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1551-61. 2011
    ..Most notably, the number of private for-profit firms has increased. Previous studies suggest that employee well-being and the quality of care might differ according to the ownership type...
  19. pmc Organizational commitment among general practitioners: a cross-sectional study of the role of psychosocial factors
    Hannamaria Kuusio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:108-14. 2010
    ..The authors also tested whether psychosocial factors (job demands, job control, and colleague consultation) explain these differences in commitment between GPs and other physicians...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi Do psychosocial factors moderate the association of fixed-term employment with work interference with family and sleeping problems in registered nurses: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1096-104. 2010
    ....
  23. doi Job attitudes and well-being among public vs. private physicians: organizational justice and job control as mediators
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 21:520-5. 2011
    ..In addition, we examined whether psychosocial factors (organizational justice and job control) could mediate these possible differences in different sectors...
  24. doi Psychosocial stress factors and intention to leave job: differences between foreign-born and Finnish-born general practitioners
    Hannamaria Kuusio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Service System Research Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 41:405-11. 2013
    ..This study explores the role of psychosocial factors in explaining intention to leave among GPs including potential differences between foreign-born and Finnish GPs...
  25. pmc Differences in well-being between GPs, medical specialists, and private physicians: the role of psychosocial factors
    Hannamaria Kuusio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Service System Research Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Serv Res 47:68-85. 2012
    ..The well-being indicators used were psychological distress, self-rated health, and work ability...
  26. ncbi Experiencing positive affect and negative affect during stress: relationships to cardiac reactivity and to facial expressions
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 47:327-37. 2006
    ..To conclude, cardiac reactivity may be associated with positive involvement and enthusiasm in some situations and all reactivity should not automatically be considered as potentially pathological...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi Employment, psychosocial work environment and well-being among migrant and native physicians in Finnish health care
    Anna Mari Aalto
    National Institute for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 24:445-51. 2014
    ..This study examined the differences in employment, perceptions of psychosocial work environment and well-being between migrant and native physicians in Finland...
  29. ncbi Relationship between DRD4 polymorphism and lipid metabolism: what is the role of novelty seeking?
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 51:53-8. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi Organizational justice and health; review of evidence
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:B5-9. 2010
    ..This paper is a review of the literature on organizational justice and its impact on workers' health...
  31. doi Psychosocial factors in GP work: the effects of taking a GP position or leaving GP work
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 23:361-6. 2013
    ..In addition, we examined whether changes in time pressure and patient-related stress mediated the association of employment change with changes of distress and work interference with family...
  32. ncbi BIS-BAS sensitivity and cardiac autonomic stress profiles
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 41:37-45. 2004
    ..BIS sensitivity was unrelated to both reactivity and baseline levels of all measures. Overall, our results suggest that the relationship of the BAS with cardiac reactivity seems to be mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi Relationships between hostility, affective ratings of pictures, and state affects during task-induced stress
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychol 141:183-201. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that participants scoring high on hostility are prone to negative emotional reactions...
  36. ncbi Vital exhaustion, temperament, and cardiac reactivity in task-induced stress
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Biol Psychol 65:121-35. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that background stress may diminish one's capacity to cope with acute stress...
  37. ncbi Job strain and adverse health behaviors: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, UK
    J Occup Environ Med 49:68-74. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the association between job strain and the co-occurrence of adverse health behaviors; smoking, heavy drinking, obesity, and physical inactivity...