Renee Louise Franche

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Work and Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi The Readiness for Return-To-Work (RRTW) scale: development and validation of a self-report staging scale in lost-time claimants with musculoskeletal disorders
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4G 2E9
    J Occup Rehabil 17:450-72. 2007
  2. ncbi Psychologic and obstetric predictors of couples' grief during pregnancy after miscarriage or perinatal death
    R L Franche
    Institute for Work and Health and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 97:597-602. 2001
  3. ncbi The impact of early workplace-based return-to-work strategies on work absence duration: a 6-month longitudinal study following an occupational musculoskeletal injury
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 49:960-74. 2007
  4. ncbi The impact of work-related musculoskeletal disorders on workers' caregiving activities
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 49:780-90. 2006
  5. ncbi Workplace-based return-to-work interventions: optimizing the role of stakeholders in implementation and research
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:525-42. 2005
  6. ncbi Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health Network, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 56:125-32. 2004
  7. ncbi Readiness for return to work following injury or illness: conceptualizing the interpersonal impact of health care, workplace, and insurance factors
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 12:233-56. 2002
  8. ncbi Cardiac rehabilitation II: referral and participation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:127-34. 2002
  9. doi Validation of a risk factor-based intervention strategy model using data from the readiness for return to work cohort study
    Ivan A Steenstra
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M4C 1J1, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:394-405. 2010
  10. ncbi Duration of work disability: a comparison of self-report and administrative data
    Jason D Pole
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 49:394-401. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi The Readiness for Return-To-Work (RRTW) scale: development and validation of a self-report staging scale in lost-time claimants with musculoskeletal disorders
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4G 2E9
    J Occup Rehabil 17:450-72. 2007
    ..We report on the development and validation of a 22-item scale assessing stage of readiness for return-to-work, the Readiness for Return-to-Work (RRTW) scale...
  2. ncbi Psychologic and obstetric predictors of couples' grief during pregnancy after miscarriage or perinatal death
    R L Franche
    Institute for Work and Health and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 97:597-602. 2001
    ..To determine if the psychologic constructs of self-criticism and marital adjustment, considered jointly with obstetric and demographic factors, are significant predictors of grief during a pregnancy after a miscarriage or perinatal death...
  3. ncbi The impact of early workplace-based return-to-work strategies on work absence duration: a 6-month longitudinal study following an occupational musculoskeletal injury
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 49:960-74. 2007
    ..To examine, using administrative and self-reported data, the relationship between early return-to-work (RTW) strategies and work absence duration...
  4. ncbi The impact of work-related musculoskeletal disorders on workers' caregiving activities
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 49:780-90. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to describe and quantify the impact of work-related musculoskeletal disorders on workers' caregiving activities...
  5. ncbi Workplace-based return-to-work interventions: optimizing the role of stakeholders in implementation and research
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:525-42. 2005
    ..The challenges of engaging and involving stakeholders in return-to-work (RTW) intervention and research have not been well documented...
  6. ncbi Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health Network, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 56:125-32. 2004
    ..This prospective study examined sex differences in illness intrusiveness and in baseline predictors of illness intrusiveness in cardiac patients' 1-year postcardiac event...
  7. ncbi Readiness for return to work following injury or illness: conceptualizing the interpersonal impact of health care, workplace, and insurance factors
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 12:233-56. 2002
    ..This link between the two models needs to be empirically tested in future research...
  8. ncbi Cardiac rehabilitation II: referral and participation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:127-34. 2002
    ..Results show that higher family income, greater anxiety symptomatology, and higher self-efficacy were significantly predictive of CR participation at six months. Implications for women's recovery from an ICE are discussed...
  9. doi Validation of a risk factor-based intervention strategy model using data from the readiness for return to work cohort study
    Ivan A Steenstra
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M4C 1J1, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:394-405. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that (1) Clusters of individuals could be identified based on risk factors, (2) These clusters would predict duration and recurrences 6 months post-injury...
  10. ncbi Duration of work disability: a comparison of self-report and administrative data
    Jason D Pole
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 49:394-401. 2006
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  11. ncbi Early healthcare provider communication with patients and their workplace following a lost-time claim for an occupational musculoskeletal injury
    Agnieszka Kosny
    Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 16:27-39. 2006
    ..This study examines the association between RTW approximately one month post injury and early, proactive HCP communication with the patient and workplace...
  12. ncbi Examining the relationship between work-family spillover and sleep quality
    Alysha Williams
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Occup Health Psychol 11:27-37. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed within a theoretical framework drawing on the concepts of effort and recovery...
  13. ncbi Systematic review of the qualitative literature on return to work after injury
    Ellen MacEachen
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2E9, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:257-69. 2006
    ..These process-oriented dimensions of return to work are well described in the qualitative literature...
  14. ncbi Workplace-based return-to-work interventions: a systematic review of the quantitative literature
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:607-31. 2005
    ..A systematic review was conducted to review the effectiveness of workplace-based return-to-work (RTW) interventions...
  15. doi Course of Depressive Symptoms Following a Workplace Injury: A 12-Month Follow-Up Update
    Nancy Carnide
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 26:204-15. 2016
    ..While symptoms appear to improve over time, the first 6 months appear to be important in establishing future symptom levels and may represent a window of opportunity for early screening. ..
  16. doi The ideal of consumer choice in social services: challenges with implementation in an Ontario injured worker vocational retraining programme
    Ellen MacEachen
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 35:2171-9. 2013
    ..This article details the practical implementation of consumer choice in a Canadian workers' compensation vocational retraining programme...
  17. ncbi Health-promoting behaviors through pregnancy, maternity leave, and return to work: effects of role spillover and other correlates
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, University Health Network Women s Health Program, and Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Women Health 43:51-72. 2006
    ..Both demographic and psychosocial factors have effects on health-promoting behaviors, and we must look to these correlates to promote increased PA...
  18. doi "So, are you back to work yet?" Re-conceptualizing 'work' and 'return to work' in the context of primary bone cancer
    Janet A Parsons
    Applied Health Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 67:1826-36. 2008
    ..This study offers a re-conceptualization of 'work' and 'return to work' in the context of osteosarcoma, with implications for clinical and return-to-work practices...
  19. ncbi Cardiac rehabilitation I: review of psychosocial factors
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:121-6. 2002
    ..A critical analysis of gaps in the literature as well as areas for future research are presented...
  20. ncbi Depression and activity limitations: examining gender differences in the general population
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:648-55. 2006
    ..This study examines the relationship between major depression, subclinical depressive symptomatology and activity limitation in a representative sample of Canadian men and women, with a particular emphasis on examining gender differences...
  21. doi The Added Value of Collecting Information on Pain Experience When Predicting Time on Benefits for Injured Workers with Back Pain
    Ivan A Steenstra
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 26:117-24. 2016
    ....
  22. ncbi How Do Organizational Policies and Practices Affect Return to Work and Work Role Functioning Following a Musculoskeletal Injury?
    Benjamin C Amick
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil . 2016
    ..At 12 months neither mediated the relationship. Conclusions The findings support worker-reported OPPs as key determinants of both RTW and WRF. These results point to the importance of WA and PSE in both RTW and WRF at 6 months...
  23. doi When health care workers experience mental ill health: institutional practices of silence
    Sandra Moll
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main St East, Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7, Canada
    Qual Health Res 23:167-79. 2013
    ..It served many functions for workers and the organization. We discuss the theoretical and practical implications of the findings for workers with mental health issues...