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.
Smith PM, Oudyk J, Potter G, Mustard C. Labour market attachment, workplace infection control procedures and mental health: a cross-sectional survey of Canadian non-healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2021;65(3):266-276. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxaa119.
Dobson K, Vigod SN, Mustard C, Smith PM. Major depressive episodes and employment earnings trajectories over the following decade among working-aged Canadian men and women. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021;285:37-46. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.02.019.
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;25(8):1644-1667. 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;78(10):724-30. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106948.
Biswas A. Occupational physical activity as a target for obesity prevention: a lack of effect or a lack of evidence?. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;78(3):145-146. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-107266.
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.
Mawani FN, O'Campo P, Smith PM. Opportunity costs: underemployment and mental health inequities between immigrant and Canadian-born labour force participants: a cross-sectional study. Journal of International Migration and Integration. 2021;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s12134-021-00896-0.
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;51(6):1331-1341. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.08.001.
Buchman DZ, Ding P, Lo S, Dosani N, Fazelzad R, Furlan AD, Isenberg SR, Spithoff S, Tedesco A, Zimmermann C, Lau J. Palliative care for people who use substances during communicable disease epidemics and pandemics: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open. 2021;11(10):e053124. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053124.
Carnide N, Lee H, Frone MR, Furlan AD, Smith PM. Patterns and correlates of workplace and non-workplace cannabis use among Canadian workers before the legalization of non-medical cannabis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2021;218:108386. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108386.
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bultmann U, McLeod CB. Prevalence and risk factors for anxiety and depression disorders in workers with work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain in British Columbia, Canada: a comparison of men and women using administrative health data. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106661.
Nolet PS, Yu H, Cote P, Meyer AL, Kristman VL, Sutton D, Murnaghan K, Lemeunier N. Reliability and validity of manual palpation for the assessment of patients with low back pain: a systematic and critical review. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 2021;29(1):33. doi:10.1186/s12998-021-00384-3.
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. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1108/EDI-06-2020-0174.
Premji S, Begum M, Medley A, MacEachen E, Cote D, Saunders R. Return-to-work in a language barrier context: comparing Quebec's and Ontario's workers' compensation policies and practices. Perspectives interdisciplinaires sur le travail et la santé. 2021;23(1):1-22. doi:10.4000/pistes.7144.
Jetha A, Tucker L, Backman C, Kristman VL, Bowring J, Hazel EM, Perlin L, Proulx L, Chen C, Gignac MA. Rheumatic disease disclosure at the early career phase and its impact on the relationship between workplace supports and presenteeism. Arthritis Care & Research. 2021;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1002/acr.24620.
Perri M, McColl MA, Khan A, Jetha A. Scanning and synthesizing Canadian policies that address the school-to-work transition of youth and young adults with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal. 2021;14(4):101122. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2021.101122.
Biswas A, Harbin S, Irvin E, Johnston H, Begum M, Tiong M, Apedaile D, Koehoorn M, Smith PM. Sex and gender differences in occupational hazard exposures: a scoping review of the recent literature. Current Environmental Health Reports. 2021;8(4):267-280. doi:10.1007/s40572-021-00330-8.
Fan J, Sim M, Lilley R, Wong IS, Smith PM. Sleep disturbances and disability following work-related injury and illness: examining longitudinal relationships across three follow-up waves. Journal of Sleep Research. 2021;30(3):e13124. doi:10.1111/jsr.13124.
Blair A, Parnia A, Shahidi FV, Siddiqi A. Social inequalities in protective behaviour uptake at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic: results from a national survey. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2021;112(5):818-830. doi:10.17269/s41997-021-00553-0.
Van Eerd D, Cullen KL, Irvin E, Le Pouésard M, Gignac MA. Support for depression in the workplace: perspectives of employees, managers, and OHS personnel. Occupational Health Science. 2021;5(3):307-43. doi:10.1007/s41542-021-00090-9.
Orchard C, Carnide N, Smith PM, Mustard C. The association between case manager interactions and serious mental illness following a physical workplace injury or illness: a cross-sectional analysis of workers' compensation claimants Ontario. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;31(4):895-902. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-09974-7.