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.


Somani R, Muntaner C, Smith PM, Hillan EM, Velonis AJ. Increased workplace bullying against nurses during COVID-19: a health and safety issue. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 2022;12(9):47-53. doi:10.5430/jnep.v12n9p47.
Shahidi FV, Smith PM, Oudyk J, Gignac MA. Longitudinal reciprocal relationships between the psychosocial work environment and burnout. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2022;64(3):226-235. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002396.
Beliveau PJ, Johnston H, Van Eerd D, Fischer SL. Musculoskeletal disorder risk assessment tool use: a Canadian perspective. Applied Ergonomics. 2022;102:103740. doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2022.103740.
Ammendolia C, Hofkirchner C, Plener J, Bussières A, Schneider MJ, Young JJ, Furlan AD. Non-operative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication: an updated systematic review. BMJ Open. 2022;12(1):e057724. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057724.
Mofidi A, Tompa E, Kalcevich C, McLeod CB, Lebeau M, Song C, Kim J, Demers PA. Occupational exposure to wood dust and the burden of nasopharynx and sinonasal cancer in Canada. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022;19(3):1144. doi:10.3390/ijerph19031144.
Lau J, Mazzotta P, Whelan C, Abdelaal M, Clarke H, Furlan AD, Smith A, Husain A, Fainsinger R, Hui D, Sunderji N, Zimmermann C. Opioid safety recommendations in adult palliative medicine: a North American Delphi expert consensus. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. 2022;12(1):81-90. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003178.
Gallagher E, Alvarez E, Jin L, Guenter D, Hatcher L, Furlan AD. Patient contracts for chronic medical conditions: scoping review. Canadian Family Physician. 2022;68(5):e169-e177. doi:10.46747/cfp.6805e169.
Sale JEM, Gignac MA, Frankel L, Thielke S, Bogoch E, Elliot-Gibson V, Hawker G, Funnell L. Perspectives of patients with depression and chronic pain about bone health after a fragility fracture: a qualitative study. Health Expectations. 2022;25(1):177-190. doi:10.1111/hex.13361.
Lynaes C, Lynaes M, Simon LS, Tugwell P, D'Agostino MA, Strand V, Juhl CB, Nielsen SM, De Witt M, Beaton D. Physicians' vs patients' global assessments of disease activity in rheumatology and musculoskeletal trials: a meta-research project with focus on reasons for discrepancies. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2022;56:152074. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2022.152074.
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bultmann U, McLeod CB. Pre-existing anxiety and depression disorders and return to work after musculoskeletal strain or sprain: a phased-based approach. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10047-6.
Pinto AD, Hapsari AP, Ho J, Meaney C, Avery L, Hassen N, Jetha A, Lay AM, Rotondi M, Zuberi D. Precarious work among personal support workers in the Greater Toronto Area: a respondent-driven sampling study. CMAJ Open. 2022;10(2):E527-E538. doi:10.9778/cmajo.20210338.
Furlan AD, Harbin S, Vieira FF, Irvin E, Severin CN, Nowrouzi-Kia B, Tiong M, Adisesh A. Primary care physicians' learning needs in returning ill or injured workers to work. A scoping review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10043-w.
Ross LE, Kinitz DJ, Kia H. Pronouns are a public health issue. American Journal of Public Health. 2022;112(3):360-362. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2021.306678.
Gewurtz RE, Harlos K, Tompa E, Oldfield M, Lysaght R, Moll S, Kirsh B, Sultan-Taieb H, Cook K, Rueda S. Retaining and supporting employees with mental illness through inclusive organizations: lessons from five Canadian case studies. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2022;41(3):435-453. doi:10.1108/EDI-06-2020-0174.
Sharpe K, Afshar T, St-Hilaire F, McLeod CB. Return-to-work after work-related injury in the construction sector: a scoping review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10028-9.
Banta-Green CJ, Owens MD, Williams JR, Sears JM, Floyd AS, Williams-Gilbert W, Kingston S. The community-based medication-first program for opioid use disorder: a hybrid implementation study protocol of a rapid access to buprenorphine program in Washington State. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2022;17(1):34. doi:10.1186/s13722-022-00315-4.
Smith PM, Oudyk J, Cedillo L, Inouye K, Potter G, Mustard C. The psychosocial work environment among educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Occupational Medicine. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqac050.
Padkapayeva K, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Mustard C, Glazier RH, Smith PM. The relationship between overqualification and incident diabetes: a 14-year follow-up study. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2022;84(6):719-726. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000001087.
Morassaei S, Irvin E, Smith PM, Wilson K, Ghahari S. The role of immigrant admission classes on the health and well-being of immigrants and refugees in Canada: a scoping review. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health. 2022;24(4):1045-1060. doi:10.1007/s10903-022-01352-6.
Maxwell J, Friedland J, Kirsh B, Beaton DE. The value filter: a novel framework for psychosocial adjustment to traumatic upper extremity amputation. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;32(1):87-95. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-09976-5.
Hapsari AP, Ho JW, Meaney C, Avery L, Hassen N, Jetha A, Lay AM, Rotondi M, Zuberi D, Pinto A. The working conditions for personal support workers in the Greater Toronto Area during the COVID-19 pandemic: a mixed-methods study. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.17269/s41997-022-00643-7.