sick leave

Summary

Summary: An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)

Top Publications

  1. pmc Long term sickness absence
    Max Henderson
    BMJ 330:802-3. 2005
  2. ncbi The work ability index and single-item question: associations with sick leave, symptoms, and health--a prospective study of women on long-term sick leave
    Linda Ahlstrom
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, S 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:404-12. 2010
  3. pmc Recurrence of sickness absence due to common mental disorders
    Petra C Koopmans
    ArboNed Occupational Health Services Statistics, PO Box 141, 9700 AC, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:193-201. 2011
  4. ncbi Prevention of long-term sickness absence and major depression in high-risk employees: a randomised controlled trial
    Monique A S Lexis
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:400-7. 2011
  5. ncbi One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workers
    Anne Katrine Blangsted
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:55-65. 2008
  6. ncbi Register-based follow-up of social benefits and other transfer payments: accuracy and degree of completeness in a Danish interdepartmental administrative database compared with a population-based survey
    Niels Henrik Hjollund
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:497-502. 2007
  7. ncbi A prospective cohort study on severe pain as a risk factor for long-term sickness absence in blue- and white-collar workers
    Lars Louis Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 68:590-2. 2011
  8. ncbi Health complaints and sickness absence in Norway, 1996-2003
    Camilla Ihlebaek
    Section of Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, Norwegian Back Pain Network, Research Unit, Unifob helse, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:43-9. 2007
  9. ncbi A workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with distress: results of a randomised controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 67:596-602. 2010
  10. ncbi Determinants of duration of disability and return-to-work after work-related injury and illness: challenges for future research
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 745 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:464-84. 2001

Research Grants

  1. Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace
    Debra Lerner; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. COPing with Shift Work
    Rebekah K Hersch; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. PRIVATE AND SOCIAL COST OF SMOKING
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. PREVENTION OF IEQ RELATED ABSENCE--AN INTERVENTION STUDY
    Donald Milton; Fiscal Year: 2000
  5. TOO FEW HOURS--TIME PRESSURES AND WELL BEING
    Susan Roxburgh; Fiscal Year: 1999
  6. Intervention Research on Work Organization Factors
    Chantal Brisson; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
  8. Cumulative Trauma Disorder: Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction
    William Stauber; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. Post-accident earning and benefits adequacy and equity
    Emile Tompa; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Evidence-Based Rheumatology: Prevalence/Impact Arthritis
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications339 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Long term sickness absence
    Max Henderson
    BMJ 330:802-3. 2005
  2. ncbi The work ability index and single-item question: associations with sick leave, symptoms, and health--a prospective study of women on long-term sick leave
    Linda Ahlstrom
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, S 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:404-12. 2010
    ..question on work ability among women working in human service organizations (HSO) currently on long-term sick leave. It also examined the association between the WAI and the single-item question in relation to sick leave, ..
  3. pmc Recurrence of sickness absence due to common mental disorders
    Petra C Koopmans
    ArboNed Occupational Health Services Statistics, PO Box 141, 9700 AC, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:193-201. 2011
    ..Although CMDs are known to have high recurrence rates, little is known about the recurrence of sickness absence due to CMDs. This study examines the recurrence risk of sickness absence due to CMDs...
  4. ncbi Prevention of long-term sickness absence and major depression in high-risk employees: a randomised controlled trial
    Monique A S Lexis
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:400-7. 2011
    ..To examine the efficacy of early intervention on the prevention of long-term sickness absence and major depression among employees at high risk of future sickness absence and with mild to severe depressive complaints...
  5. ncbi One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workers
    Anne Katrine Blangsted
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:55-65. 2008
    This study evaluates the effect of two different worksite physical-activity interventions on neck-shoulder symptoms, together with perceived work ability and sick leave among office workers.
  6. ncbi Register-based follow-up of social benefits and other transfer payments: accuracy and degree of completeness in a Danish interdepartmental administrative database compared with a population-based survey
    Niels Henrik Hjollund
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:497-502. 2007
    ..A Danish database, DREAM, allows weekly follow-up of any public transfer payment. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of the register for use in public health research...
  7. ncbi A prospective cohort study on severe pain as a risk factor for long-term sickness absence in blue- and white-collar workers
    Lars Louis Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 68:590-2. 2011
    ..To estimate the impact of pain in different body regions on future long-term sickness absence (LTSA) among blue- and white-collar workers...
  8. ncbi Health complaints and sickness absence in Norway, 1996-2003
    Camilla Ihlebaek
    Section of Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, Norwegian Back Pain Network, Research Unit, Unifob helse, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:43-9. 2007
    ..From 1996 to 2003, the total number of sickness absence days increased by 65% in Norway...
  9. ncbi A workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with distress: results of a randomised controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 67:596-602. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a participatory workplace intervention compared with usual care for sick-listed employees with distress, with regard to return to work (RTW) within the 12-month follow-up...
  10. ncbi Determinants of duration of disability and return-to-work after work-related injury and illness: challenges for future research
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 745 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:464-84. 2001
    ..data and research needs in addressing the following question: What are the primary factors that affect the time lost from work, return-to-work (RTW), subsequent unemployment, and changes in occupation after disabling illness or injury?..
  11. ncbi Consequences of sickness presence and sickness absence on health and work ability: a Swedish prospective cohort study
    Klas Gustafsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:153-65. 2011
    ..To determine whether self-reported sickness presence (SP) and self-reported sickness absence (SA) are specific risk factors for future health problems or reduced work ability in the active workforce...
  12. pmc Validation of sick leave measures: self-reported sick leave and sickness benefit data from a Danish national register compared to multiple workplace-registered sick leave spells in a Danish municipality
    Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt
    Section of Social Medicine and Rehabilitation, Deparment of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:661. 2012
    Previous validation studies of sick leave measures have focused on self-reports. Register-based sick leave data are considered to be valid; however methodological problems may be associated with such data...
  13. ncbi Sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability
    Espen Bratberg
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Herman Foss gate 15, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Health Place 15:308-14. 2009
    ..Several individual-level variables predicted permanent disability. Contextual factors had a marginal effect among women also, after adjustment for individual-level variables. No such effect was present among the men...
  14. pmc All-cause and diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of sustained suboptimal health: a 14-year follow-up in the GAZEL cohort
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18, Turku FIN 20520, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:311-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate overall and diagnosis-specific sickness absences as predictors of sustained suboptimal health...
  15. pmc Frequency and nature of problems associated with sickness certification tasks: a cross-sectional questionnaire study of 5455 physicians
    Anna Löfgren
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:178-85. 2007
    ..To study the frequency and nature of problems associated with physicians' sickness certification practices...
  16. pmc Prognostic factors of long term disability due to mental disorders: a systematic review
    L R Cornelius
    Department of Health Sciences, Section of Social Medicine, Work and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:259-74. 2011
    ..However, little is known about prognostic factors of return to work (RTW) and disability of persons already on sick leave due to mental health problems...
  17. pmc Sickness absence as a global measure of health: evidence from mortality in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 327:364. 2003
    ..To examine the association between sickness absence and mortality compared with associations between established health indicators and mortality...
  18. ncbi Factors associated with long-term sick leave in sick-listed employees: a systematic review
    P M Dekkers-Sánchez
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, NL 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 65:153-7. 2008
    The objective of this systematic review was to investigate which factors are associated with continued sick leave among workers on sick leave for at least 6 weeks.
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Effects of self-rated health on sick leave, disability pension, hospital admissions and mortality. A population-based longitudinal study of nearly 15,000 observations among Swedish women and men
    Christina Halford
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:1103. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate associations between SRH and sick leave, disability pension, hospital admissions, and mortality, adjusted for effects of significant covariates, in a ..
  21. ncbi Workplace involvement improves return to work rates among employees with back pain on long-term sick leave: a systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions
    Christopher Carroll
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 32:607-21. 2010
    ..The aim of the review is to determine whether interventions involving the workplace are more effective and cost-effective at helping employees on sick leave return to work than those that do not involve the workplace at all.
  22. ncbi Early identification of patients at risk of developing a persistent back problem: the predictive validity of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 19:80-6. 2003
    ..To test the predictive utility of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire in identifying patients at risk for developing persistent back pain problems...
  23. ncbi [Musculoskeletal disorders as causes of sick leave and disability benefits]
    Søren Brage
    Utredningsseksjonen, Arbeids og velferdsdirektoratet, Postboks 5 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:2369-70. 2010
    ..Musculoskeletal disorders make up a heterogeneous group. Our aim was to describe the variation in social insurance benefits for the most prevalent disorders within this group...
  24. pmc Phenomena associated with sick leave among primary care patients with Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms: a systematic review
    Aase Aamland
    Research Unit for General Practice in Bergen, Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:147-55. 2012
    To explore and synthesize the literature on phenomena associated with sick leave among patients with Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS).
  25. ncbi Differences in predictors of return to work among long-term sick-listed employees with different self-reported reasons for sick leave
    Jenny J J M Huijs
    TNO, Behavioural and Societal Sciences, Participation and Social Cohesion, P O Box 718, 2130 AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 22:301-11. 2012
    ..present study aimed to gain insight in the predictors of full return to work (RTW) among employees on long-term sick leave due to three different self-reported reasons for sick leave: physical, mental or co-morbid physical and mental ..
  26. pmc Is there an association between long-term sick leave and disability pension and unemployment beyond the effect of health status?--a cohort study
    Hanna Hultin
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e35614. 2012
    Studies have shown that long-term sick leave is a strong predictor of disability pension. However, few have aimed to disentangle the effect of sick leave and of health status...
  27. ncbi The differential role of pain, work characteristics and pain-related fear in explaining back pain and sick leave in occupational settings
    Els L M Gheldof
    Department of Health Psychology, Limburg University Center, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
    Pain 113:71-81. 2005
    ..stressors, job satisfaction), negative affect and pain-related fear in accounting for low back pain (LBP) and sick leave (SL) in 1294 employees from 10 companies in Belgium and the Netherlands...
  28. ncbi Factors explaining return to work for long-term sick workers in Norway
    Bodil J Landstad
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1215-26. 2009
    ..This study investigates factors that will affect the chances of long-term sick workers returning to work...
  29. pmc Problems in sickness certification of patients: a qualitative study on views of 26 physicians in Sweden
    Mia von Knorring
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:22-8. 2008
    ..To identify what problems physicians experience in sickness certification of patients...
  30. ncbi Measuring sick leave: a comparison of self-reported data on sick leave and data from company records
    M N M Van Poppel
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:485-90. 2002
    The objective of this study was to compare sick leave data obtained from questionnaires with data from company records. During a period of 12 months, questionnaires were completed monthly for 6 months and then at 9 and 12 months...
  31. ncbi Explaining occupational class differences in sickness absence: results from middle-aged municipal employees
    M Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:802-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether working conditions, health-related behaviours and family-related factors explain occupational class differences in medically certified sickness absence...
  32. ncbi Sickness absence: A gender-focused review
    Marrie H J Bekker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands
    Psychol Health Med 14:405-18. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi Behavioral determinants as predictors of return to work after long-term sickness absence: an application of the theory of planned behavior
    Sandra Brouwer
    Department of Health Sciences, Section of Social Medicine, Work and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, Building 3217, Room 620, 9713 AV, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:166-74. 2009
    ..to analyze the association between the three behavioral determinants of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) model--attitude, subjective norm and self-efficacy--and the time to return-to-work (RTW) in employees on long-term sick leave.
  34. pmc What do GPs feel about sickness certification? A systematic search and narrative review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:67-75. 2010
    ....
  35. pmc Sickness-certification practice in different clinical settings; a survey of all physicians in a country
    Christina Lindholm
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:752. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to gain detailed knowledge about physicians' work with sickness-certification and of the problems they experience in this work...
  36. pmc Intervention mapping for development of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:216. 2009
    ..This program is based on the already developed and cost-effective RTW program for employees, sick-listed due to low back pain...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi Self-estimated life situation in patients on long-term sick leave
    Birgitta Floderus
    Department for Work and Health, National Institute for Woking Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 37:291-9. 2005
    To analyse the influence of long-term sick leave on patients' life situation.
  39. pmc Sickness absence due to depressive symptoms
    P C Koopmans
    Department of Occupational Health Services, ArboNed Noord Oost Nederland, PO Box 141, 9700 AC Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:711-9. 2008
    ..There is no information on the duration of absence of depressed Dutch workers. The aim of this study was to determine the duration of sickness absence due to depressive symptoms in the working population...
  40. ncbi Using administrative sickness absence data as a marker of future disability pension: the prospective DREAM study of Danish private sector employees
    Thomas Lund
    Mr T Lund, National Research Center for the Working Environment, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:28-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine duration of sickness absence as a risk marker for future disability pension among all private sector employees in Denmark 1998-2004...
  41. ncbi Coordinated and tailored work rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial with economic evaluation undertaken with workers on sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders
    Ute Bültmann
    Department of Health Sciences, Section of Social Medicine, Work and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, Building 3217, Room 605, 9713 AV, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:81-93. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of CTWR with conventional case management (CCM) on return-to-work of workers on sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  42. ncbi Sickness certificates as a basis for decisions regarding entitlement to sickness insurance benefits
    Elsy Söderberg
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:314-20. 2005
    ....
  43. pmc Effectiveness of community- and workplace-based interventions to manage musculoskeletal-related sickness absence and job loss: a systematic review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Lifecourse Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hants SO16 6YD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:230-42. 2012
    ..To assess the effectiveness of interventions in community and workplace settings to reduce sickness absence and job loss in workers with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)...
  44. pmc Sickness absence as a predictor of mortality among male and female employees
    J Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:321-6. 2004
    ..To determine the extent to which sickness absence is predictive of mortality...
  45. pmc Organisational downsizing, sickness absence, and mortality: 10-town prospective cohort study
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 328:555. 2004
    ..To examine whether downsizing, the reduction of personnel in organisations, is a predictor of increased sickness absence and mortality among employees...
  46. pmc Physical work environment risk factors for long term sickness absence: prospective findings among a cohort of 5357 employees in Denmark
    Thomas Lund
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:449-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of physical work environment on long term sickness absence and to investigate interaction between physical and psychosocial risk factors...
  47. ncbi The contribution of occupational factors to social inequalities in health: findings from the national French SUMER survey
    Isabelle Niedhammer
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, France
    Soc Sci Med 67:1870-81. 2008
    ..It suggests that concerted prevention of occupational risk factors would be useful not only to improve health at work, but also to reduce social inequalities in health...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc Reducing work related psychological ill health and sickness absence: a systematic literature review
    S Michie
    Reader in Clinical Health Psychology, Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:3-9. 2003
    ..This is shown in intervention studies that have successfully improved psychological health and reduced sickness absence...
  50. ncbi Sickness certification and the GP: what really happens in practice?
    G Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Fam Pract 27:344-50. 2010
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Risk factors for disability pension in a population-based cohort of men and women on long-term sick leave in Sweden
    Nadine E Karlsson
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 18:224-31. 2008
    ..The aim was to assess the importance of sick-leave diagnosis and socio-demographic variables as risk factors for disability pension among individuals on long-term sickness absence and to compare these factors by gender and over time...
  53. pmc Risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain in a working population. A prospective study with an 18-month and a three-year follow-up
    Gunnar Bergström
    The Karolinska Institute, Section for Personal Injury Prevention, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:279-87. 2007
    To identify risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain.
  54. pmc General practitioners' relationship to sickness certification
    Pal Gulbrandsen
    Helse Øst Health Services Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:20-6. 2007
    ..GPs' role conflict in connection with sickness certification is widely accepted. The authors explored the relationship between GPs and this difficult task...
  55. ncbi Predicting long-term sickness absence and early retirement pension from self-reported work ability
    Lea Sell
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1133-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the relationship between self-reported work ability and long-term term of sickness absence or early retirement from the labour market...
  56. ncbi Precision and accuracy in measuring absence from work as a basis for calculating productivity costs in The Netherlands
    J L Severens
    Department of Medical Technology Assessment, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 51:243-9. 2000
    ..purpose of our study was to study precision and accuracy of a retrospective self-administered questionnaire on sick leave. Employees of a company were asked to indicate the number of days absent from work due to illness during the ..
  57. pmc Factors associated with work participation and work functioning in depressed workers: a systematic review
    S E Lagerveld
    TNO Quality of Life, Business Unit Work and Employment, P O Box 718, 130 AS, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 20:275-92. 2010
    Depression is associated with negative work outcomes such as reduced work participation (WP) (e.g., sick leave duration, work status) and work functioning (WF) (e.g., loss of productivity, work limitations)...
  58. pmc Patient factors associated with duration of certified sickness absence and transition to long-term incapacity
    Chris Shiels
    Mersey Primary Care R and D Consortium, and Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:86-91. 2004
    ..Despite a considerable increase in claims for long-term sickness benefits, and the impact of certifying sickness upon general practitioner (GP) workload, little is known about transition to long-term incapacity for work...
  59. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:12. 2008
    Considering the high costs of sick leave and the consequences of sick leave for employees, an early return-to-work of employees with mental disorders is very important...
  60. ncbi Work-related determinants of return to work of employees on long-term sickness absence
    M Post
    Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 27:481-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study is to identify work-related determinants of return to work (RTW) of employees who are on long-term sickness absence...
  61. ncbi A meta-analysis of observational studies identifies predictors of sickness absence
    Saskia F A Duijts
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1105-15. 2007
    ..To implement preventive measures, it is necessary to identify predictors for this type of sickness absence...
  62. 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...
  63. pmc Impact of common mental disorders on sickness absence in an occupational cohort study
    Stephen A Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:408-13. 2011
    ..We also examine whether recent common mental disorders and those present on two occasions have a stronger association with sickness absence than less recent and single episodes of disorder...
  64. ncbi Identification of modifiable work-related factors that influence the risk of work disability in rheumatoid arthritis
    Diane Lacaille
    The Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 51:843-52. 2004
    ..To define work-related factors associated with increased risk of work disability (WD) in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  65. ncbi The impact of health behaviour on long term sickness absence: results from DWECS/DREAM
    Karl B Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ind Health 45:348-51. 2007
    ..In men, effect estimates were smaller and only borderline significant in the fully-adjusted model. The etiologic fraction of smoking was 17.4% in men and 25.5% in women...
  66. ncbi Outcome of stable angina in a working population: the burden of sickness absence
    Harry Hemingway
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:373-9. 2007
    ..In the absence of previous studies, we sought to determine the burden of medically certified spells of sickness absence among individuals with angina and their relation to risk factors and co-morbidity...
  67. ncbi 3rd place, PREMUS best paper competition: development of the return-to-work self-efficacy (RTWSE-19) questionnaire--psychometric properties and predictive validity
    William S Shaw
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:109-19. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the factor structure, internal consistency, and predictive and concurrent validity of RTWSE-19 among workers with acute low-back pain...
  68. ncbi What is the association between sickness absence, mortality and morbidity?
    C Bambra
    Sociology and Social Policy, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S10 2BP, UK
    Health Place 12:728-33. 2006
    ..98, p=0.00; female r 0.97, p=0.00) and 'not good health' (male r 0.99, p=0.00; female r 0.96, p=0.00). Incapacity benefit claims by all causes has the potential to provide an ongoing measure of area-level health in England and Wales...
  69. ncbi Guideline-based care of common mental disorders by occupational physicians (CO-OP study): a randomized controlled trial
    D S Rebergen
    Departments of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 51:305-12. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of guideline-based care (GBC) of workers with mental health problems, which promotes counseling by the occupational physician (OP) facilitating return to work (RTW)...
  70. ncbi The effect of OSAS on sick leave and work disability
    B Sivertsen
    Dept of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 12, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Eur Respir J 32:1497-503. 2008
    ..was to examine the independent contribution of symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) to long-term sick leave and permanent work disability...
  71. ncbi The long-term effect of insomnia on work disability: the HUNT-2 historical cohort study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, and Affective Disorder Section, Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1018-24. 2006
    ..75, 95% confidence interval: 1.40, 2.20). This study suggests that insomnia should receive increased attention as a robust predictor of subsequent work disability...
  72. pmc How do types of employment relate to health indicators? Findings from the second European survey on working conditions
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:494-501. 2000
    ....
  73. pmc Can cross country differences in return-to-work after chronic occupational back pain be explained? An exploratory analysis on disability policies in a six country cohort study
    J R Anema
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:419-26. 2009
    ..Social Security Association initiated this study to explain differences in return-to-work (RTW) among claimants with long term sick leave due to LBP between countries with a special focus on the effect of different disability policies.
  74. ncbi Positive and negative consequences of sick leave for the individual, with special focus on part-time sick leave
    Leif Sieurin
    Department of Medical Sciences, University of Uppsala, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:50-6. 2009
    To describe the consequences of long-term sick leave (>28 days) on working situation, health and lifestyle among employees from the public sector in Sweden.
  75. ncbi Long-term sickness absence and social exclusion
    Anna Bryngelson
    Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:839-45. 2009
    ..g. economic, political and social, i.e. social exclusion. However, very few studies have examined the consequences of long-term sickness absence...
  76. pmc Return to work after a workplace-oriented intervention for patients on sick-leave for burnout--a prospective controlled study
    Björn Karlson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:301. 2010
    In the present study the effect of a workplace-oriented intervention for persons on long-term sick leave for clinical burnout, aimed at facilitating return to work (RTW) by job-person match through patient-supervisor communication, was ..
  77. ncbi Sickness absence due to musculoskeletal diagnoses: association with occupational gender segregation
    Margareta Leijon
    Department of Health and Society, Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 32:94-101. 2004
    ..However, little is known about how sickness absence with these diagnoses varies with the strong gender segregation of the labour market...
  78. ncbi Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU). Chapter 5. Risk factors for sick leave - general studies
    Peter Allebeck
    Department of Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 63:49-108. 2004
    ..these background factors, and rigorous scientific evidence on the causal relationship between these factors and sick leave is lacking...
  79. ncbi Doctors' prediction of certified sickness absence
    Harald Reiso
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Section for Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 21:192-8. 2004
    ..Doctors' ability to predict the duration of their patients' certified sickness absence is important for follow-up efforts aimed at patients with increased probability of long-term absence...
  80. ncbi The effect of occupational and workplace gender composition on sickness absence
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 54:224-30. 2012
    ....
  81. pmc No physician gender difference in prescription of sick-leave certification: a retrospective study of the Skaraborg Primary Care Database
    Karin Starzmann
    Tidan Health Care Centre, Tidan, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:48-54. 2012
    ..The secondary objective was to study the physicians' gender and professional experience in relation to the diagnoses on the certificates...
  82. ncbi The development and validation of two prediction models to identify employees at risk of high sickness absence
    Corné A Roelen
    Department of Health Sciences, Community and Occupational Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 23:128-33. 2013
    ..Sickness absence (SA) is a public health risk marker for morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to develop and validate prediction models to identify employees at risk of high SA...
  83. pmc A lifecourse approach to long-term sickness absence--a cohort study
    Max Henderson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36645. 2012
    ..These provide an incomplete explanation as they do not account for other relevant factors. Such occupational risk factors may be confounded by social or temperamental risk factors earlier in life...
  84. pmc Threshold of musculoskeletal pain intensity for increased risk of long-term sickness absence among female healthcare workers in eldercare
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e41287. 2012
    ..This study estimates the risk for long-term sickness absence (LTSA) from different pain intensities in the low back, neck/shoulder and knees among female healthcare workers in eldercare...
  85. ncbi Return to work expectations of workers on long-term non-work-related sick leave
    Maite Sampere
    Medical and Health Care Services Division, Mutual Midat Cyclops MC MUTUAL, Barcelona, Spain
    J Occup Rehabil 22:15-26. 2012
    Despite suggestions that worker perception might be the best predictor of return to work (RTW), there still is limited research on time to RTW in workers with lengthy non-work-related sick leave.
  86. pmc A participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:313-24. 2011
    ....
  87. pmc Multiple transitions in sick leave, disability benefits, and return to work. - A 4-year follow-up of patients participating in a work-related rehabilitation program
    Irene Oyeflaten
    The National Centre for Occupational Rehabilitation, Haddlandvegen 20, 3864, Rauland, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:748. 2012
    Return to work (RTW) after long-term sick leave can be a long-lasting process where the individual may shift between work and receiving different social security benefits, as well as between part-time and full-time work...
  88. pmc Short-term sick leave and future risk of sickness absence and unemployment - the impact of health status
    Hanna Hultin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:861. 2012
    In previous studies the authors have found sick leave to be a predictor of future sick leave, unemployment and disability pension...
  89. ncbi Return to work after sick leave due to depression; a conceptual analysis based on perspectives of patients, supervisors and occupational physicians
    G de Vries
    Arkin, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 136:1017-26. 2012
    This study aims to investigate the most important factors facilitating a return to work after sick leave due to depression from the perspectives of patients, supervisors and occupational physicians.
  90. ncbi Conceptual framework of sickness absence and return to work, focusing on both the individual and the contextual level
    Merete Labriola
    The National Research Centre for the Working Environment NRCWE, Lerso Parkalle 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Work 30:377-87. 2008
    ..Testing the practical use of the conceptual framework "The Dynamic Work Disability Model" in study design and interpretation of five studies in a Danish context...
  91. ncbi The influence of household work and of having children on sickness absence among publicly employed women in Sweden
    Margaretha Voss
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:564-72. 2008
    ..To investigate whether family obligations influence the risk of sickness absence among female municipal employees in Sweden...
  92. pmc Implementing structured functional assessments in general practice for persons with long-term sick leave: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Nina Østerås
    Section of Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, Institute of General Practice and Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 10:31. 2009
    ..to implement a structured method in general practice for assessing functional ability in persons with long-term sick leave. The study aim was to evaluate intervention effects on important GP parameters; knowledge, attitudes, self-..
  93. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of guideline-based care for workers with mental health problems
    D S Rebergen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 51:313-22. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of an activating guideline-based care (GBC) by occupational physicians (OPs)...
  94. ncbi Primary care patients with musculoskeletal pain. Value of health-status and sense-of-coherence measures in predicting long-term work disability
    Isam Atroshi
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:239-44. 2002
    To investigate long-term sick leave among primary care patients with musculoskeletal disorders and the predictive value of health-status and sense-of-coherence measures.
  95. ncbi Work-family interference and long-term sickness absence: a longitudinal cohort study
    Ulrik Lidwall
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 20:676-81. 2010
    ..The aim was to investigate the association between work-to-family interference, family-to-work interference and long-term sickness absence among women and men in different family- and work-related settings...
  96. ncbi What factors predict full or partial return to work among sickness absentees with spinal pain participating in rehabilitation?
    Britt Elfving
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1318-27. 2009
    ..To identify the factors that predict full or partial return to work among long-term (> or =90 days) sickness absentees due to spinal pain who begin a multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme...
  97. ncbi Diagnosis and duration of sickness absence as predictors for disability pension: results from a three-year, multi-register based* and prospective study
    Sturla Gjesdal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Program for Health Economics, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 31:246-54. 2003
    ..g. diagnoses on sickness certificates) and the duration of sickness-absence spells...
  98. pmc Effect of integrated care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain: economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 341:c6414. 2010
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness, cost utility, and cost-benefit of an integrated care programme compared with usual care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain...
  99. pmc Subgroup analyses on return to work in sick-listed employees with low back pain in a randomised trial comparing brief and multidisciplinary intervention
    Christina M Stapelfeldt
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Centre of Public Health, Central Denmark Region, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:112. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify subgroups, primarily defined by work-related baseline factors that would benefit more from the multidisciplinary intervention than from the brief intervention...
  100. ncbi Job demands, job resources and long-term sickness absence in the Danish eldercare services: a prospective analysis of register-based outcomes
    Thomas Clausen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Adv Nurs 68:127-36. 2012
    ..To investigate associations between psychosocial job demands, job resources and cases of registered long-term sickness absence among nursing staff in the eldercare services...
  101. ncbi One-year follow-up in employees sick-listed because of low back pain: randomized clinical trial comparing multidisciplinary and brief intervention
    Chris Jensen
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Centre of Public Health, Central Denmark Region and Department of Clinical Social Medicine and Rehabilitation, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1180-9. 2011
    ..Randomized clinical trial comparing two interventions in employees sick-listed 3 to 16 weeks because of low back pain (LBP)...

Research Grants63

  1. Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace
    Debra Lerner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Thus, this project will generate important information for key health care system stakeholders including consumers, purchasers, providers, and policymakers. ..
  2. COPing with Shift Work
    Rebekah K Hersch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. PRIVATE AND SOCIAL COST OF SMOKING
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..to private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, private pensions, disability insurance, sick leave and other transfer programs will be compared according to smoking status of family members...
  4. PREVENTION OF IEQ RELATED ABSENCE--AN INTERVENTION STUDY
    Donald Milton; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We will test the following hypotheses: 1) Low outdoor air supply rates, and active humidification will increase sick leave among office workers in air-conditioned buildings...
  5. TOO FEW HOURS--TIME PRESSURES AND WELL BEING
    Susan Roxburgh; Fiscal Year: 1999
    In the U. S. since 1970, hours of paid labor have risen, while vacation time, sick leave and paid absences have decreased (Leete-Guy and Schor 1993)...
  6. Intervention Research on Work Organization Factors
    Chantal Brisson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..impact, measured by ambulatory blood pressure, musculoskeletal disorders, mental health problems and certified sick leave.The study has the following specific aims: 1) To produce knowledge that will foster the development of well-..
  7. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Public policies such as the Supplemental Security income program and private workplace policies such as sick leave time are based on assumptions about parents' behavior relative to their child's health status...
  8. Cumulative Trauma Disorder: Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction
    William Stauber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Post-accident earning and benefits adequacy and equity
    Emile Tompa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The research in Part 2 will provide valuable insight into whether it is appropriate to treat temporary disability as a short-term phenomenon. ..
  10. Evidence-Based Rheumatology: Prevalence/Impact Arthritis
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be one day in duration and will take place on November 12, 2005, the day preceding the formal opening of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. ..
  11. Economic, Social, and Psychological Burdens of Arthritis
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference will be one day in duration and will take place the day preceding the formal opening of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. ..
  12. HRQL Impact of Chronic Conditions and Comorbidity Burden
    Patrick Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Back Disorders in Union Carpenters
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
  15. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
  16. Preventing Psychiatric Sequelae of Traumatic Injury
    Murray Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings will provide justification for and information about optimal parameters (e.g., subject selection; sample size; dose and duration) for a future randomized controlled trial (RCT). ..
  17. Do organizational factors influence both patient and wo*
    Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  18. IMPROVING CARE FOR PANIC DISORDER IN PRIMARY CARE
    Murray Stein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Extended Work Schedules and Workplace Injury in Nurses
    Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Identifying organizational variables related to nurse's health that, if modified, could reduce the likelihood of worker injury is key to maximizing the quality of health care while maintaining a healthy workforce. ..
  20. Pharmacological fMRI to Identify New Anxiolytics: A Human Bioassay
    Murray Stein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Enhancing the development of new treatments for anxiety is a public health priority. The projects proposed in this application have the potential to achieve this important aim. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Improving Outcomes in Pharmacotherapy of Social Phobia
    Murray Stein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It thus directly addresses a critical public health issue that adversely affects a substantial proportion of the population. ..
  22. Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back Pain
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
  24. 2008 Conference on Cell Replacement in the Inner Ear
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This interchange should invigorate and focus research in inner ear hearing regeneration. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will extend these analyses by studying the effects of long-term opioid therapy on other adverse events including: all-cause and opioid-related hospitalization;opioid overdose;and onset of recognized mood disorder. ..
  26. A Genetic Screening Policy Model for Colorectal Cancer
    Scott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The model will incorporate QOL information from Aim 2, along with family history, clinical, and screening information from the Seattle CFR. ..
  27. TeleCare Management of Pain and Depression in Cancer
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, if proven effective for depression and pain, TCM could readily be expanded to reducing barriers and improving care of other cancer-related symptoms. ..
  28. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  29. BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS OF SES DIFFERENCES IN HEALTH
    Eileen Crimmins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  30. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETIC SCREENING FOR COLON CANCER
    Scott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  31. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
  32. POPULATION BASED PSYCHIATRIC INTERVENTION--PRIMARY CARE
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  33. DHEA EFFECTS ON MOOD IN DEPRESSED HIV+ PATIENTS
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This will permit the investigators to assess potential underlying mechanisms for the putative therapeutic effects of DHEA on mood, libido, and body composition. ..
  34. Testing the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
    Claudio Nigg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, including two behaviors will allow us to look at the gateway behavior issue - does change in one health behavior area lead to change in another, which has important practice implications. ..
  35. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  36. Spectrum of Narcolepsy in the Probands Families
    MAURICE OHAYON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A blood sample (3-5 ml) will be asked also to all participants. This will allow us to link some genetic markers of narcolepsy to specific symptoms even in subjects without the full-fledge manifestation of the disease. ..
  37. Modafinil Treatment for Fatigue in HIV+ Patients
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The major aims concern modafinil efficacy for fatigue compared to placebo, safety in terms of effects on immunologic/virologic measures, and impact on depressive symptoms when present at baseline. ..
  38. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Fellowships will be available for attendees with a demonstrated commitment to clinical research as evidenced by a preliminary research project and letters of support in their applications. ..
  39. Low Back Pain Quantifying Risk Factors
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project is expected to result in the ability to improve the existing ergonomic job evaluation models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of industries. ..
  40. Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders: Quantifying Risk
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project is expected to result in DUE and shoulder job analysis models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of jobs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. WORKER AND WORKSITE FACTORS IN DIA CONSTRUCTION INJURY
    Judith Glazner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results should provide information that will be useful in focusing specific prevention efforts for construction, but the methods developed will have applicability to data for other occupational groups as well. ..
  42. Environmental Determinants of Sleep Disturbance: Role of Ambient Air Pollution
    Jiu Chiuan Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Barany Society XXII Regular Meeting, Seattle, WA USA
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e., hair cell regeneration vs. development of a vestibular prosthesis. Younger scientists will have the opportunity to present their own work in either the platform or poster session. ..
  44. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Presbycusis: Biomedical Risk Factors
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Impact of Poor Health & AIDS on Small Businesses in SA
    Mark Pauly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will be useful for predicting the effect of changes in health on economic activity in this sector, and for allocating resources for disease prevention and treatment. ..
  47. Improving Employment among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors
    LINDA FRAZIER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Health Information Technology Value in Rural Hospitals
    Marcia Ward; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The toolkits will facilitate rural hospitals' ability to utilize current and emerging evidence to guide HIT investment and implementation decisions that fit their particular healthcare environment. ..
  49. Preparation and Distribution of the NUJLSOA
    Eileen Crimmins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In order to acquire use of the data, researchers must agree to use the data only for research purposes and not to use data to describe or identify individuals. ..
  50. TRUCKING FIRM CHARACTERISTICS, DRIVER INJURY AND OUTCOME
    Arthur Oleinick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Predictive value is evaluated by ROC curves, the Bayes Information Criteria or other recommended approaches. ..
  51. Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents with Asthma
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of this grant will be used to develop future treatment programs for adolescent patients with comorbid asthma and anxiety. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Quantifying the Value of Value-Based Purchasing
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. DEPRESSION AND PRODUCTIVE WORK ACTIVITY
    Debra Lerner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Study results will contribute to the design of disability prevention and productivity improvement programs and policies. ..
  54. Outreach and Treatment for Depression in the Labor Force
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This is an extremely important opportunity for rapid and widespread dissemination in an area of research where dissemination of positive results has traditionally been a serious problem. ..
  55. Physician Quality Reporting and Patient Outcomes in Medicare
    Bryan E Dowd; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  56. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  57. A Randomized Trial in Liaison Psychiatry in Primary Care
    Wayne J Katon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Secondary process and outcome measures will include functional disability, adherence to prescribed medications and disease self-management behaviors (i.e. physical activity and nutrition). ..
  58. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  59. EVALUATION OF OSTEOARTHRITIS-RELATED WORK DISABILITY
    Saralynn Allaire; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide information about whom to target for knee OA-related work disability interventions and indicate the kinds of interventions that are likely to be needed to reduce work disability in this population. ..