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Publications 2013

Publications 2012

Publications 2011


Publications 2010

Scientific Articles

Choi B, Schnall P, Yang H, Dobson M, Landsbergis P, Israel L, Karasek R, Baker D. Psychosocial Working Conditions and Active-Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Middle-Aged Workers. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health Volume 23, Number 3, 239-253, 2010.

Choi B, Schnall P, Yang H, Dobson M, Landsbergis P, Israel L, Karasek R, Baker D. Sedentary Work, Low Physical Job Demand, and Obesity in US Workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53:1088-1101, 2010.

Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL. Workplace stressors, hypertension and cardiovascular disease: Epidemiology, prevention, and management. In Bhave SY, Saini S The AHA-Syndrome and Cardiovascular Diseases. New Delhi, India: Anamaya Publishers, 2010:167-185.

Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Belkic K, Baker D, Schwartz JE, Pickering TG. Job stress and cardiovascular disease. In Quick JC, Tetrick LE Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association 2010:243-264.

Landsbergis PA, Sinclair R, Dobson M, Hammer LB, Jauregui M, LaMontagne AD, Olson R, Schnall PL, Stellman J, Warren N. Occupational Health Psychology. In Anna D (ed.) The Occupational Environment: Its Evaluation, Control, and Management (3rd edition), American Industrial Hygiene Association (in press, 2011).


Schnall PL, Dobson M, Rosskam E, Editors Unhealthy Work: Causes, Consequences, Cures. Baywood Publishing, 2009.


Choi B, Schnall P, Dobson M, Yang H, Landsbergis P, Baker D. Job control and job demands as risk factors for central obesity in US workers: a 9-year follow-up study [abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Choi B, Schnall P, Yang H, Dobson M, Landsbergis P, Israel L, Karasek R, Baker D. Work stress and overeating coping in the US workforce [abstract]. In: Global Obesity Summit; 2010 Nov 9-11; Jackson, MS.

Dobson M, Schnall P, Choi B, Israel, L, Baker D, Landsbergis P. Work, health behaviors and obesity in firefighters [abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Dobson M, Schnall P, Choi B, Israel, L, Baker D, Landsbergis P. Work characteristics, work stressors and psychological distress in firefighters [abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Landsbergis P, Schnall P. Changing Nature of Work and Worker Health: Evidence and Labor Union Interventions [abstract]. In: Work Matters: 28th Annual International Labour Process Conference; 2010 Mar 15-17; New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Landsbergis P, Schnall P. Changing nature of work and worker health: Evidence and labor union interventions. How Class Works Conference, Stony Brook, NY, June 5, 2010.

Landsbergis P, Schnall P. New Research Directions in Chronic Disease Prevention in the Workplace. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Schnall PL. Globalization, Work and Health. [Keynote abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Schnall PL. Unhealthy Work [Keynote abstract]. In 3rd Forum of the Americas Psychosocial Factors, Stress and Mental Health at Work Oct 14-16: Mexico City, Mexico.

Wigger E, Schnall P, Dobson M, Choi B, et al. Spreading the word: use of information systems in support of the activities of a non-profit public health organization [abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Yang H, Choi BK, Nakata A, Hammer L, Schnall PL, Baker DB, Work, Family, Depression and Anxiety [abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Yang H, Schnall PL, Choi BK, Nakata A, Hammer L, Baker DB Work and Family Related Factors and Self-reported Hypertension [abstract]. In: ICOH – WOPS Conference, The Changing Nature of Work; 2010 Jun 14-17; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Publications 2009


Dobson M. From Stress to Distress: Work and Its Impact on Mental Health. In: Schnall, Peter; Dobson, Marnie, Rosskam, Ellen et al. (editors). Unhealthy Work: Causes, Consequences, Cures.Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences edited by Ray Elling (Series Editor) Baywood, 2009.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Choi B, Kawakami N, Chang SJ, Koh SB, Bjorner J, Punnett L, Karasek R. (2008). A cross-national study on the multidimensional characteristics of the five-item psychological demands scale of the Job Content Questionnaire. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15(2), 120-132.

Choi B, Bjorner J, Ostergren PO, Clay E, Houtman I, Punnett L, Rosengren A, de Bacquer D, Ferrario M, Bilau M, Karasek RA. (2009) Cross-language differential item functioning of the job content questionnaire among European countries: the JACE Study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 16(2), 136-147.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Abstracts:

Choi B, Schnall P, Yang H, Dobson M, Landsbergis P, Israel L, Karasek R, Baker D. (2009). Work stress and overeating coping in the US workforce. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, 22(Suppl), 43.

Publications 2008

  • Bonde JPE. Psychosocial factors at work and risk of depression: a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 2008;65:438-445.
  • Effering A, Grebner S, Gerber H, Smmer NK. Workplace observation of work stressors, catecholamines and musculoskeletal pain among male employees. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2008;34(5):337-344.
  • Elo AL, Ervasti Jenni, Kuosma E, Mattila P. Evaluation of an organizational stress management program in a municipal public works organization. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2008;13(1):10-23.
  • Fagard RH, Celis H, Thijs L, Staessen JA, Clement DL, De Buyzere ML, De Bacquer DA. Daytime and nightime blood pressure as predictors of death and cause-specific cardiovascular events in hypertension. Hypertension 2008;51:55-61.
  • Flaa A, Eide IK, Kjeldsen SE, Rostrup M. Sympathoadrenal stress reactivity is a prdictor of future blood pressure: An 18 year follow-up study. Hypertension 2008;52:336.
  • Greenberg MR, Gotsch A, Rhoads G, Schneider D. Building and sustaining a multiuniversity and multicampus program or School of Public Health. American Journal of Public Health, published on AJPH First Look, July 16, 2008, 10.2105/AJPH.2008.136705
  • Hintsanen, M. et al. Val/Met Polymorphism of the COMT gene moderates the association between job strain and early artherosclerosis in young men. Journal of Occupational Medicine 2008;50(6):649-657.
  • Kinnunen U, Feldt T, Makikangas A. Testing the effort-reward balance among Finnish managers: The role of percieved organizational support. Journal of Occupational Helath 2008;13(2):114-127.
  • Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Belkic KL, Schwartz JE, Baker D, Pickering TE. Work conditions and masked (hidden) hypertension – insights into the global epidemic of hypertension. SJWEH Suppl 2008;(6):41-51.
  • Linnan L, Bowling M, Childress J, Lindsay G, Blakey C, Pronk S, Wieker S, Royall P. Results of the 2004 National Worksite Health Promotion Survey. Am J Public Health 2008 98:1503-1509.
  • Maina G, Palmas A, Bovenzi M, Filon Fl. Salivary cortisol and psycholsocial hazards at work. Am J Ind Med 2008: 10.1002/ajim.20659 (online).
  • Netterstrom B, Conrad N, Bech P, Fink P, Olsen E, Rugulies R, Stansfeld S. The relation between work-related psychosocial factors and the development of depression. Epidemiologic Reviews 2008; doi:10.1093/epirev/mxn004. Please click here to see the online article.
  • Nurminen M. Worklife expectancies of fixed-term Finnish employees in 1997-2006. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2008; 34(2):83-95.
  • Meier LL, Semner NK, Norbert K, Elfering A, Jacobshagen N. The double meaning of control: Three-way interactions between internal resources, job control, and stressors at work. JOHP 2008;13(3):244-258.
  • Probst TM Gold D, Caborn J. A preliminary evaluation of SOLVE: Addressing psychosocial problems at work. Correction to Probst et al, 2008. Journal of Occupational Helath 2008;13(2):167.
  • Raitakari OT, Juonala M, Ronnemaa T, Keltikangas-Jarvinen L, Rasanen M, Pietikainen M, Hutri-Kahonen N, Taittonen L, Jokinen E, Marniemi J, et al. Cohort profile: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Int. Journal of Epidemiology February 8, 2008; dym225v1.
  • Richardson KM, Rothstein HR. Effects of occupational stress management intervention programs: A meta-analysis. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2008;13(1):69-93.
  • Satcher D, Higginbotham EJ. The public health approach to eliminating disparites in health. Am J Public Health 2008; 98: 400-403.
  • Smith P, Frank J, Bondy S, Mustard C. Do changes in job control prdict differences in health status? Results from a longitudinal national survey of Canadians. Psychosomatic Medicine 2008;70:85-91.
  • Smith P, Frank J, Bondy S, Mustard C. Examining the relationships between job control and health status: A path analysis approach. J. Epidemiol. Community Health 2008;62:54-61.

Publications 2007

  • Aboa-Eboule C, Brisson C, Maunsell E, Masse B, Bourbonnais R, Vizina M, Milo A, Theroux P, Dagenais GR. Job Strain and risk of acute recurrent coronary heart disease events. JAMA 2007;298:1652-1660.
  • Artazcoz L, Cortes I, Escriba-Aguir V, Cascant L. Gender perspective in the analysis of the relationship between long workhours, health and health-related behavior. Scand J of Work Env Health 2007;33(5):344-350.
  • Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Cardiovascular risk prediction tools for populations in Asia. J Epidemiol Community Health 2007; 61: 115-121.
  • Burdorf A. Economic evaluation in occupational health – it’s goals, challenges, and opportunities. Scand J of Work Env Health 2007; 33(3):161-164.
  • Clays E, Leyman F, De Bacquer D, Kornitzer M, Kittel F, Karasek R, De Backer G. High job strain and ambulatory blood pressure in middle-aged men and women from the Belgian Job Stress Study. J Occup Environ Med. 2007;49:360-367.
  • Clays E, De Bacquer D, Leyman F, Kornitzer M, Kittel F, De Backer G. Job stress and depression symptoms in middle-aged workers: Prospective results from the Belstress Study. Scand J of Work Env Health 2007;33(4):252-259.
  • Cohen S, Janicki-Deverts D, Miller GE. Psychological stress and disease. JAMA 2007;298(14):1685-1687.
  • Collins S, Landsbergis P, Warren N, La Montagne AD. Stopping stress in its origins: Addressing working conditions. Hypertension May, 2007;49(5):e33.
  • Cuspidi C, Meani S, Sala C, Valerio C, Fusi V, Zanchetti A, Mancia G. How reliable is isolated clinical hypertension defined by a single 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring? Hypertension 2007;25(2):315-320.
  • Griffin JM, Greiner BA, Stansfeild SA, Marmot M. The effect of self-reported and observed job conditions on depresson and anxiety symptoms: A comparison of theoretical models. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2007;12(4):334-349.
  • Higashiyama A, Murakami Y, Hozawa A, Okamura T, Hayakawa T, Kadowaki T, Kita Y, Okayama A, Ueshima H. Does self-reported history of hypertension predict cardiovascular death? Comparison with blood pressure measurement in a 19 year prospective study. J of Hypertension 2007; 25(5):959-964.
  • Kivimaki M, Honkonen T, Wahlbeck K, Elovainio M, Pentti J, Klaukka T, Virtanen M, Vahtera J. Organizational downsizing and increased use of psychotropic drugs among employees who remain in employment. J Epidemiol Community Health 2007;61:154-158.
  • Kivimaki M, Hintsanen M, Keltikangas-Jarvinen L, Elovainio M, Pulkki-Raback L, Vahter J, Vilkari SA, Raitakairi OT. Early risk factors, job strain and atherosclerosis among men in their 30’s: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. American Journal of Public Health 2007;97(3):450-452.
  • LaMontagne AD, Keegel T, Louie AM, Ostry A, Landsbergis PA. A systematic review of the job-stress intervention evaluation literature, 1990-2005. Int J Occup Environ Health 2007;13(3):268-280. Please click here to see the article.
  • Martiniuk A, Lee C, Lawes CM, Ueshima H, Suh II, Lam TH, Gu d, Feigin V, Jamrozik K, Ohkubo T, Woodward M; for the Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Hypertension: its prevalence and population-attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disesase in the Asia-Pacific region. Hypertension 2007;25(1):73-79.
  • Ohlin B, Berglund G, Rosvall M, Nilsson PM. Job strain in men, but not in women, predicts a significant rise in blood pressure after 6.5 years of follow-up. Journal of Hypertension 2007;25(3):525-531.
  • Orth-Gomer-K. Job strain and risk of recurrent coronary events. JAMA 2007;298:1693-1694.
  • Tobe SW, Kiss A, Sainsbury S, Jesin M, Geerts R, Baker B. The impact of job strain and marital cohesion on ambulatory blood pressure during one year: The Double Exposure study. American J of Hypertension 2007;20(2):148-153
  • Tse JLM, Flin R, Mearns K. Facets of job effort in bus driver health: Deconstruction “effort” in the Effort-Reward Imabalance Model. J Occ Health Psychology 2007;12(1):48-62.
  • Zanchetti, A. Where is hypertension research going? Hypertension 2007;25(1):1-3.

Publications 2006

  • Bakker, A.B., Van der Zee, K.I., Ledwig, K.A., & Dollard, M.F. (2006). The relationship between the ‘Big-Five’ personality factors and burnout: A study among volunteer counsellors. The Journal of Social Psychology, 146, 31-50.
  • Bakker, A.B., Van Emmerik, IJ.H., & Euwema, M.C. (2006). Crossover of burnout and engagement in work teams. Work & Occupations, 33, 464-489.
  • Clays E, DeBacquer D, Leynen F, Kornitzer M, Kittel F, DeBacker G. Long-term changes in the perception of job characteristics: results from the Belstress II Study. J Occup Health, 2006;48:339-346.
  • Day AL, Stinson V, Catano VM, Kelloway EK. Third-party attitudes and strain reactions to the threat of a labor strike. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 2006;11(1) 3-12
  • González-Romá, V., Schaufeli, W.B., Bakker, A.B., & Lloret, S. (2006). Burnout and work engagement: Independent factors or opposite poles? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 62, 165-174.
  • Greiner BA, Krause N. Observational Stress Factors and Musculoskeltal Disorders in Urban Transit Operators. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2006;11(1) 38-51.
  • Guimont C, Brisson C, Dagenais GR, Milot A,Vézina M, Mâsse B, Moisan J, LaFlame N, Blanchette C. Effects of Job Strain on Blood Pressure: A Prospective Study of White-Collar Workers. Am J Public Health 2006;96(8):1436-1443.
  • Hakanen, J., Bakker, A.B., & Schaufeli, W.B. (2006). Burnout and work engagement among teachers. The Journal of School Psychology, 43, 495-513.
  • Heuven, E., Bakker, A.B., Schaufeli, W.B., & Huisman, N. (2006). The role of self-efficacy in performing emotion work. Journal of Vocational Behavior,69, 222-235.
  • Hall AT, Royle M, Brymer RA, Perrewe PL, Ferris GR, Hochwarter WA.Relationships Between Felt Accountability as a Stressor and Strain Reactions: The Neutralizing Role of Autonomy Across Two Studies. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 11(1), Jan 2006, 87-99.
  • Kivimaki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Brunner E, Marmot M, Vahtera J, Shipley MJ. Why Is Evidence on Job Strain and Coronary Heart Disease Mixed? An Illustration of Measurement Challenges in the Whitehall II Study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2006;68:398-401.
  • Kivimaki M, Head, J, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Brunner E, Vahtera J, Marmot MG. Work stress, weight gain and weight loss: evidence for bidirectional effects of job strain on body mass index in the Whitehall II study. International Journal of Obesity (2006) 30, 982–987.
  • Kivimaki M, Virtanen M, Elovainio M, Vaananen A, Keltikangas-Jarvinen, Vahtera J. Prevalent cardiovascular disease, risk factors and selection out of shift work. Scand J Work, Env & Health 2006;32(3):204-208.
  • Koehoorn M, Demers PA, Hertzman C, Village J, Kennedy SM. Work organization and musculoskeletal injuries among a cohort of health care workers. Scand J Work Environ Health 2006;32(4):285-293.
  • Kompier M. New systems of work organization and worker’s health. Scand J Work Environ Health 2006;32(6):421-430
  • Langelaan, S., Bakker, A.B., Schaufeli, W.B., & Van Doornen, L.J.P. (2006). Burnout and work engagement: Do individual differences make a difference? Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 521-532.
  • Leigh JP. Expanding research on the economics of occupational health. Scand J Work, Env & Health 2006;32(1):1-4.
  • Llorens, S., Bakker, A.B., Schaufeli, W.B., & Salanova, M. (2006). Testing the robustness of the Job Demands-Resources model. International Journal of Stress Management, 13, 378-391.
  • Pole JD, Franche RL, Hogg-Johnson S, Vidmar M, Krause N. Duration of work disability: A comparison of self-report and administrative data. Am J Ind Medicine 2006;49:394-401.
  • Prottas DJ, Thompson, CA. Stress, Satisfaction, and the Work-Family Interface: A Comparison of Self-Employed Business Owners, Independents, and Organizational Employees. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2006; 11(4):366-378.
  • Rebergen, D., Hoenen, J., Heinemans, A., Bruinvels, D., Bakker, A.B., & Van Mechelen, W. (2006). Adherence to mental health guidelines by Dutch occupational physicians. Occupational Medicine, 56, 461-468.
  • Reed PL, Storr CL, Anthony JC. Drug Dependence Enviromics: Job Strain in the Work Environment and Risk of Becoming Drug-Dependent. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006 163(5):404-411.
  • Salanova, M., Bakker, A.B., & Llorens, S. (2006). Flow at work: Evidence for an upward spiral of personal and organizational resources. Journal of Happiness Studies, 7, 1-22.
  • Schaufeli, W.B., Bakker, A.B., & Salanova, M. (2006). The measurement of work engagement with a brief questionnaire: A cross-national study. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 66, 701-716.
  • Thompson CA, Prottas DJ. Relationships among organizational family support, job autonomy, perceived control, and employee well-being. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2006;11(1) 100-118
  • Verberk WJ, Kroon AA, Thien T, Lenders JWM, van Montfrans GA; Smit AJ; de Leeuw PW. Prevalence of the white-coat effect at multiple visits before and during treatment. Hypertension 2006;24(12):2357-2364.
  • Yang H, Schnall PL, Jauregui M, Su TC, Baker D. Work hours and self-reported hypertension among working people in California. Hypertension 2006;48:744.

Publications 2005

  • Bakker AB, Demerouti E, Euwema MC. Job resources buffer the impact of job demands on burnout. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2005;10: 170-180.
  • Bakker AB, Le Blanc PM, Schaufeli,WB. Burnout contagion among nurses who work at intensive care units. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2005;51:276-287.
  • Best RG, Stapleton LM, Downey RG. Core Self-Evaluations and Job Burnout: The Test of Alternative Models. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 2005;10(4) 441-451
  • Clays E, De Bacquer D, Delanghe J, Kittel F, Van Renterghem L, De Backer G. Associations between dimensions of job stress and biomarkers of inflammation and infection. JOEM 2005;4(9):878-883.
  • Christensen KB, Nielsen ML, Rugulies R, Smith-Hansen L, Kristensen TS. Workplace levels of psychosocial factors as prospective predictors of registered sickness abscence. JOEM 2005;4(9):933-940.
  • De Bacquer D, Pelfrene E, Clays E, Mak R, Moreau M, de Smet P, Kornitzer M, De Backer G. Perceived job stress and incidence of coronary events: 3-year follow-up of the Belgian Job Stress Project cohort. Am J Epidemiol 2005;161(5):434-441.
  • Demerouti E, Verbeke W, Bakker AB. Exploring the relationship between a multidimensional and multifaceted burnout concept and self-rated performance. Journal of Management 2005;31,186-209.
  • De Lange AH, Taris TW, Kompier MAJ, Houtman ILD, Bongers PM. Different mechanisms to explain the reversed effects of mental health on work characteristics. Scand J Work Environ Health 2005;31:3-14.
  • Dembe AE, Erickson JB, Delbos RG, Banks SM. The Impact of Overtime and Long Work Hours on Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: New Evidence from the United States. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2005;62:588-597
  • Fletcher KE, Underwood W, Davis SQ, Rajesh S, Mangrulkar LF, McMahon J, Sanjay D. Effects of Work Hour Reduction on Residents’ Lives: A Systematic Review. JAMA 2005;294(9):1088-1100.
  • Kompier, M. Assessing the psychosocial work envitonment – “subjective” versus “objective” measurement. Scand J Work, Env & Health 2005;31(6):405-408.
  • Gimeno D, Amick BC, Habeck RV, Ossmann J, Katz JN. The role of job strain on return to work after carpal tunnel surgery. Occup Environ Med. 2005 Nov;62(11):778-85.
  • Kondo K, Kobayashi Y, Hirokawa K, Tsutsumi A, Kabayashi F, Haratani T, Araki S, Kawakami N. Job Strain and sick leave among Japanese employees: a longitudinal study. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2005; Nov 9:1-7.
  • Kristensen TS, Hannerz H, Hogh A, Borg V. The Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire—a tool for the assessment and improvement of the psychosocial work environment. Scand J Work, Env & Health 2005;31(6):438-449.
  • Kudielka BM, Hanebuth D, von Känel R, Gander ML, Grande G, Fischer JE. Health-Related Quality of Life Measured by the SF12 in Working Populations: Associations With Psychosocial Work Characteristics. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2005;10(4):429-440
  • Loomis, D. Commentary: Long work hours and occupational injuries: new evidence on upstream causes. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2005;62:585.
  • Marchand A, Demers A, Durand P. Does work really cause distress? The contribution of occupational structure and work organization to the experience of psychological distress. Social Science & Medicine 2005;61:1-14.
  • Oliver J, Bakker AB Demerouti E, De Jong R (2005). Projection of own on others’ job characteristics: Evidence for the false consensus effect in job characteristic information. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 13, 63-74.
  • Peeters M, Montgomery A, Bakker AB, Schaufeli WB (2005). Balancing work and home: How job and home demands are related to burnout. International Journal of Stress Management, 12, 43-61.
  • Petterson IL, Hertting A, Hagberg L, Theorell, T. Are Trends in Work and Health Conditions Interrelated? A Study of Swedish Hospital Employees in the 1990s. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2005;10(2) 110-120
  • Probst TM. Countering the Negative Effects of Job Insecurity through participative decision making: Lessons from the Demand-Control Model. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 2005;10(4):320-329.
  • Rugulies R, Krause N. Job strain, iso-strain, and the incidence of low back and neck injuries. A 7.5-year prospective study of San Franciso transit operators. Social Science and Medicine, 2005;61:27-39
  • Sonnentag, S. & Bayer, U. Switching off mentally: Predictors and consequences of psychological detachment from work during off-job time. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2005;10:393-414
  • Toker S, Shirom A, Shapira I, Berliner S, Melamed S. The Association Between Burnout, Depression, Anxiety, and Inflammation Biomarkers: C-Reactive Protein and Fibrinogen in Men and Women, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2005;10(4) 344-362
  • Tucker P, Rutherford C. Moderators of the relationship between long work hours and health. JOHP 2005;10(4): 465-476.
  • Vegchel N van, Jonge J de, Bosma H, Schaufeli WB (2005). Reviewing the Effort-Reward Imbalance Model: Drawing up the balance of 45 empirical studies. Social Science and Medicine, 60(5), 1117-1131.
  • Vegchel, N. van, Jonge, J. de, & Landsbergis, P.A. (2005). Occupational stress in (inter)action: The interplay between job demands and job resources. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 535-560.
  • Veldhoven M van, Taris TW, Jonge J de, Broersen S. (2005). The relationship between job characteristics and employee health and well-being: How much complexity do we really need? International Journal of Stress Management, 12(1), 3-28.
  • Whaley CJ, Caron J, Morrison DL, Payne RL, Fritschi L, Wall TD. Chronicity of Psychological Strain in Occupational Settings and the Accuracy of the General Health Questionnaire. JOHP. 2005;10(4):310-319.
  • Ylipaavalniemi J, Kivimaki M, Elovainio M, Virtanen M, Keltikangas-Jarvinen L, Vahtera J. Psychosocial work characteristics and incidence of newly diagnosed depression a prospective cohort study of three different models. Social Science & Medicine 2005;61:111-122.

Publications 2004

  • Aust, B., & Ducki, A. (2004). Comprehensive health promotion interventions at the workplace: experiences with health circles in Germany. Journal of
    Occupational Health Psychology, 9(3), 258-27
  • Bakker AB, Demerouti D, Verbeke W. Using the Job Demands-Resources model to predict burnout and performance. Human Resource Management 2004;43:83-104.
  • Bakker AB, Geurts S. Toward a dual-process model of work-home interference. Work & Occupations 2004;31:345-366.
  • Belkic K, Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Baker D. Is job strain a major source of cardiovascular disease risk? A critical review of the empirical evidence, with a clinical perspective. Scand J Work Environ Health 2004;30(2):85-128. See Paper
  • Bianchi ERF. Stress and coping among cardiovascular nurses: A survey in Brazil. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 2004;25:737-745.
  • Borrell C, Muntaner C, et al. Social Class and self-reported health status among men and women: What is the role of work organization, household material standards and household labor? Social Science and Medicine 2004;58:1869-1887.
  • Dantas J, Mendes R, de Araujo TM. Arterial Hypertension and Occuptional Psychosocial Factors in an Oil Refinery. 2004; Rev. Bras. Med. Trab., Belo Horizonte;2(1):55-68
  • De Lange AH, Taris TW, Kompier MAJ, Houtman ILD, Bongers PM. Work characteristics and mental health. Testing normal, reversed and reciprocal causal relationships within a 4-wave study. Work & Stress 2004;18:149-166.
  • Demerouti E., Bakker AB, Bulters AJ. The loss spiral of work pressure, work-home interference and exhaustion: Reciprocal relations in a three-wave study. Journal of Vocational Behavior 2004;64:131-149.
  • Demerouti E, Geurts SAE, Bakker AB, Euwema M. The impact of shiftwork on work-home interference, job attitudes and health. Ergonomics 2004;47:987-1002.
  • Kompier M, Taris TW. Editorial: Assessing methodological quality and biological plausibility in occupational health psychology. Scand J Work Environ Health 2004;30(2):81-83. See Editorial
  • Krause, N., Rugulies, R., Ragland, D. R., & Syme, S. L. (2004). Physical workload, ergonomic problems, and incidence of low back injury: A 7.5-year prospective study of San Francisco transit operators. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 46(6), 570-585.
  • Levenstein C. Linking work organization and policy: An invitation. New Solutions 2004;30(2):81-83.
  • Muntaner C. Social class and the slow progress of psychosocial epidemiology. Int. J Epidemiology 2004;33:1-7.
  • O’Campo P, Eaton WW, Muntaner C. Labor market experience, work organization, gender inequalities, and health status: results from a prospective study of US employed women. Social Science and Medicine 2004;58:585-594.
  • Riese H, Van Doorrnen LJP, Houtman ILT, De Geus EJC. Job strain and ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and heart rate variability in female nurses. Scand J Work Environ Health 2004;30(6):477-485.
  • Schaufeli WB, Bakker AB. Job demands, job resources, and their relationship with burnout and engagement: A multi-sample study. Journal of Organizational Behavior 2004;25:293-315.
  • Sonnentag, S. & Natter. Flight attendants daily recovery from work: Is there no place like home? International Journal of Stress Management, 2004;11:366-391.
  • Spiegel JM, Labonte R, Ostry AS. Understanding “globalization” as a determinant of health determinants: A critical perspective. Int J Occp Environ Health 2004;10:360-367
  • Tsutsumi A, Kawakami N. A review of empirical studies on the model of effort-reward imbalance at work: reducing occupational stress by implementing a new theory. Social Science & Medicine 2004;59:2335-2359.
  • Vegchel, N. van, Jonge, J. de, Söderfeldt, M., Dormann, C., & Schaufeli, W. (2004). Quantitative versus emotional demands among Swedish human service employees: Moderating effects of job control and social support. International Journal of Stress Management, 11(1), 21-40.

Publications 2003

  • Bakker AB, Demerouti E, Taris T., Schaufeli WB, & Schreurs P. A multi-group analysis of the Job demands-Resources model in four home care organizations. International Journal of Stress Management 2003, 10, 16-38.
  • Bakker AB, Demerouti, E, De Boer E, & Schaufeli WB. Job demands and job resources as predictors of absence duration and frequency. Journal of Vocational Behavior 2003;62:341-356.
  • Bakker AB, Demerouti E, Schaufeli WB. Dual processes at work in a call centre: An application of the Job demands – Resources model. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (special issue) 2003;12:393-417.
  • Bakker AB, Demerouti E, Schaufeli WB. The socially induced burnout model. In SP Shohov (Ed.) Advances in Psychology Research (Vol. 25). New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2003.
  • Belkic, KL. The Occuptional Stress Index: An Approach Derived from Cognitive Ergonomics and Brain Research for Clinical Practice . Cambridge, England, Cambridge International Science Publishing, 2003.
  • Bunker SJ, Colquhoun DM, Esler MD, Hickie IB, Hunt D, Jelinek VM, Oldenburg BF, Peach HG, Ruth D, Tennant CC, Tonkin AM. Stress and coronary heart disease: psychological risk factors. Med J Aust 2003, Mar 17;178(6):272-6. See Abstract
  • De Lange AH, Taris TW, Kompier MAJ, Houtman ILD, Bongers PM. “The very best of the Millennium”: Longitudinal research and the Demand-Control-(Support) model. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2003;8(4):282-305.
  • Demerouti E., Bakker AB., Vardakou I, & Kantas A. The convergent validity of two burnout instruments: A multitrait-multimethod analysis. European Journal of Psychological Assessment 2003;9:12-23.
  • Heuven E. & Bakker AB. Emotional dissonance and burnout among cabin personnel. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology 2003;12:81-100.
  • Houkes I, Janssen PPM, De Jonge J, & Bakker AB. Personality, work characteristics, and employee well-being: A longitudinal analysis of additive and moderating effects. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2003;8:20-38.
  • Houkes I, Janssen PPM, De Jonge J, Bakker AB. Specific relationships between work characteristics and outcome variables: A longitudinal study. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology 2003;76:427-450.
  • Kivimäki M, Virtanen M, Vartia M, Elovainio M, Vahtera J and Keltikangas-Järvinen L. Workplace bullying and the risk of cardiovascular disease and depression. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2003;60:779-783.
  • Kuper H, Marmot M. Job strain, job demands, decision latitude, and risk of coronary heart disease within the Whitehall II study. J Epidemiol Community Health 2003 Feb;57(2):147-53. See Abstract
  • Landsbergis PA. The changing organization of work and the safety and health of working people: A commentary. J Occup Environ Med. 2003;45:61-62. See Abstract
  • Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Pickering TG, Warren K, Schwartz JE. Lower socioeconomic status among men in relation to the association between job strain and blood pressure. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2003;29(3):206-215. See Abstract
  • Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Pickering TG, Warren K, Schwartz JE. Life course exposure to job strain and ambulatory blood pressure among men. American Journal of Epidemiology 2003;107:998-1006. See Abstract
  • Messing K, Elabidi D. (2003) Desegregation and occupational health: How male and female hospital attendants collaborate on work tasks requiring physical effort. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety 1(1): 83-103.
  • Messing, K., Laura Punnett, Meg Bond, Kristina Alexanderson, Jean Pyle, Shelia Zahm, David Wegman, Susan R. Stock, Sylvie de Grosbois. (2003) Be the fairest of them all: challenges and recommendations for the treatment of gender in occupational health research. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 43: 618-629.
  • Van der Hulst, M. Long work hours and health. Scand J Work Environ Health 2003;28(3):171-188.
  • Wolf-Maier et al. Hypertension prevelance and blood pressure levels in 6 European countries, Canada, and the United States. JAMA 2003;289(18):2363-2369.

Publications 2002

  • Amick BC, McDonough P, et al. Relationship between all-cause mortality and cumulative working life course psychosocial and physical exposures in the United States labor market from 1968-1992. Psychosom Medicine 2002;64(3):370-81.
  • Bultman U, Kant IJ, et al. Psychosocial work characteristics as risk factors for the onset of fatigue and psychological distress: prospective results from the Maastricht Cohort Study. Psychological Medicine 2002;32(2):333-45.
  • Cotton, S.J., Dollard, M.F., & Jonge, J. de (2002). Stress and student job design: Satisfaction, well-being, and performance in university students. International Journal of Stress Management, 9(3), 147-162.
  • de Lange A, Taris T, et al. Effects of stable and changing demand-control histories on worker health. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health 2002;28(2):94-108
  • Demerouti, E., Bakker, A.B., Jonge, J. de, Janssen, P.P.M., & Schaufeli, W.B. (2001). Burnout and engagement at work as a function of demands and control. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health, 27(4), 279-286.
  • Kivimaki M, Leino-Arjas P, Luukkonen R, Riihimaki H, Vahtera J, Kirjonen J. Work stress and risk of cardiovascular morbidity: prospective cohort study of industrial employees. BMJ 2002;325:857. See Abstract
  • Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Pickering TG, Schwartz, JE. Validity and reliability of a Work History Questionnaire derived from the Job Content Questionnaire. J Occup Environ Med. 2002;44:1037-1047. See Abstract
  • Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Belkic KL, Baker D, Schwartz JE, Pickering TG. The Workplace and Cardiovascular Disease: Relevance and Potential Role for Occupational Health Psychology. Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology. J Quick and L. Tetrick, eds. Washington DC, American Psychological Association, 2002.
  • Lange, A.H. de, Taris, T.W., Kompier, M.A.J., Houtman, I.L.D., & Bongers, P.M. (2002). The effects of stable and changing demand-control histories on worker health: Results of the longitudinal SMASH study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health, 28(2); 94-108.
  • Lee S, Colditz G, Berkman L, Kawachi I. A prospective study of job strain and coronary heart disease in US women. Int J Epidemiol 2002, Dec;31(6):1147-53; discussion 1154. See Abstract
  • Lewis RJ, Friedlander BR, et al. Reliability and validity of an occupational health history questionnaire. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2002; 44(1):39-47.
  • Nasermoadalli A, Sekine M, Hamanishi S, Kagamimori S. Job strain and sleep quality in Japanese civil servants with special reference to sense of coherence. J Occup Health 2002;44(5):337-342.
  • NIOSH: The changing organization of work and the safety and health of working people. 2002 Link to NIOSH download
  • Peter R, Siegrist J, Hallqvist J, Reuterwall C, Theorell T, and the SHEEP Study Group. Psychosocial work environment and myocardial infaction: Improving risk estimation by combining two complementary job stress models in the SHEEP study. J Epidmiol Community Health 2002;56:0-6.
  • Rugulies, R. Depression as a predictor for coronary heart disease. Am J Prev Med 2002;23(1).
  • Sasvik PO, Nytro K, et al. A process evaluation of individual and organizational occupational stress and health interventions. Work & Stress 2002; 16(1): 37-57.
  • Sjogren-Ronka T, Ojanen TM. Physical and psychosocial prerequisites of functioning in relation to work ability and general subjective well-being among office workers. Scnadinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 2002, 28(3):184-90.
  • Vegchel, N. van, Jonge, J. de, Bakker, A.B., & Schaufeli, W.B. (2002). Testing global and specific indicators of rewards in the Effort-Reward Imbalance Model: Does it make any difference? European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 11(4), 403-421.

Publications 2001

  • Belkic KL, Schnall PL, Landsbergis PA, Schwartz JE, Gerber LM, Baker D, Pickering TG. Hypertension at the workplace – An occult disease? In: Theorell T, ed: Everyday Biological Stress Mechanisms. Adv Psychosom Med. Basel, Karger; 22: 116-138, 2001.
  • Fahrenberg, J. & Myrtek, M. (Eds.) (2001). Progress in Ambulatory Assessment. Seattle, Toronto, Bern, Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber. Internet link
  • Friedman R, Schwartz JE, Schnall PL, Pieper CF, Gerin W, Landsbergis PA, Pickering TG. Psychological variables in hypertension: Relationship to Casual or Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Men. Psychosomatic Medicine; 63(1): 19-31, 2001
  • Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Belkic K, Baker D, Schwartz JE, Pickering TG. Work stress and cardiovascular disease. Work: A Journal of Assessment and Prevention 2001;17:191-208.
  • Mesler R, Capobianco M. Psychosocial factors associated with job stress and diagnosis of high blood pressure in self-employed women versus women in upper levels of management within the corporate context. Stress News; October 2001.
  • Rafferty Y, Friend R, Landsbergis PA. The association between job skill discretion, decision authority and burnout. Work & Stress, 2001;(15)1:73-85.
  • Rau, R., Georgiades, A., Lemne, C., de Faire, U. & Fredrikson, M. Psychosocial work characteristics and perceived control in relation to cardiovascular rewind at night. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; 6, 171-181, 2001. Internet link
  • Schwartz, J. E. (2001). Social inequality, stress, and health. In Blau, J. R. (Ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Sociology. Malden: Blackwell Publishers Inc.
  • Vegchel, N. van, Jonge, J. de, Meijer, T., & Hamers, J.P.H. (2001). Different effort constructs and effort-reward imbalance: Effects on employee well-being in ancillary health care workers. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33(6), 1-9.
  • Veldhoven, M. van, Jonge, J. de, Broersen, S., Kompier, M., & Meijman, T. (2002). Specific relationships between psychosocial job conditions and job-related stress: A three-level analytic approach. Work and Stress, 16(3), 207-228.

Publications 2000

  • Dasinger LK, Krause N, Deegan LJ, Brand RJ, Rudolph L. Physical workplace return to work after compensated low back injury: A disability phase-specific analysis. JOEM 2000, 42(3):323-333.
  • Dollard, M.F., Winefield, H.R., Winefield, A.H. & Jonge, J. de (2000).Psychosocial job strain and productivity in human service workers: A test of the Demand-Control-Support Model. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 73, 4, 501-510.
  • Jonge J. de, Bosma H, Peter R, Siegrist J. Job Strain, effort-reward imbalance and employee well being: A large-scale cross-sectional study. Soc Sci Med 2000, 50(9):1317-1327.
  • Jonge J. de, Reuvers MMEN, Houtman, ILD, Bongers PM, Kompier MAJ. Linear and nonlinear relations between psychosocial job characteristics, subjective outcomes, and sickness absence.: Baseline results from SMASH. J Occ Health Psych 2000, 5(2), 256-268.
  • Jonge, J. de, Dollard, M.F., Dormann, C., Blanc, P.M. Le, & Houtman, I.L.D. (2000). The Demand-Control Model: Specific demands, specific control, and well-defined groups. International Journal of Stress Management, 7, 4, 269-287.
  • Kompier MA, Aust B, van den Berg AM, Siegrist J. Stress prevention in Bus Drivers: Evaluation of 13 natural experiments. JOHP 2000, 5(1):11-31.
  • Mikkelsen A, Saksvik PO, Landsbergis PA. The impact of a participatory organizational intervention on job stress in community health care institutions. Work & Stress 2000;14(2):156-170.
  • LaMontagne A, Keegel T, Vallance D, Ostry A, Wolfe R. Job strain — Attributable depression in a sample of working Australians: Assessing the contribution to health inequalities. BMC Public Health 2008 8(81).
  • Ostry A, Marion S, Green LW, Demers P, Teschke K, Hershler R, Kelly S, Hertzman C. Downsizing and industrial restructuring in relation to changes in psychosocial conditions of work in British Columbia sawmills. Scand J Work Environ Health 2000;26(3):273-278.
  • Schnall PL, Belkic KL, Landsbergis PA, Baker DB, eds: The Workplace and Cardiovascular Disease. Occup Med 2000, 15(1). (table of contents)
  • Steptoe A, Lunwall K, Cropley M. Gender, family structure and cardiovascular activity during the working day and evening. Soc Sci Med, 2000 Feb;50(4):531-539.
  • Van Amelsvoort LGPM, Schouten EG, Maan AC, Swenne CA, Kok FJ. Occupational determinants of heart rate vairability. Int Archives Occ Env Health 2000;73(4):255-262.
  • Vrijkotte TG, van Dooren LJ, de Geus EJ. Effects of work stress of ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and heart rate variability. Hypertension 2000;35(4):880.
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