M Kivimaki

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Measures of frailty in population-based studies: an overview
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:64. 2013
  2. pmc Associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with risk of coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    CMAJ 185:763-9. 2013
  3. pmc Need for more individual-level meta-analyses in social epidemiology: example of job strain and coronary heart disease
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1-2. 2013
  4. pmc Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1491-7. 2012
  5. pmc Vascular risk status as a predictor of later-life depressive symptoms: a cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:324-30. 2012
  6. pmc Comparison of alternative versions of the job demand-control scales in 17 European cohort studies: the IPD-Work consortium
    Eleonor I Fransson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:62. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 on the association between health behaviors and cognitive function in late midlife
    Severine Sabia
    INSERM, U1018 Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Hopital Paul Brousse, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, Bâtiment 15 16, F 94807, Villejuif, France
    Mol Neurodegener 5:23. 2010
  8. pmc Low medically certified sickness absence among employees with poor health status predicts future health improvement: the Whitehall II study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:208-10. 2008
  9. pmc Diagnosis-specific sick leave as a risk marker for disability pension in a Swedish population
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:915-20. 2007
  10. pmc Antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal modeling study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:1471-6. 2010

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  1. pmc Measures of frailty in population-based studies: an overview
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:64. 2013
    ..This overview offers three services: first, we provide a comprehensive catalogue of current frailty measures; second, we evaluate their reliability and validity; third, we report on their popularity of use...
  2. pmc Associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with risk of coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    CMAJ 185:763-9. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether a healthy lifestyle mitigates the adverse effects of job strain on coronary artery disease. We examined the associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with the risk of coronary artery disease...
  3. pmc Need for more individual-level meta-analyses in social epidemiology: example of job strain and coronary heart disease
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1-2. 2013
    ..The fact that longstanding debates in the job strain literature were resolved by applying an individual-participant data meta-analysis approach suggests that lessons learned in genetics might also apply to social epidemiology...
  4. pmc Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1491-7. 2012
    ..We analysed the relation between job strain and coronary heart disease with a meta-analysis of published and unpublished studies...
  5. pmc Vascular risk status as a predictor of later-life depressive symptoms: a cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:324-30. 2012
    ..We examined whether standard clinical risk profiles developed for vascular diseases also predict depressive symptoms in older adults...
  6. pmc Comparison of alternative versions of the job demand-control scales in 17 European cohort studies: the IPD-Work consortium
    Eleonor I Fransson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:62. 2012
    ..As part of the 'IPD-Work' (Individual-participant-data meta-analysis in working populations) consortium, we compared different versions of the demands and control scales available in 17 European cohort studies...
  7. pmc Effect of Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 on the association between health behaviors and cognitive function in late midlife
    Severine Sabia
    INSERM, U1018 Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Hopital Paul Brousse, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, Bâtiment 15 16, F 94807, Villejuif, France
    Mol Neurodegener 5:23. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Low medically certified sickness absence among employees with poor health status predicts future health improvement: the Whitehall II study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:208-10. 2008
    ..High sickness absence is associated with poor health status, but it is not known whether low levels of sickness absence among people with poor health predict future health improvement...
  9. pmc Diagnosis-specific sick leave as a risk marker for disability pension in a Swedish population
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:915-20. 2007
    ..To investigate diagnosis-specific sick leave as a risk marker for subsequent disability pension...
  10. pmc Antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal modeling study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:1471-6. 2010
    ..To examine antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of diabetes...
  11. pmc Hyperglycemia, type 2 diabetes, and depressive symptoms: the British Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1867-9. 2009
    ..To examine the recent suggestion that impaired fasting glucose may protect against depression, whereas a diagnosis of diabetes might then result in depression...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Psychosocial work environment as a risk factor for absence with a psychiatric diagnosis: an instrumental-variables analysis
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 172:167-72. 2010
    ..Findings from this instrumental-variables analysis support the status of high self-reported job demands as a risk factor for absence with a psychiatric diagnosis...
  17. pmc Antidepressant medication use, weight gain, and risk of type 2 diabetes: a population-based study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:2611-6. 2010
    ..To examine antidepressant medication use as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes and weight gain...
  18. pmc Conventional and Mendelian randomization analyses suggest no association between lipoprotein(a) and early atherosclerosis: the Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:470-8. 2011
    ..The latter utilized genetic variants that are associated with Lp(a) to estimate causal effect...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hypertension is not the link between job strain and coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Hypertens 20:1146-53. 2007
    ..Hypertension is assumed to be one of the mechanisms through which job strain (a combination of high work demands and low job control) increases coronary heart-disease risk. However, direct tests of this hypothesis are lacking...
  20. ncbi request reprint Work stress and new-onset migraine in a female employee population
    K Maki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cephalalgia 28:18-25. 2008
    ..2%. If the observed association is causal, our findings suggest that high effort-reward imbalance might function as a modifiable risk factor for new-onset migraine...
  21. pmc Validating the Framingham Hypertension Risk Score: results from the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 54:496-501. 2009
    ..5%; 95% CI: -2.5% to 1.5%). These data suggest that the Framingham hypertension risk score provides a valid tool with which to estimate near-term risk of developing hypertension...
  22. pmc Association between common mental disorder and obesity over the adult life course
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:149-55. 2009
    ..Prospective data on the association between common mental disorders and obesity are scarce, and the impact of ageing on this association is poorly understood...
  23. pmc Common mental disorder and obesity: insight from four repeat measures over 19 years: prospective Whitehall II cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 339:b3765. 2009
    ..To examine potential reciprocal associations between common mental disorders and obesity, and to assess whether dose-response relations exist...
  24. pmc Sickness absence as a prognostic marker for common chronic conditions: analysis of mortality in the GAZEL study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:820-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether sickness absence is a prognostic marker in terms of mortality among people with common chronic conditions...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. pmc Lifetime body mass index and later atherosclerosis risk in young adults: examining causal links using Mendelian randomization in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:2552-60. 2008
    ..We examined the effect of lifetime body mass index (BMI) on adult carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and various atherosclerotic risk factors by using both Mendelian randomization and conventional analyses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of age at menarche with cardiovascular risk factors, vascular structure, and function in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1876-82. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether age at menarche is an independent determinant of future cardiovascular risk...
  28. pmc Incremental predictive value of adding past blood pressure measurements to the Framingham hypertension risk equation: the Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Hypertension 55:1058-62. 2010
    ..These data suggest that, despite the net reclassification improvement, the clinical use of adding repeat measures of blood pressure to the Framingham hypertension risk score may be limited...
  29. doi request reprint Job strain and ischaemic disease: does the inclusion of older employees in the cohort dilute the association? The WOLF Stockholm Study
    M Kivimaki
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:372-4. 2008
    ..Evidence on the association between job strain and ischaemic disease is mixed. This study examined whether including older age individuals in a cohort used to assess job strain attenuates findings towards the null...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Substantial intergenerational increases in body mass index are not explained by the fetal overnutrition hypothesis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1509-14. 2007
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variants in the CRP gene as a measure of lifelong differences in average C-reactive protein levels: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, 1980-2001
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 166:760-4. 2007
    ..These findings support the assumption that the above genetic variants define groups with long-term differences in circulating CRP levels...
  34. pmc Using additional information on working hours to predict coronary heart disease: a cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 154:457-63. 2011
    ..Long working hours are associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). Adding information on long hours to traditional risk factors for CHD may help to improve risk prediction for this condition...
  35. pmc Does high C-reactive protein concentration increase atherosclerosis? The Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3013. 2008
    ....
  36. pmc Antidepressant medication use and risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus: a noncausal association?
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 70:978-84. 2011
    ..To examine this, we assessed the associations of antidepressant use with change in glucose levels and incidence of undiagnosed and diagnosed diabetes...
  37. pmc Does adding information on job strain improve risk prediction for coronary heart disease beyond the standard Framingham risk score? The Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1577-84. 2011
    ..We sought to examine whether adding information on job strain to the Framingham model improves its predictive power in a low-risk working population...
  38. doi request reprint 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...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Diagnosis-specific sickness absence and all-cause mortality in the GAZEL study
    J E Ferrie
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:50-5. 2009
    ..This study aims to examine diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a risk marker for all-cause mortality...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  42. 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...
  43. pmc Work disability following major organisational change: the Whitehall II study
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Unit of Epertise for Work Organizations, Helsinki, FIN 00250, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:461-4. 2010
    ..We examined whether a major organisational change--the transfer of public sector work to executive agencies run on private sector lines--was associated with an increased risk of work disability...
  44. pmc Workplace bullying and the risk of cardiovascular disease and depression
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:779-83. 2003
    ..To examine exposure to workplace bullying as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and depression in employees...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Is the association between job strain and carotid intima-media thickness attributable to pre-employment environmental and dispositional factors? The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    T Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:676-82. 2008
    ..This study examined whether pre-employment family factors and participants' own dispositional factors contribute to the relationship between job strain and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) among male employees...
  47. 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)...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc A comparison of self-reported sickness absence with absences recorded in employers' registers: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:74-9. 2005
    ..To compare self-reported sickness absence days in the last 12 months with recorded absences from the employers' registers for the same period...
  50. pmc From insecure to secure employment: changes in work, health, health related behaviours, and sickness absence
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:948-53. 2003
    ..To determine whether change in employment status (from fixed term to permanent employment) is followed by changes in work, health, health related behaviours, and sickness absence...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Work stress, weight gain and weight loss: evidence for bidirectional effects of job strain on body mass index in the Whitehall II study
    M Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:982-7. 2006
    ..Using longitudinal data, we studied whether work stress induced weight loss in lean individuals and weight gain in overweight individuals...
  53. 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...
  54. pmc Effort/reward imbalance and sedentary lifestyle: an observational study in a large occupational cohort
    A Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:422-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between effort/reward imbalance (ERI) at work and sedentary lifestyle...
  55. pmc Long working hours and symptoms of anxiety and depression: a 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 41:2485-94. 2011
    ..Although long working hours are common in working populations, little is known about the effect of long working hours on mental health...
  56. 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...
  57. pmc Risk of future depression in people who are obese but metabolically healthy: the English longitudinal study of ageing
    M Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 17:940-5. 2012
    ..38; 95% CI, 0.88-2.17). The association between obesity and risk of depressive symptoms appears to be partly dependent on metabolic health, although further work is required to confirm these findings...
  58. doi request reprint Do the Joint British Society (JBS2) guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular disease with respect to plasma glucose improve risk stratification in the general population? Prospective cohort study
    E J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 27:550-5. 2010
    ....
  59. pmc Organisational justice and health of employees: prospective cohort study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:27-33; discussion 33-4. 2003
    ..To examine the association between components of organisational justice (that is, justice of decision making procedures and interpersonal treatment) and health of employees...
  60. ncbi request reprint Association between organizational inequity and incidence of psychiatric disorders in female employees
    M Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 33:319-26. 2003
    ..It also refers to respectful and considerate treatment of individuals by supervisors (relational justice)...
  61. pmc Factors underlying the effect of organisational downsizing on health of employees: longitudinal cohort study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 320:971-5. 2000
    ..To explore the underlying mechanisms between organisational downsizing and deterioration of health of employees...
  62. doi request reprint Sickness absence among female employees with migraine and co-existing conditions
    K Maki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Cephalalgia 28:1136-44. 2008
    ..15 to 1.23. These findings suggest that migraine is associated with increased risk of recorded sickness absence independent of depression and respiratory disorders...
  63. ncbi request reprint 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...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Injustice at work and incidence of psychiatric morbidity: the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:443-50. 2006
    ..Previous studies of organisational justice and mental health have mostly examined women and have not examined the effect of change in justice...
  66. ncbi request reprint 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Contingent employment, health and sickness absence
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Helsinki
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:365-72. 2001
    ..This study explored the health and sickness absences of contingent employees...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance, heart rate, and heart rate variability: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 14:202-12. 2007
    ..However, only limited empirical evidence on this mechanism is available...
  70. pmc Organisational justice and change in justice as predictors of employee health: the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:931-7. 2004
    ..This article studied the justice of interpersonal treatment by supervisors (the relational component of organisational justice) as a predictor of health...
  71. ncbi request reprint Temporary employment and risk of overall and cause-specific mortality
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 158:663-8. 2003
    ..7, 95% CI: 0.5, 0.9 for men and women combined). These findings suggest that the conventional research practice of treating the employed as a single group may attenuate the associations between employment status and mortality...
  72. ncbi request reprint 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...
  73. pmc Is the effect of work stress on cardiovascular mortality confounded by socioeconomic factors in the Valmet study?
    E J Brunner
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1019-20. 2004
  74. doi request reprint Changes in C-reactive protein levels before type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular death: the Whitehall II study
    A G Tabák
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6 BT, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:89-95. 2010
    ..This study describes CRP trajectories prior to type 2 diabetes onset and fatal CVD...
  75. ncbi request reprint Justice at work and reduced risk of coronary heart disease among employees: the Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 165:2245-51. 2005
    ..Justice is a fundamental value in human societies, but its effect on health is poorly described. We examined justice at work as a predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in antidepressant treatment and mortality: a longitudinal register study
    Mika Kivimaki
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 37:373-82. 2007
    ..This study examined socio-economic differences in antidepressant prescriptions and mortality related to depressive disorders...
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity as a predictor of newly diagnosed depression
    Niklas Grano
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 48:173-9. 2007
    ..Impulsivity appears to be a distinct personality factor that may contribute to the onset of depressive illness in adults...
  79. ncbi request reprint Job strain, effort-reward imbalance, and heavy drinking: a study in 40,851 employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 47:503-13. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship of the job strain model and the effort-reward imbalance model with heavy drinking...
  80. ncbi request reprint 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...
  81. pmc Sickness absence in hospital physicians: 2 year follow up study on determinants
    M Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, PO Box 13, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 58:361-6. 2001
    ..To identify determinants of sickness absence in hospital physicians...
  82. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and the occupational stress process: testing two alternative models in a sample of blue-collar workers
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Vantaa, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 1:187-96. 1996
    ..These observations were made in the context of psychological strain symptoms but not in the context of physiological strain symptoms...
  83. ncbi request reprint 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...
  84. pmc Cardiorespiratory risk factors as predictors of 40-year mortality in women and men
    J E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Heart 95:1250-7. 2009
    ..Most historical studies of cardiorespiratory risk factors as predictors of mortality have been based on men. This study examines whether they predict mortality over long periods in women and men...
  85. pmc Workplace bullying and sickness absence in hospital staff
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 57:656-60. 2000
    ..In this study, these consequences were examined prospectively by focusing on sickness absence in hospital staff...
  86. ncbi request reprint 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...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint 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...
  89. doi request reprint 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...
  90. doi request reprint School neighborhood disadvantage as a predictor of long-term sick leave among teachers: prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Work, and Organizations, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:785-92. 2010
    ..71, 95% confidence interval: 1.27, 2.30). This study indicates that working and living in a socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhood is associated with increased risk of sick leave among female teachers...
  91. 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...
  92. pmc Haemoglobin A1c, fasting glucose and future risk of elevated depressive symptoms over 2 years of follow-up in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    M Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 41:1889-96. 2011
    ..We examined the longitudinal associations between diabetes, indicators of glucose metabolism and depressive symptoms over 2 years of follow-up...
  93. pmc Organisational downsizing and musculoskeletal problems in employees: a prospective study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 58:811-7. 2001
    ..To study the association between organisational downsizing and subsequent musculoskeletal problems in employees and to determine the association with changes in psychosocial and behavioural risk factors...
  94. pmc Variants of ADRA2A are associated with fasting glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and type 2 diabetes risk: meta-analysis of four prospective studies
    P J Talmud
    Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Medicine, University College London, 5 University St, London, WC1E 6JF, UK
    Diabetologia 54:1710-9. 2011
    ..We quantified the effect of ADRA2A (encoding α-2 adrenergic receptor) variants on metabolic traits and type 2 diabetes risk, as reported in four studies...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  97. pmc Work stress, smoking status, and smoking intensity: an observational study of 46,190 employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, POB 9, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:63-9. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between work stress, as indicated by the job strain model, and the effort-reward imbalance model, and smoking...
  98. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse socioeconomic position, C-reactive protein, and carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2197-202. 2005
    ..We examined associations between socioeconomic position in childhood and adulthood, adult CRP, and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), a presymptomatic predictor of coronary heart disease, in a population of young adults...
  99. doi request reprint Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 372:1648-54. 2008
    ..We assessed this issue in an occupational cohort study comparing low with high socioeconomic groups...
  100. ncbi request reprint Job strain and psychologic distress influence on sickness absence among Finnish employees
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Prev Med 33:182-7. 2007
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  101. 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
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