Hugo Westerlund

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parental academic involvement in adolescence, academic achievement over the life course and allostatic load in middle age: a prospective population-based cohort study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm SE 106 91, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:508-13. 2013
  2. pmc Social adversity in adolescence increases the physiological vulnerability to job strain in adulthood: a prospective population-based study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e35967. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of retirement on major chronic conditions and fatigue: French GAZEL occupational cohort study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 341:c6149. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Self-rated health before and after retirement in France (GAZEL): a cohort study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 374:1889-96. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Does working while ill trigger serious coronary events? The Whitehall II study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1099-104. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Managerial leadership is associated with employee stress, health, and sickness absence independently of the demand-control-support model
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Work 37:71-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Sickness presenteeism is more than an alternative to sickness absence: results from the population-based SLOSH study
    Constanze Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:905-14. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial working conditions and depressive symptoms among Swedish employees
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Work Organisation and Health, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:951-60. 2009
  9. pmc Is cultural activity at work related to mental health in employees?
    Tores Theorell
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Fack 710632, R 017, SE 106 54 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:281-8. 2013
  10. pmc Non-listening and self centered leadership--relationships to socioeconomic conditions and employee mental health
    Tores Theorell
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e44119. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Parental academic involvement in adolescence, academic achievement over the life course and allostatic load in middle age: a prospective population-based cohort study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm SE 106 91, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:508-13. 2013
    ..We sought to elucidate the role of parental involvement at age 16 on the life course development of allostatic load...
  2. pmc Social adversity in adolescence increases the physiological vulnerability to job strain in adulthood: a prospective population-based study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e35967. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated if early life exposure to adversity increases the individual's physiological vulnerability job strain in adulthood...
  3. pmc Effect of retirement on major chronic conditions and fatigue: French GAZEL occupational cohort study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 341:c6149. 2010
    ..Design Prospective study with repeat measures from 7 years before to 7 years after retirement...
  4. doi request reprint Self-rated health before and after retirement in France (GAZEL): a cohort study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 374:1889-96. 2009
    ..Governments need to increase the proportion of the population in work in most developed countries because of ageing populations. We investigated longitudinally how self-perceived health is affected by work and retirement in older workers...
  5. doi request reprint Does working while ill trigger serious coronary events? The Whitehall II study
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1099-104. 2009
    ..Working while ill has been found to predict coronary heart disease. We tested if this association was due to triggering...
  6. doi request reprint Managerial leadership is associated with employee stress, health, and sickness absence independently of the demand-control-support model
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Work 37:71-9. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Sickness presenteeism is more than an alternative to sickness absence: results from the population-based SLOSH study
    Constanze Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:905-14. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the contemporaneous positive association between sickness absence and sickness presenteeism can be explained by illness, work incapacity, and/or work environment...
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial working conditions and depressive symptoms among Swedish employees
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Work Organisation and Health, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:951-60. 2009
    ..To investigate prospective associations between working conditions and depressive symptoms in Swedish men and women...
  9. pmc Is cultural activity at work related to mental health in employees?
    Tores Theorell
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Fack 710632, R 017, SE 106 54 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:281-8. 2013
    ..To examine relationships between work-based cultural activities and mental employee health in working Swedes...
  10. pmc Non-listening and self centered leadership--relationships to socioeconomic conditions and employee mental health
    Tores Theorell
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e44119. 2012
    ..The way in which leadership is experienced in different socioeconomic strata is of interest per se, as well as how it relates to employee mental health...
  11. pmc Sickness presenteeism predicts suboptimal self-rated health and sickness absence: a nationally representative study of the Swedish working population
    Marina Taloyan
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e44721. 2012
    ..Earlier studies have suggested that sickness presenteeism (SP) may be a risk factor for future health problems. The purpose of the present study was to test this in a nationally representative prospective study of Swedish workers...
  12. doi request reprint Antidepressant use and associations with psychosocial work characteristics. A comparative study of Swedish and Danish gainfully employed
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Research division of epidemiology, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 149:38-45. 2013
    ..This study cross-sectionally assesses the prevalence of antidepressant use among employed in Sweden and Denmark and prospectively examines associations between work characteristics and antidepressant use...
  13. doi request reprint Short- and long-term effects of major organisational change on minor psychiatric disorder and self-rated health: results from the Whitehall II study
    Helena Falkenberg
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 70:688-96. 2013
    ..To investigate short- and long-term effects of major organisational change on minor psychiatric disorder and self-rated health for women and men in different employment grades...
  14. pmc Work-related sleep disturbances and sickness absence in the Swedish working population, 1993-1999
    Hugo Westerlund
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep 31:1169-77. 2008
    ..To examine secular trends in work-related sleep disturbances and their association with sickness absence in the Swedish working population...
  15. doi request reprint Subjective social status: its determinants and association with health in the Swedish working population (the SLOSH study)
    Michiko Miyakawa
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 22:593-7. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint How valid is a short measure of effort-reward imbalance at work? A replication study from Sweden
    Constanze Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 67:526-31. 2010
    ..There is an urgent need for validated measures of health-adverse psychosocial work environments. We tested the validity of a newly developed short version of the original questionnaire measuring effort-reward imbalance at work (ERI)...
  17. doi request reprint Sickness presenteeism among Swedish police officers
    Constanze Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 21:17-22. 2011
    ..The aim was to describe the prevalence of sickness presenteeism (SP) and to explore possible associations with work characteristics among Swedish police officers...
  18. doi request reprint Managerial leadership is associated with self-reported sickness absence and sickness presenteeism among Swedish men and women
    Anna Nyberg
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:803-11. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between managerial leadership and self-reported sickness absence/presenteeism among Swedish men and women...
  19. doi request reprint The Symptom Checklist-core depression (SCL-CD6) scale: Psychometric properties of a brief six item scale for the assessment of depression
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    1Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 42:82-8. 2014
    ..Conclusions: The SCL-CD6 was found a valid depression scale with higher unidimensionality than longer epidemiological instruments and thus particularly suitable for assessment in larger population surveys...
  20. pmc Cross-lagged relationships between workplace demands, control, support, and sleep problems
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep 34:1403-10. 2011
    ..This study examines longitudinal, bidirectional relationships between work characteristics and sleep problems...
  21. doi request reprint Job strain and health-related lifestyle: findings from an individual-participant meta-analysis of 118,000 working adults
    Katriina Heikkilä
    Katriina Heikkilä, Solja T Nyberg, Marianna Virtanen, and Mika Kivimäki are with the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki Eleonor I Fransson is with the School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping University, Jönköping Lars Alfredsson is with the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Marie Zins, Marcel Goldberg, and Archana Singh Manoux are with the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif, France Hugo Westerlund is with the Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden Peter Westerholm is with the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Jussi Vahtera, Paula Salo, Jaana Pentti, and Tuula Oksanen are with the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku Sakari Suominen is with the Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Andrew Steptoe, Michael G Marmot, and Jane E Ferrie are with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK Maria Nordin is with the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden Thorsten Lunau and Nico Dragano are with the Department of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany Karl Heinz Ladwig is with the German Research Center for Environmental Health
    Am J Public Health 103:2090-7. 2013
    ..We examined the associations of job strain, an indicator of work-related stress, with overall unhealthy and healthy lifestyles...
  22. doi request reprint Job strain and depressive symptoms in men and women: a prospective study of the working population in Sweden
    Tores Theorell
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:78-82. 2014
    ..The aim was to analyse whether men and women differ with regard to the prospective relationship between adverse psychosocial work environment and depressive symptoms during a 2-year period...
  23. pmc Determinants in adolescence for adult sickness absence in women and men: a 26-year follow-up of a prospective population based cohort (Northern Swedish cohort)
    Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:75. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint Health effects on leaders and co-workers of an art-based leadership development program
    Julia Romanowska
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychother Psychosom 80:78-87. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine whether an art-based leadership program may have a more beneficial effect than a conventional one on leaders' and their corresponding subordinates' mental and biological stress...
  25. doi request reprint Destructive managerial leadership and psychological well-being among employees in Swedish, Polish, and Italian hotels
    Anna Nyberg
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Work 39:267-81. 2011
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional exploratory study was to investigate destructive managerial leadership in the hotel industry in Sweden, Poland, and Italy in relation to psychological well-being among employees...
  26. ncbi request reprint Workplace expansion, long-term sickness absence, and hospital admission
    Hugo Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 363:1193-7. 2004
    ..Downsizing has in previous studies, as well as in public debate, been associated with increased sickness absence. No studies have, however, looked at the long-term relation between workplace expansion and morbidity...
  27. doi request reprint Work-home interference and its prospective relation to major depression and treatment with antidepressants
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Research division of epidemiology, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:66-73. 2014
    ..We examined if WHI was prospectively associated with indicators of major depression in a nationally representative sample...
  28. pmc Work-family conflict and health in Swedish working women and men: a 2-year prospective analysis (the SLOSH study)
    Constanze Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 23:710-6. 2013
    ..There is, however, mixed evidence as to whether men and women report different levels of WFC. Even less studies investigate gender differences in health outcomes of WFC. Also the number of longitudinal studies in this field is low...
  29. doi request reprint Improvements in physical and mental health following a rehabilitation programme for breast cancer patients
    Aina Johnsson
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Social Work, Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:12-5. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Demand, control and social climate as predictors of emotional exhaustion symptoms in working Swedish men and women
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:737-43. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Organizational instability and cardiovascular risk factors in white-collar employees: an analysis of correlates of structural instability of workplace organization on risk factors for coronary heart disease in a sample of 3,904 white collar employees in t
    Hugo Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 14:37-42. 2004
    ..The economic crisis in Sweden in the 1990s led to major reorganization at many workplaces, which appears to have had negative consequences for occupational and public health...
  32. pmc Involvement and structure: a qualitative study of organizational change and sickness absence among women in the public sector in Sweden
    Maria Baltzer
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:318. 2011
    ..We used qualitative interviews to explore work environment factors underlying the impact of organizational changes (moderate and large expansions in staffing) on sickness absence from an employee perspective...
  33. pmc Factor structure and longitudinal measurement invariance of the demand control support model: an evidence from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health (SLOSH)
    Holendro Singh Chungkham
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e70541. 2013
    ..To examine the factor structure and to evaluate the longitudinal measurement invariance of the demand-control-support questionnaire (DCSQ), using the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health (SLOSH)...