2015

Original articles

  • Björkenstam E, Alexanderson K, Narusyte J, Kjeldgård L, Ropponen A, Svedberg P. Childbirth, hospitalization, and sickness absence: a study of female twins. BMJ Open. Accepted 2014.
  • Björkenstam C, Alexanderson K, Wiberg M, Hillert J, Tinghög P. Heterogeneity of sickness absence and disability pension trajectories among individuals with MS. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 2015.1:1-11. DOI: 10.1177/2055217315595638
  • Björkenstam E, Björkenstam C, Holm H, Gerdin B, Ekselius L. Excess cause-specific mortality in in-patient-treated individuals with personality disorder: 25-year nationwide population-based study. The British Journal of Psychiatry 2015. Epublished online 9 July. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.149583
  • Blom, V., Sverke, M., Bodin, L., Bergström, G., Lindfors, P. & Svedberg, P. (2014) Work–home interference and burnout in Swedish women and men: The importance of genetics and family environment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. (In press)
  • Bodin Danielsson C, Bodin L, Wulff C, Theorell T (2014) The Office Environment’s Impact on Workplace Conflicts  –  A Gender perspective. Journal of Environmental Psychology. Accepted for publication.
  • Bränström R, Hatzenbuehler ML, Pachankis JE. Sexual orientation disparities in physical health: Age and gender effects in a population-based study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2015. Published online 23 August. DOI:10.1007/s00127-015-1116-0
  • Bränström R, Peterssson L-M, Saboonchi F, Wennman-Larsen A, Alexanderson K. Physical activity following a breast cancer diagnosis: Implications for self-rated health and cancer-related symptoms. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 2015. Epublished ahead of print 4 June. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejon.2015.04.008
  • De Cuyper, N., De Witte, H., Sverke, M., Hellgren, J., & Näswall, K. (in press). Felt job insecurity and union membership: The case of temporary workers. Drustvena Istrazivanja: Journal for General Social Issues.
  • Di Thiene D, Alexanderson K, Tinghög P, La Torre G, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. Suicide among first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: association with labour market marginalisation and morbidity. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 2015;69:(5)467-73.
  • Dorner T, Alexanderson K, Svedberg P, Ropponen A, Stein K, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. Sickness absence due to back pain or depressive episode and the risk of all-cause and diagnosis-specific disability pension; a Swedish cohort study of 4,823,069 individuals. European Journal of Pain. Accepted 2015.
  • Dorner T, Alexanderson K, Svedberg P, Tinghög P, Ropponen A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. Synergistic effect between back pain and common mental disorders and the risk of future disability pension – A nationwide study from Sweden. Psychological Medicine. Accepted 2015
  • Eib, C., Bernhard-Oettel, C., Näswall, K., & Sverke, M. (in press). The interaction between organizational justice and job characteristics: Associations with work attitudes and employee health cross-sectionally and over time. Economic and Industrial Democracy.
  • Eley T, McAdams T, Rijsdijk F, Lichtenstein P, Narusyte J, Reiss D, Spotts E, Ganiban J, Neiderhiser J. The intergenerational transmission of anxiety: A children-of-twins study. American Journal of Psychiatry 2015. Epublished ahead of print. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2015.14070818
  • Ervasti J, Virtanen M, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Tinghög P, Lallukka T, Kjeldgård L, Pentti J, Alexanderson K. Work disability before and after the diagnosis of diabetes: A nationwide population-based register study in Sweden. American Journal of Public Health 2015; 105(6):22-29.
  • Folkesson, L., Riva, R., Östberg, V., & Lindfors, P. (2014) Single and aggregate salivary cortisol measures during two school days in midadolescent girls and boys. PsyCh Journal. (In press)
  • Gonäs L, Tyrkkö A. Changing structures and women´s role as labor force. Nordic journal of working life studies 2015; 5(2):89-108.
  • Gustafsson K, Marklund S, Aronsson G, Wikman A, Floderus B. Interaction effects of social isolation and peripheral work position on risk of disability pension: A prospective study of Swedish women and men. Plos One, 2015. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0130361
  • Halava H, Westerlund H, Korhonen M, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Kjeldgård L, Alexanderson K, Vahtera J. Influence of retirement on adherence to statins in the Insurance Medicine All-Sweden total population data base. Plos One, 2015:10(6) e0130901. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130901.
  • Hedman E, Andersson E, Lekander M, Ljotsson B (2015) Predictors in internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy and behavioral stress management for severe health anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 64:49-55. P-3221
  • Hedman E, Axelsson E, Görling A, Ritzman C, Ronnheden M, El Alaoui S, Andersson E, Lekander M, Ljótsson B (2014) Exposure based cognitive behaviour therapy and behavioural stress management delivered via the internet for severe health anxiety: randomised controlled trial. Br J Psychiatry (In Press)
  • Johansson G, Gustafsson K, Marklund S. The association between adjustment latitude and sickness presence –a panel study of Swedish employees. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health. Accepted 2014.
  • Kedzia S, Kunz R, Zeller A, Rosemann T, Frey P, Sommer J, Herzig L, Alexanderson K, de Boer W. Sickness certification in primary care: A survey on views and practices among Swiss physicians. Swiss Medical Weekly. Accepted 2015
  • Kivimaeki M, Virtanen M, Kawachi I, Nyberg ST, Alfredsson L, Batty GD, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Brunner EJ, Burr H, Dragano N, Ferrie JE, Fransson EI, Hamer M, Heikkilae K, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Madsen IE, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti J, Rugulies R, Salo P, Siegrist J, Steptoe A, Suominen S, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Westerholm PJ, Westerlund H, Singh-Manoux A, Jokela M (2015) Long working hours, socioeconomic status, and the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data from 222 120 individuals. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology. S2213-8587(14)70178-0. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 3(1):27-34 P-3172
  • Lasselin J, Rehman J, Akerstedt T, Lekander M, Axelsson J (2014) Effect of long-term sleep restriction and subsequent recovery sleep on the diurnal rhythms of white blood cell subpopulations. Brain, Behavior and Immunity. E-pub ahead of print. P-3222
  • Ljungquist T, Hinas E, Nilsson G, Gustavsson C, Arrelöv B, Alexanderson K. Problems with sickness certification tasks: experiences from physicians in different clinical settings. A cross-sectional nation-wide study in Sweden. BMC Health Services Research 2015; 15:321. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-015-0937-6
  • Marklund S, Aronsson G, Johansen V, Solheim LJ. Previous sickness presence among long-term sick-listed in Norway and Sweden: A retrospective study of prevalence and self-reported reasons. International Journal of Social Welfare 2015. Epublished ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/ijsw.12143
  • Marklund S, Aronsson G, Johansen V, Solheim LJ. Previous sickness presence among long-term sick-listed in Norway and Sweden: A retrospective study of prevalence and self-reported reasons. International Journal of Social Welfare 2015. Epublished ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/ijsw.12143
  • Mather L, Bergström G, Blom V, Svedberg P. High job demands, job strain and iso-strain are risk factors for sick leave due to mental disorders: a prospective Swedish twin study with a five year follow-up. JOEM 2015; 57(8):858-865.
  • Olsson D, Alexanderson K, Bottai M. Sickness absence and the time-varying excess risk of premature death; a Swedish population-based prospective cohort study. JECH, 2015;0:1–6. doi:10.1136/jech-2015-205886
  • Olsson D, Alexanderson K, Bottai M. What positive encounters with healthcare and social insurance staff promotes ability to return to work of long-term sickness absentees? Scand J of Public Health. Accepted 2015.
  • Saboonchi F, Petersson LM, Wennman-Larsen A, Alexanderson K, Vaez M. Trajectories of anxiety among women with breast cancer: A proxy for adjustment from acute to transitional survivorship. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 2015. Epublished ahead of print 28 August. DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2015.1082165
  • Stengård, J., Bernhard-Oettel, C., Näswall, K., Ishäll, L., & Berntson, E. (in press). Understanding the determinants of well-being and organizational attitudes during a plant closure: A Swedish case study. Economic and Industrial Democracy.
  • Stenholm S, Vahtera J, Kjeldgård L, Kivimäki M, Alexanderson K. Length of sick-leave as a risk marker of hip fracture: a nation-wide cohort study from Sweden. Osteoporosis International 2015; 33(3):943-949.
  • Taloyan M, Kecklund G, Thörn L, Kjeldgård L, Westerlund H, Svedberg P, Alexanderson K. Sickness presence in the Swedish Police in 2007 and in 2010: associations with demographic factors, job characteristics, and health. Work. Accepted 2015.
  • Toivanen, S., Mellner, C., & Vinberg, S. (in press). Self-employed persons in Sweden – Mortality differentials by industrial sector and enterprise legal form: A five-year follow-up study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine.
  • Tucker, P., Bejerot, E., Kecklund, G., Aronsson, G., & Åkerstedt, T. (in press) The impact of work time control on physicians’ sleep and well-being. Applied Ergonomics.
  • Van der Star A, Bränström R. Acceptance of sexual minorities, discrimination, social capital and health and well-being: A cross-European study among members of same-sex and opposite-sex couples. BMC Public Health 2015; 15:812. DOI:10.1186/s12889-015-2148-9
  • Virtanen M, Ervasti J, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Tinghög P, Lallukka T, Kjeldgård L, Pentti J, Alexanderson K. Trends of diagnosis-specific work disability after newly diagnosed diabetes: A four-year nationwide prospective cohort study. Diabetes Care 2015. Epublished ahead of print 6 August. DOI:10.2337/dc15-0247
  • Virtanen M, Jokela M, Nyberg ST, Madsen IEH, Lallukka T, Ahola K, Alfredsson L, Batty GD, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Casini A, Clays E, de Bacquer D, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Fransson EI, Hamer M, Heikkilae K, Joeckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Ladwig KH, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti J, Rugulies R, Salo P, Schupp J, Siegrist J, Singh-Manoux A, Steptoe A, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Wagner GG, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, & Kivimaeki M. Long working hours and alcohol use: systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies and unpublished individual participant data. BMJ, accepted for publication 2014 Nov 17.
  • von Knorring M, Alexanderson K, Eliasson M. To explore how healthcare managers construct the manager role in relation to the medical profession in their organisations. Journal of Health Organization and Management. Accepted 2014.
  • von Thiele Schwarz, U., Hasson, H., & Lindfors, P. (in press). Applying a fidelity framework to understand adaptations in an occupational health intervention. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation.
  • von Thiele Schwarz, U., & Lindfors, P. (in press). Improved fitness after a workbased physical exercise program. International Journal of Workplace Health Management.
  • Wang M, Alexanderson K, Runeson B, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. Sick-leave measures, socio-demographic factors and health care as risk indicators for suicidal behavior in patients with depressive disorders – a nationwide prospective cohort study in Sweden. Journal of Affective Disorders 2015:173;201-10.
  • Wang M, Björkenstam C, Alexanderson K, Runeson B, Tinghög P, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. Trajectories of work-related functional impairment prior to suicide. Plos One. Accepted 2015.
  • Westerlund A, Lagerros YT, Kecklund G, Axelsson J, Akerstedt T (2014) Relationships between questionnaire ratings of sleep quality and polysomnography in healthy adults. Behavioral Sleep Medicine. E-pub ahead of print. P-3169
  • Wiberg M, Friberg E, Stenbeck M, Alexanderson K, Norlund A, Hillert J, Tinghög P. Sources and level of income among individuals with multiple sclerosis compared to the general population: A nationwide population-based study. Multiple Sclerosis Journal 2015. Epublished ahead of print 19 February. DOI: 10.1177/ 1352458515570767
  • Wilcox H, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Kjeldgård L, Alexanderson K, Runeson B. Functional impairment due to bereavement after the death of adolescent or young adult offspring in a national population study of 1,051,515 parents. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s00127-014-0997-7
  • Zetterström K, Voss M, Alexanderson K, Ivert T, Pehrsson K, Hammar N, Vaez W. Disability pension at the time of coronary revascularisation is associated with higher five-year mortality: A Swedish nationwide, register-based prospective cohort study. Plos One 2015; 10(8): e0135277
  • Zetterström K, Voss M, Alexanderson K, Ivert T, Pehrsson K, Hammar N, Vaez M. Prevalence of all-cause and diagnosis-specific disability pension at the time of first coronary revascularization: A population-based Swedish cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE. Accepted 2014.
  • Åkerstedt T, Knutsson A, Narusyte J, Svedberg P, Kecklund G, Alexanderson K. Night work and breast cancer in women: A Swedish cohort study. BMJ Open 2015; 5(4):e008127
  • Östberg, V., Almqvist, Y.B., Folkesson, L., Brolin Låftman, S., Modin, B., & Lindfors, P. (in press). The complexity of stress in mid-adolescent girls and boys. Child Indicators Research.

 

PhD Thesis

  • Ljungblad, C. Workplace health promotion and employee health in municipal social care organizations. Karolinska Institutet, Division of Insurance Medicine 2015.
  • Seddigh, A. Office type, performance and well-being: A study of how personality and work tasks interact with contemporary office environments and ways of working. Stockholms universitet, Department of Psychology and Stressforskningsinstitutet
  • Zetterström, K. Disability pension among patients undergoing coronary revascularization. Karolinska Institutet, Division of Insurance Medicine 2015.

 

Scientific reports

  • Elrud R, Alexanderson K. Utvärdering av ett ettårigt projekt (2014-2015) med rehabkoordinatorer vid Verksamhetsområdet Ortopedi, Södersjukhuset i Stockholm. Sektionen för försäkringsmedicin, Karolinska Institutet, 2015.
  • Elrud R, Hinas E, Alexanderson K. Läkares upplevelser av kontakter med Försäkringskassan – med fokus på förtroende. Försäkringskassan, Socialförsäkringsrapport 2015:9. ISSN 1654-8574
  • Friberg E, Alexanderson K. Sjukskrivna personers upplevelse av bemötande i samband med aktivitetsförmågeutredningen. Sektionen för försäkringsmedicin, Karolinska Institutet, 2015.