Journal articles

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.


St Cyr K, Smith PM, Kurdyak P, Cramm H, Aiken AB, Mahar A. A retrospective cohort analysis of mental health-related emergency department visits among veterans and non-veterans residing in Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1177/07067437231223328.
Mustard C, Orchard C, Dobson KG , Carnide N, Smith PM. An observational study of pain severity, cannabis use, and benefit expenditures in work disability. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2024;115(1):157-167. doi:10.17269/s41997-023-00821-1.
Correia I, Meziat-Filho N, Furlan AD, Saragiotto B, Reis FJJ. Are we missing the opioid consumption in low- and middle-income countries?. Scandinavian Journal of Pain. 2024;24(1):. doi:10.1515/sjpain-2023-0086.
Lyne SA, Yip K, Vasiliou VS, Katz DA, Richards P, Tieu J, Black RJ, Bridgewater S, Palmowski A, Beaton DE. Consensus of the definitions of the OMERACT glucocorticoid impact core domain set for people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2024;64:152338. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2023.152338.
Decary S, de Wit M, Naye F, Barton JL, Fraenkel L, Li LC, Brooks P, Stacey D, Maxwell LJ, Campbell W, Hofstetter C, Voshaar M, Meara A, Christensen R, Boonen A, Suarez-Almazor ME, Meade T, March L, Jull JE, Alten R, Morgan EM, Stewart Hazlewood G, Barber CEH, Guillemin F, El-Miedany Y, Mittoo S, Robertson TW, Bartlett SJ, Singh JA, Mannion M, Nasef SI, Boel A, Adebajo A, Arnaud L, Gill TK, Moholt E, Burt J, Jayatilleke A, Hmamouchi I, Berthelsen DB, Blanco FJ, Mather K, Maharaj A, Sharma S, Caso F, Beaton DE. Consensus on the definitions and descriptions of the domains of the OMERACT Core Outcome Set for shared decision making interventions in rheumatology trials. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2024;65:152381. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2024.152381.
Robson LS, Landsman V, Smith PM, Mustard C. Evaluation of the Ontario mandatory working-at-heights training requirement in construction, 2012 - 2019. American Journal of Public Health. 2024;114(1):38-41. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2023.307440.
Martin Ginis KA, Sinden AR, Bonaccio S, Labbe D, Guertin C, Gellatly IR, Koch L, Ben Mortenson W, Routhier F, Basham CA, Jetha A. Experiential aspects of participation in employment and mobility for adults with physical disabilities: testing cross-sectional models of contextual influences and well-being outcomes. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2024;105(2):303-313. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2023.08.004.
Salsi S, Ariano E, Casey J, Loewen M, Engel L. Financial capability interventions used for specific diagnoses related to functional impairment: a scoping review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2024;78(1):7801205060. doi:10.5014/ajot.2024.050254.
Gould WA, Kinitz DJ, Shahidi FV, MacEachen E, Mitchell C, Venturi DC, Ross LE. Improving LGBT labor market outcomes through laws, workplace policies, and support programs: a scoping review. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s13178-023-00918-9.
DeSouza A, Wang D, Wong JJ, Furlan AD, Hogg-Johnson S, Macedo L. Prevalence of unmet rehabilitation needs among Canadians living with long-term conditions or disabilities during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2024;105(2):268-279. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2023.07.010.
Saygin D, DiRenzo D, Raaphorst J, de Groot I, Bingham CO, Lundberg IE, Regardt M, Sarver C, de Visser M, Maxwell LJ, Beaton DE. Responsiveness and meaningful thresholds of PROMIS pain interference, fatigue, and physical function forms in adults with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: report from the OMERACT Myositis Working Group. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2024;64:152339. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2023.152339 .
Barraclough M, Howe A, Soberanis A, Kakvan M, Chattu V, Bani-Fatemi A, Engel L, Vitti M, Nalder E, Goverover Y, Gignac MA. The effects of systematic lupus-related cognitive impairments on activities of daily living and life role participation: a qualitative framework study. ACR Open Rheumatology. 2024;6(1):21-30. doi:10.1002/acr2.11624.
Sears JM, Rundell SD, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S, Franklin GM. Using the Functional Comorbidity Index with administrative workers' compensation data: utility, validity, and caveats. American Journal of Industrial Medicine.. 2024;67(2):99-109. doi:10.1002/ajim.23550 .
Smith PM, Liao Q, Shahidi FV, Biswas A, Robson LS, Landsman V, Mustard C. Variation in occupational exposure risk for COVID-19 workers' compensation claims across pandemic waves in Ontario. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1136/oemed-2023-109243.


Boonen A, Webers C, Butink M, Barten B, Betteridge N, Black DC, Bremander A, Boteva B, Brzezinska O, Chauhan L, Copsey S, Guimaraes V, Gignac MA. 2021 EULAR points to consider to support people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases to participate in healthy and sustainable paid work. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2023;82(1):57-64. doi:10.1136/ard-2022-222678.
Gignac MA, Bowring J, Tonima S, Franche RL, Thompson A, Jetha A, Smith PM, MacDermid JC, Shaw WS, Van Eerd D, Beaton DE, Irvin E, Tompa E, Saunders R. A sensibility assessment of the Job Demands and Accommodation Planning Tool (JDAPT): a tool to help workers with an episodic disability plan workplace support. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2023;33(1):145-159. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10057-4.
Jetha A, Bakhtari H, Rosella LC, Gignac MA, Biswas A, Shahidi FV, Smith BT, Smith MJ, Mustard C, Khan N, Arrandale VH, Loewen PJ, Zuberi D, Dennerlein JT, Bonaccio S, Wu N, Irvin E, Smith PM. Artificial intelligence and the work-health interface: a research agenda for a technologically transforming world of work. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2023;66(10):815-830. doi:10.1002/ajim.23517.
Tayer-Shifman OE, Yuen K, Green R, Kakvan M, Katz P, Bingham KS, Diaz-Martinez JP, Ruttan L, Wither JE, Tartaglia MC, Su J, Bonilla D, Choi MY, Appenzeller S, Barraclough M, Beaton DE, Touma Z. Assessing the utility of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in screening for cognitive impairment in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care & Research. 2023;75(3):569-577. doi:10.1002/acr.24971.
Dobrowolski C, McGinley J, Fazzari M, Su J, Bingham KS, Anderson N, Ruttan L, Beaton DE. Association of mycophenolate and azathioprine use with cognitive function in systemic lupus. Rheumatology. 2023;62(5):1860-1869. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/keac540.
Dobson KG , Mustard C, Carnide N, Furlan AD, Smith PM. Association of persistent pain with the incidence of chronic conditions following a disabling work-related injury. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2023;49(5):330-340. doi:10.5271/sjweh.4096.
Dobrowolski C, Barraclough M, Su J, Tanic M, Bingham K, Ruttan L, Beaton DE. Centrally acting ACE inhibitor (cACEi) and angiotensin receptor blocker (cARB) use and cognitive dysfunction in patients with SLE. Lupus Science & Medicine. 2023;10(2):e000923. doi:10.1136/lupus-2023-000923.