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.


Irvin E, Tompa E, Johnston H, Padkapayeva K, Mahood Q, Samosh D. Financial incentives to promote employment of persons with disabilities: a scoping review of when and how they work best. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2023;45(21):3595-3609. doi:10.1080/09638288.2022.2133178.
Di Giuseppe G, Pagalan L, Jetha A, Pechlivanoglou P, Pole JD. Financial toxicity among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: a systematic review of educational attainment, employment, and income. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 2023;183:103914. doi:10.1016/j.critrevonc.2023.103914.
Fisher SL, Bonaccio S, Jetha A, Winkler M, Birch GE, Gignac MA. Guidelines for conducting partnered research in applied psychology: an illustration from disability research in employment contexts. Applied Psychology. 2023;72(4):1367-1391. doi:10.1111/apps.12438.
Jetha A, Tucker L, Shahidi FV, Backman C, Kristman VL, Hazel EM, Perlin L, Proulx L, Chen C, Gignac MA. How does job insecurity and workplace activity limitations relate to rheumatic disease symptom trajectories in young adulthood? A longitudinal study. Arthritis Care & Research. 2023;75(1):14-21. doi:10.1002/acr.24982.
Biswas A, Chen C, Dobson KG , Prince SA, Shahidi FV, Smith PM, Fuller D. Identifying the sociodemographic and work-related factors related to workers' daily physical activity using a decision tree approach. BMC Public Health. 2023;23(1):1853. doi:10.1186/s12889-023-16747-9.
Salazar AP, Bottari C, Lecours S, McDonald M, Gignac MA, Swaine B. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on community-based brain injury associations across Canada: a cross-sectional survey study. Frontiers in Public Health. 2023;11:1166106. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2023.1166106.
Barraclough ML, Diaz-Martinez JP, Knight A, Bingham K, Su J, Kakvan M, Grajales CM, Tartaglia MC, Ruttan L, Wither J, Choi MY, Bonilla D, Anderson N, Appenzeller S, Parker B, Katz P, Beaton DE. In-person versus virtual administration of the American College of Radiology gold standard cognitive battery in systemic lupus erythematosus: are they interchangeable?. Lupus. 2023;32(6):737-745. doi:10.1177/09612033231168477.
Louie P, Wu C, Shahidi FV, Siddiqi A. Inflation hardship, gender, and mental health. SSM - Population Health. 2023;23:101452. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2023.101452.
Portt AE, Orchard C, Chen H, Ge E, Lay C, Smith PM. Migraine and air pollution: a systematic review. Headache. 2023;63(9):1203-1219. doi:10.1111/head.14632.
Buchman DZ, Lo S, Ding P, Dosani N, Fazelzad R, Furlan AD, Isenberg SR, Spithoff S, Tedesco A, Zimmermann C, Lau J. Palliative care for people who use drugs during communicable disease epidemics and pandemics: a scoping review on access, policies, and programs and guidelines. Palliative Medicine. 2023;37(4):426-443. doi:10.1177/02692163221143153.
O'Connor AW, Wong ES, Nelson KM, Sears JM, Helfrich CD. Patient enrollment growth and burnout in primary care at the veterans health administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2023;38(7):1689-1696. doi:10.1007/s11606-023-08034-5.
Cashin AG, Wand BM, O'Connell NE, Lee H, Rizzo RR, Bagg MK, O’Hagan E, Maher CG, Furlan AD. Pharmacological treatments for low back pain in adults: an overview of Cochrane Reviews. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2023;4(4):CD013815. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013815.pub2.
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. 2023;33(1):83-92. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10047-6.
Hammond A, Tennant A, Ching A, Parker J, Prior Y, Gignac MA. Psychometric testing of the British English Workplace Activity Limitations Scale in four rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions. Rheumatology Advances in Practice. 2023;7(1):rkad028. doi:10.1093/rap/rkad028.
Jetha A, Navaratnerajah L, Shahidi FV, Carnide N, Biswas A, Yanar B, Siddiqi A. Racial and ethnic inequities in the return-to-work of workers experiencing injury or illness: a systematic review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2023;33(3):432-449. doi:10.1007/s10926-023-10119-1.
Jetha A, Shahidi FV. Racism: a neglected piece of the work disability management puzzle. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2023;33(3):415-417. doi:10.1007/s10926-023-10133-3.
Sandhu HK, Booth K, Furlan AD, Shaw J, Carnes D, Taylor SJC, Abraham C. Reducing opioid use for chronic pain with a group-based intervention: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2023;329(20):1745-1756 . doi:10.1001/jama.2023.6454.
Van Eerd D, Le Pouésard M, Yanar B, Irvin E, Gignac MA, Jetha A, Morose T, Tompa E. Return-to-work experiences in Ontario policing: injured but not broken. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2023;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10926-023-10135-1.
Engel L, Rampling T, Brautigan EJ, Bazin T, Dilts K, Williams T, Dyck TM, Jack EM, Colquhoun H. Review and consultations of Canadian financial education programs for individuals with disabilities. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2023;90(3):257-268. doi:10.1177/00084174221129947.