Akizumi Tsutsumi

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Affiliation: University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Types of psychosocial job demands and adverse events due to dental mismanagement: a cross sectional study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Occupational Health Training Center, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    BMC Oral Health 7:3. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Impact of occupational stress on stroke across occupational classes and genders
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 72:1652-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and risk of mortality in a Japanese community-based working population: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:1276-88. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Low control at work and the risk of suicide in Japanese men: a prospective cohort study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 76:177-85. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Improving the measurement accuracy of the effort-reward imbalance scales
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Noboru Iwata, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 15:109-19. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Prospective study on occupational stress and risk of stroke
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Arch Intern Med 169:56-61. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Application of item response theory to achieve cross-cultural comparability of occupational stress measurement
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:58-67. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Participatory intervention for workplace improvements on mental health and job performance among blue-collar workers: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 51:554-63. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of an evidence-based guideline for supervisor training in promoting mental health: literature review
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Occup Health 53:1-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance and depression among private practice physicians
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu City, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:153-61. 2012

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Publications54

  1. pmc Types of psychosocial job demands and adverse events due to dental mismanagement: a cross sectional study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Occupational Health Training Center, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    BMC Oral Health 7:3. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate whether some types of psychosocial job demands are associated with adverse events due to dental mismanagement experienced by general dental practitioners...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of occupational stress on stroke across occupational classes and genders
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 72:1652-8. 2011
    ..Our study of Japanese workers provided supportive evidence for vulnerability to occupational stress among lower occupational class workers in males but not in females...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and risk of mortality in a Japanese community-based working population: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:1276-88. 2006
    ..Investigating of the effect of psychosocial job characteristics on cancer might therefore provide valuable insights into the health of workers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low control at work and the risk of suicide in Japanese men: a prospective cohort study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 76:177-85. 2007
    ..Although adverse psychosocial job characteristics are suspected predictors of suicide death, prospective studies based on established stress instruments are limited...
  5. doi request reprint Improving the measurement accuracy of the effort-reward imbalance scales
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Noboru Iwata, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 15:109-19. 2008
    ..The effort-reward imbalance (ERI) scale items are answered in a two-step process, but the justification is questioned for the formulation of summary measure by combining information rated in two steps...
  6. doi request reprint Prospective study on occupational stress and risk of stroke
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Arch Intern Med 169:56-61. 2009
    ..No prospective studies have examined the association between occupational stress according to the job demand-control model and the risk of stroke in Asian populations...
  7. doi request reprint Application of item response theory to achieve cross-cultural comparability of occupational stress measurement
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:58-67. 2009
    ..In the case that DTF was suspected, excluding an item with significant DIF improved the comparability. The full cross-cultural comparability of Effort-Reward Imbalance scores can be achieved with the help of IRT analysis...
  8. doi request reprint Participatory intervention for workplace improvements on mental health and job performance among blue-collar workers: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 51:554-63. 2009
    ..To explore the effect of participatory intervention for workplace improvement on mental health and job performance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of an evidence-based guideline for supervisor training in promoting mental health: literature review
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Occup Health 53:1-9. 2011
    ..To review published studies to assess the effects of supervisor training on the mental health of subordinate workers, and thereby develop an evidence-based guideline for supervisor training in promoting workers' mental health...
  10. doi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance and depression among private practice physicians
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu City, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:153-61. 2012
    ..We examined whether ERI in terms of low organizational reward (poor prospective and job insecurity) could be the most relevant and strongly associated with depression among private practice physicians...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric knowledge and skills required of occupational physicians: priorities in the Japanese setting
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational Health and Environmental Health, Japan
    J Occup Health 53:371-6. 2011
    ..To prioritize the educational content in psychiatry teaching materials for occupational physicians...
  12. pmc Development of a short version of the new brief job stress questionnaire
    Akiomi Inoue
    Department of Mental Health, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Ind Health 52:535-40. 2014
    ..These findings provided a piece of evidence that the short version of the New BJSQ is reliable and valid. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of pervasive developmental disorders and supports for workers with pervasive developmental disorders in workplaces: a field survey of psychiatrists well acquainted with occupational practices]
    Masako Nagata
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 54:29-36. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Organizational Justice and Physiological Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors in Japanese Employees: a Cross-Sectional Study
    Akiomi Inoue
    Department of Mental Health, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 22:775-85. 2015
    ..e., procedural justice and interactional justice) is associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) while biological mechanisms underlying this association have not yet been fully clarified...
  15. pmc Development of a short questionnaire to measure an extended set of job demands, job resources, and positive health outcomes: the new brief job stress questionnaire
    Akiomi Inoue
    Department of Mental Health, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Ind Health 52:175-89. 2014
    ..Although more detailed content and construct validity should be examined in future study, the New BJSQ is a useful instrument to evaluate psychosocial work environment and positive mental health outcomes in the current workplace. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance and physical health among Japanese workers in a recently downsized corporation
    Masahiro Irie
    Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University, 6 1 Kasuga Park, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816 8580, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:409-17. 2004
    ..The present study investigated the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) model-related biological markers of disease risks in Japanese workers of a recently downsized manufacturing corporation...
  17. doi request reprint Modifying effect of cigarette smoking on the association of organizational justice with serious psychological distress in Japanese employees: a cross-sectional study
    Akiomi Inoue
    Department of Mental Health, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 89:901-10. 2016
    ..e., smokers vs. non-smokers) on the association of organizational justice (i.e., procedural justice and interactional justice) with serious psychological distress (SPD) in Japanese employees...
  18. ncbi request reprint [A review of assessment of fitness for work and adjustments for health and safety at worksites overseas]
    Tomoko Yokogawa
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 54:163-73. 2012
    ..In this research, we reviewed studies about assessment of fitness for work and adjustments for health and safety at worksites overseas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Motivation, overcommitment and psychological health at work: a path analytic approach
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J UOEH 30:279-92. 2008
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  20. pmc Association of job demands with work engagement of Japanese employees: comparison of challenges with hindrances (J-HOPE)
    Akiomi Inoue
    Department of Mental Health, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e91583. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present study was to replicate the cross-sectional association of workload and time pressure (as a challenge) and role ambiguity (as a hindrance) with work engagement among Japanese employees...
  21. ncbi request reprint Supervisors' attitudes and skills for active listening with regard to working conditions and psychological stress reactions among subordinate workers
    Sachiko Mineyama
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Occup Health 49:81-7. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that a supervisor's listening attitude and skill have an effect on working conditions and psychological stress reactions among subordinates and that the effects vary according to the subordinates' sex and age...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of work-related factors with psychosocial job stressors and psychosomatic symptoms among Japanese pediatricians
    Katsura Umehara
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    J Occup Health 49:467-81. 2007
    ..Controlling working hours and encouraging non-overtime workdays may be important for reducing job stressors and psychosomatic symptoms among pediatricians in Japan...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and plasma fibrinogen in Japanese male and female workers: the Jichi Medical School cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 198:468-76. 2008
    ..The findings appear to imply a mechanism through which adverse psychosocial job characteristics lead to cardiovascular diseases in men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between job characteristics and health behaviors in Japanese rural workers
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Social and Environmental Life Sciences, Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 10:125-42. 2003
    ..A few unexpected findings prevent complete support to one of the hypothetical pathways that the job characteristics lead to cardiovascular disease through behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and health: community and workplace study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:65-9. 2005
    ..To strengthen the validities of the measurements and to provide strong causal evidence between psychosocial factors and health, more prospective studies and interventional approaches are needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of the job stress education for supervisors on psychological distress and job performance among their immediate subordinates: a supervisor-based randomized controlled trial
    Soshi Takao
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:494-503. 2006
    ..029). In conclusion, our study indicated a possible beneficial effect of supervisor education on the psychological distress and job performance of subordinates. This effect may vary according to specific groups...
  27. ncbi request reprint Job characteristics and serum lipid profile in Japanese rural workers: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Social and Environmental Life Sciences, Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:63-71. 2003
    ..A psychologically demanding job may be associated with an unfavorable lipid profile, but the impact of job strain on atherogenic lipids is negligible...
  28. ncbi request reprint Job strain, worksite support, and nutrient intake among employed Japanese men and women
    Norito Kawakami
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:79-89. 2006
    ..The association of job strain (as defined by the job demands/control model) and worksite support with nutrient intake is not clear...
  29. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of measures in the effort-reward imbalance questionnaire to organizational changes: a validation study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Department of Environmental Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, 830 0011, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 52:249-56. 2002
    ..To examine the responsiveness of measures adopted in the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) questionnaire to organizational changes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Job strain and sick leave among Japanese employees: a longitudinal study
    Kyoko Kondo
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, 700 8558 Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:213-9. 2006
    ..The present study is an investigation of the association between job stress, determined on the basis of a demand-control model or worksite social support at the baseline, and absence due to illness among employed Japanese males and females...
  31. ncbi request reprint What accounts for the relationship between social class and smoking cessation? Results of a path analysis
    Kaori Honjo
    Social and Environmental Life Sciences Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 62:317-28. 2006
    ..The results of this study suggest that interventions should target resources for smoking cessation and home environments in terms of smoking to reduce socio-economic disparities in smoking cessation...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial factors and coronary heart disease]
    Kazunori Kayaba
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical School Joetsu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho 61:757-62. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint [A study of job and smoking habits in Japanese hospital nurses]
    Yuri Kawano
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:126-31. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal conflict, social support, and burnout among home care workers in Japan
    Kyoko Fujiwara
    Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Occup Health 45:313-20. 2003
    ..01). It is suggested that conflicts with clients' families, as well as clients, are important indicators for emotional exhaustion and depersonalization of home care workers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Urinary catecholamines and salivary cortisol on workdays and days off in relation to job strain among female health care providers
    Kyoko Fujiwara
    Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:129-38. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of psychosocial job strain on the excretion of neuroendocrine stress hormones (adrenaline, noradrenaline, and cortisol) on workdays and days off...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between psychosocial job characteristics and insomnia: an investigation using two relevant job stress models--the demand-control-support (DCS) model and the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) model
    Atsuhiko Ota
    Department of Public Health, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Okoh cho, Nankoku Shi, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Sleep Med 6:353-8. 2005
    ..The study objective was to clarify these relationships by using the demand-control-support (DCS) model and the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) model...
  37. ncbi request reprint A review of empirical studies on the model of effort-reward imbalance at work: reducing occupational stress by implementing a new theory
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 59:2335-59. 2004
    ..Since the theory-based intervention depends largely on organizational changes that are beyond the individual employees' ability, the cooperation of employers is necessary...
  38. ncbi request reprint Broccoli consumption and chronic atrophic gastritis among Japanese males: an epidemiological investigation
    Kyoko Sato
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 58:127-33. 2004
    ..12-8.38; P < 0.05), after controlling for age, education, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption. The present study failed to show an expected association between frequent broccoli consumption and a low prevalence of CAG...
  39. ncbi request reprint Work-related factors associated with visiting a doctor for a medical diagnosis after a worksite screening for diabetes mellitus in Japanese male employees
    Kaho Tsuda
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    J Occup Health 46:374-81. 2004
    ..41; 95%CI 0.17, 0.98). The findings suggest that a flexible work schedule, autonomy at work, and no excessive working hours tend to improve the chance of visiting a doctor after screening for diabetes mellitus...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Development of a checklist for evaluation of mental health activities at the workplace]
    Norito Kawakami
    Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikada cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 47:11-32. 2005
    ..The checklist seems useful in promoting occupational mental health activities...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clostridium perfringens foodborne outbreak due to braised chop suey supplied by chafing dish
    Hirotaka Ochiai
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 59:27-32. 2005
    ..This study demonstrated that the recommended heat-retention temperature (over 65 degrees C) should be confirmed thoroughly...
  42. doi request reprint Continued high risk of stroke in treated hypertensives in a general population: the Jichi Medical School Cohort study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:1125-33. 2008
    ..Moreover, it is important to control blood pressure and blood glucose in hypertensives in order to reduce the risk of stroke...
  43. pmc Incidence of total stroke, stroke subtypes, and myocardial infarction in the Japanese population: the JMS Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:144-50. 2008
    ..However, few population-based studies on the incidence rates of stroke and MI have been conducted in Japan...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of web-based supervisor training on supervisor support and psychological distress among workers: a randomized controlled trial
    Norito Kawakami
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Prev Med 41:471-8. 2005
    ..A randomized controlled trial was conducted to determine the effects of web-based supervisor training on worksite mental health on supervisor support and psychological distress among subordinate workers...
  45. pmc Dietary patterns and levels of blood pressure and serum lipids in a Japanese population
    Atsuko Sadakane
    Department of Public Health, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:58-67. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between dietary patterns derived from factor analysis and the levels of blood pressure and serum lipids in a Japanese population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Linear relationship between blood pressure and stroke: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Divisions of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:677-83. 2007
    ..2-4.1), and 3.1 (CI, 1.7-5.6), respectively. Systolic BP and diastolic BP were related to stroke incidence linearly in the general Japanese population. Systolic BP was slightly more predictive of the risk of stroke than diastolic BP...
  47. ncbi request reprint Development of a mental health action checklist for improving workplace environment as means of job stress prevention
    Toru Yoshikawa
    Human Care Service Research Group, Department of Research, The Institute for Science of Labour, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 49:127-42. 2007
    ..The checklist is expected to be widely applied for promoting primary prevention measures in terms of better mental health...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance and social support are associated with chronic fatigue among medical residents in Japan
    Koji Wada
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara shi, Kanagawa 228 8555, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:331-6. 2008
    ..The result of this study suggested that it is desirable to take these factors into consideration in the management of chronic fatigue among medical residents...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of an education program for stress reduction on supervisor knowledge, attitudes, and behavior in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial
    Kyoko Nishiuchi
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    J Occup Health 49:190-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the provision of necessary information and useful skills to supervisors seems to improve supervisor knowledge and behavior regarding stress management at the workplace for at least six months...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship between two job stress models and coronary risk factors among Japanese part-time female employees of a retail company
    Yuka Kobayashi
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:201-10. 2005
    ..The findings did not support the hypothesis that job strain is associated with CHD risk factors...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Utilization, needs, and related factors for e-learning and its application to education and training in occupational safety and health among enterprises in Japan]
    Toshiharu Mitsuhashi
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 48:183-91. 2006
    ..Improvement of e-learning platforms and contents, reduction of cost, and improvement of e-learning infrastructure at work may be needed to facilitate the use of e-learning in OSH...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of a supervisory education for positive mental health in the workplace: a quasi-experimental study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Social and Environmental Life Sciences, Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:226-35. 2005
    ..Despite several limitations, the findings suggest that providing supervisors with appropriate information has a positive effect on employee psychological well-being...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of web-based supervisor training on job stressors and psychological distress among workers: a workplace-based randomized controlled trial
    Norito Kawakami
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:28-34. 2006
    ..While the present study failed to show any clear effect of the web-based training of supervisors on reduction of job stressors, it may be useful for maintaining worker autonomy and improving the friendliness of the worksite atmosphere...
  54. ncbi request reprint Five-year stability of job characteristics scale scores among a Japanese working population
    Kazunori Kayaba
    Saitama Prefectural University, School of Health and Social Sciences, 820 Sannomiya, Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:228-34. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the long-term stability of this scale with exposure of workers to job. We investigated the 5-year intraindividual variation in job characteristics scores among healthy community workers...