H Westerlund

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Workplace expansion, long-term sickness absence, and hospital admission
    Hugo Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 363:1193-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Psychophysiological effects of temporary alternative employment
    H Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 52:405-15. 2001
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi Changes in anabolic and catabolic activity among women taking part in an alternative labour market programme
    Hugo Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, P O Box 230, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 39:3-15. 2004
  5. pmc Downsizing of staff is associated with lowered medically certified sick leave in female employees
    T Theorell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, and National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Box 230, Stockholm S 171 77, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 60:E9. 2003
  6. doi Covert coping with unfair treatment at work and risk of incident myocardial infarction and cardiac death among men: prospective cohort study
    C Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:420-5. 2011
  7. ncbi Bridges, pathways and valleys: labour market position and risk of hospitalization in a Swedish sample aged 55-63
    Martin Hyde
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    Scand J Public Health 32:368-73. 2004
  8. ncbi Dual source support and control at work in relation to poor health
    Gabriel Oxenstierna
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:455-63. 2005
  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. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi Psychophysiological effects of temporary alternative employment
    H Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 52:405-15. 2001
    ..While being potentially detrimental for people with fair chances on the labour market, it is possible that such an adaptation may be helpful for more vulnerable groups...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi Changes in anabolic and catabolic activity among women taking part in an alternative labour market programme
    Hugo Westerlund
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, P O Box 230, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 39:3-15. 2004
    ..The results seem to imply that it is difficult to achieve lasting effects through a relatively short participation in a mobilising programme...
  5. pmc Downsizing of staff is associated with lowered medically certified sick leave in female employees
    T Theorell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, and National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Box 230, Stockholm S 171 77, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 60:E9. 2003
    ..To determine whether changes in number of staff in work sites are associated with medically certified sick leave among employees with an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease...
  6. doi Covert coping with unfair treatment at work and risk of incident myocardial infarction and cardiac death among men: prospective cohort study
    C Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:420-5. 2011
    ..This study examined whether covert coping also predicts incident coronary heart disease...
  7. ncbi Bridges, pathways and valleys: labour market position and risk of hospitalization in a Swedish sample aged 55-63
    Martin Hyde
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    Scand J Public Health 32:368-73. 2004
    ..This paper aims to test the relative effects of different LME on the risk of hospitalization compared with those who remained in paid employment...
  8. ncbi Dual source support and control at work in relation to poor health
    Gabriel Oxenstierna
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:455-63. 2005
    ..In addition prospective long-term sick leave data (60 days or more during the 12 months after questionnaire completion) were collected from the national insurance register...
  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. doi 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
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  11. pmc Diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of mortality: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Jenny Head
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London
    BMJ 337:a1469. 2008
    ..To investigate whether knowing the diagnosis for sickness absence improves prediction of mortality...
  12. ncbi Coping with critical life events and lack of control--the exertion of control
    Tores Theorell
    National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 230, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1027-32. 2005
    ..Openness of coping strategies is partly determined by the working climate--the higher the decision latitude, the less 'covert' the coping strategies. The results support the idea that dialogue in the work place may be health promoting...
  13. ncbi The impact of moderate and major workplace expansion and downsizing on the psychosocial and physical work environment and income in Sweden
    Jane E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Scand J Public Health 35:62-9. 2007
    ..To describe the effect of organizational change (moderate and major expansion and downsizing) on psychosocial work characteristics, physical hazards, and income in a representative sample of larger workplaces in Sweden...