This database lists peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters that include an Institute for Work & Health (IWH) scientist or researcher (past or present) as an author. Clicking any title will allow you to view a detailed citation and, if available, an abstract. For journal articles by IWH and non-IWH researchers in the areas of occupational health and safety, return to work, workers' compensation, public health and others within the IWH mandate, see our Research Alerts.
Van Eerd D, Moser C, Saunders R. A research impact model for work and health. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(1):3-12. doi:10.1002/ajim.23201.
Shahidi FV, Gignac MA, Oudyk J, Smith PM. Assessing the psychosocial work environment in relation to mental health: a comprehensive approach. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxaa130.
Free B, Williams B, Situ X, Landsman V, Kim J, Moroz A, Bang H, Park J J. Blinding, sham, and treatment effects in randomized controlled trials for back pain in 2000-2019: a review and meta-analytic approach. Clinical Trials. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1177/1740774520984870.
Minh A, Bultmann U, Rejineveld SA, Van Zon SKR, McLeod CB. Childhood socioeconomic status and depressive symptom trajectories in the transition to adulthood in the United States and Canada. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2021;68(1):161-168. doi:https://doi.org/50812.
Jetha A, Theis KA, Boring MA, Murphy LB, Guglielmo D. Depressive symptoms and the arthritis‐employment interface. A population‐level study. Arthritis Care and Research. 2021;73(1):65-77. doi:10.1002/acr.24381 .
Jetha A, Gignac MA, Ibrahim S, Martin Ginis KA. Disability and sex/gender intersections in unmet workplace support needs: findings from a large Canadian survey of workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(2):149-161. doi:10.1002/ajim.23203.
Gignac MA, Jetha A, Martin Ginis KA, Ibrahim S. Does it matter what your reasons are when deciding to disclose (or not disclose) a disability at work? The association of workers' approach and avoidance goals with perceived positive and negative workplace outcomes. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09956-1.
Tompa E, Mofidi A, van den Heuvel S, van Bree T, Michaelsen F, Jung Y, Porsch L, van Emmerik M. Economic burden of work injuries and diseases: a framework and application in five European Union countries. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):49. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-10050-7.
Sears JM, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S. Estimating time to reinjury among Washington State injured workers by degree of permanent impairment: using state wage data to adjust for time at risk. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(1):13-25. doi:10.1002/ajim.23200.
Jetha A, Le Pouésard M, Mustard C, Backman C, Gignac MA. Getting the message right: evidence-based insights to improve organizational return-to-work communication practices. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-09961-y.
Gilbert-Ouimet M, Glazier RH, Brisson C, Mustard C, Smith PM. Job strain, overweight, and diabetes: a 13-year prospective study among 12,896 men and women in Ontario. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2021;83(2):187-195. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000898.
Dobson KG , Vigod SN, Mustard C, Smith PM. Major depressive episodes and employment earnings trajectories over the following decade among working-aged Canadian men and women. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021;285:37-46. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.02.019.
Quinn MM, Harper A, Rydz E, Smith PM, Koehoorn M W, Peters CE. Men and women at work in Canada, 1991-2016. Labour & Industry. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/10301763.2021.1872841.
Biswas A. Occupational physical activity as a target for obesity prevention: a lack of effect or a lack of evidence?. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-107266.
Biswas A, Begum M, Van Eerd D, Smith PM, Gignac MA. Organizational perspectives on how to successfully integrate health promotion activities into occupational health and safety. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002087.
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bultmann U, McLeod CB. Prevalence and risk factors for anxiety and depression disorders in workers with work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain in British Columbia, Canada: a comparison of men and women using administrative health data. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106661.
Nielsen SM, Uggen Rasmussen M, Boers M, Van Der Windt DA, de Wit M, Woodworth G, Flurey A, Beaton DE, Shea B, Escorpizo R, Furst DE, Smolen JS, Toupin-April K, Boonen A, Voshaar M, Ellingsen T, Wells GA, Reeves BC, March L, Tugwell P, Christensen R. Towards consensus in defining and handling contextual factors within rheumatology trials: an initial qualitative study from an OMERACT working group. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2021;80(2):242-249. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217895.
Pinsker EB, Sale JEM, Gignac MA, Daniels TR, Beaton DE. "I don't have to think about watching the ground": a qualitative study exploring the concept of vigilance as an important outcome for ankle reconstruction. Arthritis Care and Research. 2020;72(10):1367-1373. doi:10.1002/acr.24039.
LaMontagne AD, Martin AJ, Page KM, Papas A, Reavley NJ, Noblet AJ, Milner AJ, Keegel T, Allisey A, Witt K, Smith PM. A cluster RCT to improve workplace mental health in a policing context: findings of a mixed-methods implementation evaluation. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2020;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1002/ajim.23217.
Kokorelias KM, Gignac MA, Naglie G, Rittenberg N, MacKenzie J, D'Souza S, Cameron JI. A grounded theory study to identify caregiving phases and support needs across the Alzheimer's disease trajectory. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2020;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/09638288.2020.1788655.
Newman K, DeForge R, Van Eerd D, Mok YW, Cornelissen E. A mixed methods examination of knowledge brokers and their use of theoretical frameworks and evaluative practices. Health Research Policy and Systems. 2020;18:1. doi:10.1186/s12961-020-0545-8. In: , editors. 34.
Mofidi A, Tompa E, Mortazavi SB, Esfahanipour A, Demers P. A probabilistic approach for economic evaluation of occupational health and safety interventions: a case study of silica exposure reduction interventions in the construction sector. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):210. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-8307-7.
Biswas A, Smith PM, Gignac MA. Access to showers and change rooms at work associated with active commuting among older workers: findings from a national population survey. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2020;39(2):214-220. doi:10.1177/0733464818755313.
Mu J, Furlan AD, Lam WY, Hsu MY, Ning Z, Lao L. Acupuncture for chronic nonspecific low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020;12:CD013814. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013814.
Saunders R, Cardoso S, Le Pouésard M, Breslin FC, Myers K, Collins T. Addressing essential skills gaps among participants in an OHS training program: a pilot study. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety. 2020;18(2):169-185. doi:10.1080/14773996.2020.1786995.