Akinori Nakata

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related risk of occupational injuries in Japanese small and medium-scale enterprises
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Ind Health 43:89-97. 2005
  2. pmc Organizational factors associated with work-related sleep problems in a nationally representative sample of Korean workers
    Jae Bum Park
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:211-22. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cumulative effects of smoking and memory CD4+ T lymphocyte subpopulations
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
    Addict Behav 32:1526-31. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Job satisfaction is associated with elevated natural killer cell immunity among healthy white-collar employees
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C24, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:1268-75. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Perceived psychosocial job stress and sleep bruxism among male and female workers
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:201-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychosocial job stress on non-fatal occupational injuries in small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Am J Ind Med 49:658-69. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-fatal occupational injury among active and passive smokers in small- and medium-scale manufacturing enterprises in Japan
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:2452-63. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Psychological distress, depressive symptoms, and cellular immunity among healthy individuals: a 1-year prospective study
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 81:191-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived job stress and sleep-related breathing disturbance in Japanese male workers
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 64:2520-32. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of occupational injuries in small-scale manufacturing enterprises
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Occup Health 48:366-76. 2006

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related risk of occupational injuries in Japanese small and medium-scale enterprises
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Ind Health 43:89-97. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that poor nocturnal sleep habits are associated with self-reported occupational injury...
  2. pmc Organizational factors associated with work-related sleep problems in a nationally representative sample of Korean workers
    Jae Bum Park
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:211-22. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the association of organizational factors with work-related sleep problems (WRSP) among Korean workers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cumulative effects of smoking and memory CD4+ T lymphocyte subpopulations
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
    Addict Behav 32:1526-31. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that the CD4+CD45RO+CD69+ T and CD4+CD45RO+ T lymphocytes are sensitive to cumulative effect of smoking, and may serve as a potential immuno-biomarker for active smoking...
  4. doi request reprint Job satisfaction is associated with elevated natural killer cell immunity among healthy white-collar employees
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C24, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:1268-75. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Perceived psychosocial job stress and sleep bruxism among male and female workers
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:201-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this epidemiological study was to examine the relationship between psychosocial job stress and SB...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychosocial job stress on non-fatal occupational injuries in small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Am J Ind Med 49:658-69. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between psychosocial job stress and occupational injuries among workers in SMEs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-fatal occupational injury among active and passive smokers in small- and medium-scale manufacturing enterprises in Japan
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:2452-63. 2006
    ..The present study indicates an expected increase in the risk of, occupational injury for current and former smoking men and suggests that exposure to passive smoking is a possible risk factor for never smoking men...
  8. doi request reprint Psychological distress, depressive symptoms, and cellular immunity among healthy individuals: a 1-year prospective study
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 81:191-7. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived job stress and sleep-related breathing disturbance in Japanese male workers
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 64:2520-32. 2007
    ..Results also indicate that job stress should be considered when evaluating SBD in occupational and clinical settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of occupational injuries in small-scale manufacturing enterprises
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Occup Health 48:366-76. 2006
    ..Countermeasures such as prohibiting smoking during work, sleep health education, job safety training for young/inexperienced workers are appropriate methods for eliminating or reducing injuries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sickness absence in relation to psychosocial work factors among daytime workers in an electric equipment manufacturing company
    Yasumasa Otsuka
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
    Ind Health 45:224-31. 2007
    ..10). This study suggests that appropriate use of sickness absence at times of being exposed to high quantitative workload may help male workers to recover from stressful situations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association of active and passive smoking with sleep disturbances and short sleep duration among japanese working population
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 15:81-91. 2008
    ..The relationship between passive smoking and sleep is uncertain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking and depression among Japanese workers
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Prev Med 46:451-6. 2008
    ..To assess the relation of passive and active smoking to depressive symptoms in 1839 men and 931 women working in a suburb of Tokyo in 2002...
  14. doi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance, overcommitment, and cellular immune measures among white-collar employees
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Biol Psychol 88:270-9. 2011
    ..030). No significant associations were found in women. Although the picture remains less clear in women, our findings suggest a potential immunological pathway linking adverse working conditions and stress-related disorders in men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of sickness absence with poor sleep and depressive symptoms in shift workers
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Chronobiol Int 21:899-912. 2004
    ..The association is particularly strong with long-term absence in male shift workers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Karolinska sleepiness scale against performance and EEG variables
    Kosuke Kaida
    Japan National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1574-81. 2006
    ..The main aim of the present study was to investigate the validity and reliability of the KSS with electroencephalographic, behavioral and other subjective indicators of sleepiness...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work characteristics predicting daytime sleepiness in day and shift workers
    Masaya Takahashi
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tama ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Chronobiol Int 23:1409-22. 2006
    ..The present findings may imply that redesigning these aspects of work environment would be of help in managing daytime sleepiness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Workplace psychosocial factors associated with work-related injury absence: a study from a nationally representative sample of Korean workers
    Ming Lun Lu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Int J Behav Med 21:42-52. 2014
    ..Little is known about the association between psychosocial factors and injury absence in the workplace...
  19. ncbi request reprint Job stress, social support, and prevalence of insomnia in a population of Japanese daytime workers
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, 6 21 1 Nagao, Tama ku, Kawasaki 214 8585, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 59:1719-30. 2004
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  20. doi request reprint Association of general fatigue with cellular immune indicators among healthy white-collar employees
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1078-86. 2011
    ..Although fatigue is a common complaint in the working population, underlying immunological mechanisms are not well understood. This study investigated the association of general fatigue with cellular immune indicators...
  21. doi request reprint Investigating the associations between work hours, sleep status, and self-reported health among full-time employees
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, MS C24, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Int J Public Health 57:403-11. 2012
    ..The extent to which work hours and sleep are associated with self-rated health (SRH) was investigated in full-time employees of small- and medium-scale businesses (SMBs) in a suburb of Tokyo...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between length of sleep and oxidative stress marker, urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine]
    Yuki Matsumoto
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 61:357-65. 2006
    ..In this study, we aim to examine whether the length of sleep modifies the level of urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OH-dG)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health problems due to long working hours in Japan: working hours, workers' compensation (Karoshi), and preventive measures
    Kenji Iwasaki
    Institute of Industrial Health, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Nagao, Kawasaki, Japan
    Ind Health 44:537-40. 2006
    ..It is obvious that we need to continue research regarding the impact on worker health and the management of long working hours...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is self-rated health associated with blood immune markers in healthy individuals?
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C24, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Int J Behav Med 17:234-42. 2010
    ..Although self-rated health (SRH) has been established as a robust predictor of morbidity and mortality, the immunological mechanisms underpinning this relationship are poorly understood...
  25. doi request reprint Association of overtime work with cellular immune markers among healthy daytime white-collar employees
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:56-64. 2012
    ..This study investigated the association between overtime work and cellular immunity among Japanese white-collar workers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Decreases in CD8+ T, naive (CD4+CD45RA+) T, and B (CD19+) lymphocytes by exposure to manganese fume
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Nagao, Kawasaki, Japan
    Ind Health 44:592-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that T lymphocytes, especially CD8+ and CD4+CD45RA+ T lymphocytes, as well as CD19+ B lymphocytes are affected by exposure to Mn fume...
  27. ncbi request reprint Job satisfaction, common cold, and sickness absence among white-collar employees: a cross-sectional survey
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ind Health 49:116-21. 2011
    ..058; p = 0.067) of common cold and days (B = -0.160; p<0.001) and times (B = -0.141; p<0.001) of sickness absence. Our findings suggested that poor job satisfaction is associated with both common cold and sickness absence...
  28. doi request reprint Work hours, sleep sufficiency, and prevalence of depression among full-time employees: a community-based cross-sectional study
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, MS C24, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:605-14. 2011
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  29. ncbi request reprint Nurses, smoking, and immunity: a review
    Akinori Nakata
    Work Organization and Stress Research Team, Organizational Science and Human Factors Branch, Division of Applied Research and Technology, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 35:198-205. 2010
    ..Rehabilitation nurses are encouraged to share knowledge of the immunological benefits of smoking cessation with patients to facilitate nurse-led rehabilitation programs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Post-lunch nap as a worksite intervention to promote alertness on the job
    Masaya Takahashi
    National Institute of Industrial Health, 6 21 1, Nagao, Tama ku, Kawasaki 214 8585, Japan
    Ergonomics 47:1003-13. 2004
    ..Workers' attitudes toward the nap were favourable. Although further intervention research is required, our results suggest that post-lunch napping may have the potential to promote daytime alertness at work...
  31. ncbi request reprint Indoor exposure to natural bright light prevents afternoon sleepiness
    Kosuke Kaida
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Sleep 29:462-9. 2006
    ..The present study examined the effects of indoor exposure to natural bright light on afternoon sleepiness...
  32. doi request reprint Effects of long work hours and poor sleep characteristics on workplace injury among full-time male employees of small- and medium-scale businesses
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Sleep Res 20:576-84. 2011
    ..Greater attention should be paid to manage/treat poor sleep and reduce excessive work hours to improve safety at the workplace...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of low job control with a decrease in memory (CD4+ CD45RO+) T lymphocytes in Japanese middle-aged male workers in an electric power plant
    Akinori Nakata
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
    Ind Health 40:142-8. 2002
    ..It is suggested that lower job control is associated with a decrease in the number of CD4+ CD45RO+ T lymphocytes in male middle-aged workers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job stress and immunity: a systematic review
    Akinori Nakata
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 934:39-75. 2012
    ..The evidence supports that psychosocial job stresses are related to disrupted immune responses but further research is needed to demonstrate cause-effect relationships...
  35. ncbi request reprint Disturbed sleep-wake patterns during and after short-term international travel among academics attending conferences
    Masaya Takahashi
    National Institute of Industrial Health, 6 21 1, Nagao, Tama ku, Kawasaki 214 8585, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:435-40. 2002
    ..To examine variations in sleep and wakefulness associated with international travel...
  36. ncbi request reprint Associations between oxidative stress levels and total duration of engagement in jobs with exposure to fly ash among workers at municipal solid waste incinerators
    Rie Yoshida
    National Institute of Industrial Health, 6 21 1 Nagao, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 214 8585, Japan
    Mutagenesis 18:533-7. 2003
    ..05). Considering this result, we speculate that certain chemicals in fly ash might have induced oxidative stress in the study subjects...
  37. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte subpopulations among passive smokers
    Akinori Nakata
    JAMA 291:1699-700. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Positive coping up- and down-regulates in vitro cytokine productions from T cells dependent on stress levels
    Shotaro Sakami
    Department of Immunology, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 73:243-51. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of stressors and coping styles on human T-cell subpopulations and in vitro cytokine production using a cross-sectional design...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between perceived social support and Th1 dominance
    Takao Miyazaki
    Division of Psychosomatic Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashicho Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan
    Biol Psychol 70:30-7. 2005
    ..Social support affects immune function in a way that is consistent with both the direct and buffering hypotheses depending on the sources of support and the immune parameter...
  40. ncbi request reprint Perceived sleepiness of non-shift working men in two different types of work organization
    Kenji Fukasawa
    Department of Basic Clinical Science and Public Health, Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:230-8. 2006
    ..It is suggested that not only lifestyle and sleep habits, but also the characteristics and dynamics of a work organization should be a focus of attention when planning measures to prevent sleepiness at work...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychological stress increases human T cell apoptosis in vitro
    Shotaro Sakami
    Department of Immunology, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Japan
    Neuroimmunomodulation 10:224-31. 2002
    ..Recent studies have shown that apoptosis is involved in stress responses. The present study examined if stressors increase in vitro apoptosis of peripheral blood T lymphocytes in a dose-dependent manner...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Willingness to implement mental health measures among small-scale enterprise employers in Ohta ward, Tokyo, Japan]
    Tomoko Ikeda
    Department of Family Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 44:200-7. 2002
    ..Effective strategies are needed to improve mental health problems in SSEs...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Measuring workplace climate: reliability and validity of the 12-item Organizational Climate Scale (OCS-12)]
    Satoe Fukui
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 5 3 1, Kojimachi, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo 102 8471, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 46:213-22. 2004
    ..It is suggested that the OCS-12 could be a reliable and valid instrument for assessing workers' perception of workplace climate...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association of lymphocyte sub-populations with clustered features of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese men
    Takeshi Tanigawa
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki ken 305 8575, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 173:295-300. 2004
    ....