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.


Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bultmann U, McLeod CB. Impact of anxiety and depression disorders on sustained return to work after work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain: a gender stratified cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2021;47(4):296-305. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3951.
Gignac MA, Shahidi FV, Jetha A, Kristman VL, Bowring J, Cameron JI, Tonima S, Ibrahim S. Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on health, financial worries, and perceived organizational support among people living with disabilities in Canada. Disability and Health Journal. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2021.101161.
Van Eerd D, D'Elia T, Ferron EM, Robson LS, Amick B. Implementation of participatory organizational change in long term care to improve safety. Journal of Safety Research. 2021;78:9-18. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2021.05.002.
D'Agostino MA, Beaton DE, Maxwell LJ, Cembalo SM, Hoens AM, Hofstetter C, Zabalan C, Bird P, Christensen R, de Wit M, Doria AS, Maksymowych WP, Oo WM, Ostergaard M, Serban T, Sloan VS, Terslev L, van Rossum MA, Conaghan PG, Boers M. Improving domain definition and outcome instrument selection: lessons learned for OMERACT from imaging. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.08.004.
O'Loughlin RA, Kristman VL, Gilbeau A. Inclusion of Indigenous workers in workplace mental health. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2021;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1108/EDI-07-2020-0176.
He JW, Diaz Martinez JP, Bingham K, Su J, Kakvan M, Tartaglia MC, Ruttan L, Beaton DE, Wither J. Insight into intraindividual variability across neuropsychological tests and its association with cognitive dysfunction in patients with lupus. Lupus Science & Medicine. 2021;8(1):e000511. doi:10.1136/lupus-2021-000511.
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. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1177/15248399211028154.
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.
Shahidi FV, Smith PM, Oudyk J, Gignac MA. Longitudinal reciprocal relationships between the psychosocial work environment and burnout. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002396.
Yuen K, Green R, Bingham K, Ruttan L, Lee-Kim V, Tartaglia MC, Anderson M, Zandy M, Choi MY, Fritzler MJ, Wither JE, Beaton DE, Katz P, Touma Z. Metrics and definitions used in the assessment of cognitive impairment in systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(4):819-830. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.05.018.
Yu H, Cote P, Wong JJ, Shearer HM, Mior S, Cancelliere C, Randhawa K, Ameis A, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Varatharajan S, Sutton D, Southerst D, Jacobs C, Stupar M, Taylor-Vaisey A, Gross DP, Brison RJ, Paulden M, Ammendolia C. Noninvasive management of soft tissue disorders of the shoulder: a clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) collaboration. European Journal of Pain. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1002/ejp.1788.
Van Eerd D, Irvin E, Harbin S, Mahood Q, Tiong M. Occupational exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder: a rapid review. Work. 2021;68(3):721-731. doi:10.3233/WOR-203406.
Quinn TD, Yorio PL, Smith PM, Seo Y, Whitfield GP, Gibbs BB. Occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease in the United States. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106948.
Nielsen SM, Boers M, de Wit M, Shea B, Van Der Windt DA, Reeves BC, Beaton DE, Toupin April K. OMERACT consensus-based operational definition of contextual factors in rheumatology clinical trials: a mixed methods study. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(3):601-606. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.03.013.
Van Eerd D, Bowring J, Jetha A, Breslin FC, Gignac MA. Online resources supporting workers with chronic episodic disabilities: an environmental scan. International Journal of Workplace Health Management. 2021;14(2):129-148. doi:10.1108/IJWHM-08-2020-0137.
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. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003178.
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;63(4):270-284. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002087.
Roofeh D, Barratt SL, Wells AU, Kawano-Dourado L, Tashkin D, Strand V, Seibold J, Proudman S, Brown KK, Dellaripa PF, Doyle T, Leonard T, Matteson EL, Oddis CV, Solomon JJ, Sparks JA, Vassallo R, Maxwell L, Beaton DE. Outcome measurement instrument selection for lung physiology in systemic sclerosis associated interstitial lung disease: a systematic review using the OMERACT filter 2.1 process. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.08.001.