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.


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. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1111/apps.12438.
Dobson KG , Mustard C, Carnide N, Furlan AD, Smith PM. Impact of persistent pain symptoms on work absence, health status and employment 18 months following disabling work-related injury or illness. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2022;79(10):697-705. doi:10.1136/oemed-2022-108383.
Amberson T, Graves JM, Sears JM. Implementing the Total Worker Health program in a shared governance context. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2022;48(4):342-347 . doi:10.1016/j.jen.2022.05.004.
Buchan SA, Smith PM, Warren C, Murti M, Mustard C, Kim JH, Menon S, Brown KA, Van Ingen T, Smith BT. Incidence of outbreak-associated COVID-19 cases by industry in Ontario, Canada, 1 April 2020-31 March 2021. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2022;79(6):403-411. doi:10.1136/oemed-2021-107879.
O'Loughlin RA, Kristman VL, Gilbeau A. Inclusion of Indigenous workers in workplace mental health. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2022;41(3):340-351. doi:10.1108/EDI-07-2020-0176.
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.
Biswas A, Begum M, Van Eerd D, Johnston H, Smith PM, Gignac MA. Integrating safety and health promotion in workplaces: a scoping review of facilitators, barriers, and recommendations. Health Promotion Practice. 2022;23(6):984-998. doi:10.1177/15248399211028154.
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.
Murphy L, Leblanc K, Badr S, Ching E, Mao L, Steenhof N, Steenhof N, Hamandi B, Rubin B, Seto A, Furlan AD. Opioid utilization and management in the setting of stewardship during inpatient rehab care. Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety. 2022;14:161-170. doi:10.2147/DHPS.S360832.
Dobson KG , Vigod SN, Mustard C, Smith PM. Parallel latent trajectories of mental health and personal earnings among 16- to 20 year-old US labor force participants: a 20-year longitudinal study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s00127-022-02398-5.
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.
Smith PM, Oudyk J, Cedillo L, Inouye K, Potter G, Mustard C. Perceived adequacy of infection control practices and symptoms of anxiety among in-person elementary school educators in Ontario. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2022;64(11):e763-e768. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002693.
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 DE. 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.