Publications

Selected published papers

2021

Farrants, K, Head, J, Framke, E, Rugulies, R, Alexanderson, K. Associations between combinations of job demands and job control among 6,16,818 people aged 55–64 in paid work with their labour market status 11 years later: a prospective cohort study. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2021. Published ahead on line. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-021-01717-8

Halonen JI, Pulakka A, Pentti J, Kallio M, Koskela S, Kivimäki M, Kawachi I, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Cross-sectional associations of neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and greenness with accelerometer measured leisure-time physical activity in a cohort of aging workers. BMJ Open. 2020 Aug 16;10(8):e038673. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038673.

Hozé N, Paireau J, Lapidus N, Tran Kiem C, Salje H, Severi G, Touvier M, Zins M, de Lamballerie X, Lévy-Bruhl D, Carrat F, Cauchemez S. Monitoring the proportion of the population infected by SARS-CoV-2 using age-stratified hospitalisation and serological data: a modelling study. The Lancet Public Health 2021, 6(6), E408-E415.

Kauppi M, Virtanen M, Pentti J, Aalto V, Oksanen T, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Social network ties before and after retirement: a cohort study Eur J Ageing 2021 March 1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-021-00604-y. Online ahead of print.

Kauppi M, Prakash KC , Virtanen M, Pentti J, Aalto V, Oksanen T, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Social relationships as predictors of extended employment beyond the pensionable age: a cohort study. Eur J Ageing 2021 Jan 26. doi: 10.1007/s10433-021-00603-z. Online ahead of print.

Kivimäki M, Batty GD, Pentti J, Nyberg ST, Lindbohm JV, Ervasti J, Gonzales-Inca C, Suominen SB, Stenholm S, Sipilä PN, Dadvand P, Vahtera J. Modifications to residential neighbourhood characteristics and risk of 79 common health conditions: A data-driven prospective cohort study. Lancet Public Health 2021 Jun;6(6):e396-e407. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00066-9.

Kivimäki M, Batty GD, Pentti J, Shipley MJ, Sipilä PN, Nyberg ST, Suominen S, Oksanen T, Stenholm S, Virtanen M, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A, Brunner EJ, Lindbohm JV, Ferrie JE, Vahtera J. Association between socioeconomic status and the development of mental and physical health conditions in adulthood: a multi-cohort study. Lancet Public Health. 2020 Mar;5(3):e140-e149.

Lagström H, Halonen JI, Suominen S, Pentti J, Stenholm S, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J. Neighborhood characteristics as a predictor of adherence to dietary recommendations: A population-based cohort study of Finnish adults. Scand J Public Health. 2020 Nov 25;1403494820971497. doi: 10.1177/1403494820971497.

Lagström H, Stenholm S, Akbaraly T, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M, Head J. Diet quality as a predictor of cardiometabolic disease-free life expectancy: the Whitehall II cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020;111(4):787-794.

Leskinen T, Stenholm S, Pulakka A, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J. Comparison between recent and long-term physical activity levels as predictors of cardiometabolic risk. A cohort study. BMJ Open. 2020 Feb 16;10(2):e033797. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033797.

Myllyntausta S, Pulakka A, Salo P, Kronholm E, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Changes in Accelerometer-Measured Sleep during the Transition to Retirement: The Finnish Retirement and Aging (FIREA) study. Sleep. 2020 Jul 13;43(7):zsz318. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz318.

Nilsen C, Darin-Mattsson A, Hyde M, Wastesson JW. 2021. Life-course trajectories of working conditions and successful ageing. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2021. https://doi:10.1177/14034948211013279

Nyberg ST, Singh-Manoux A, Pentti J, Madsen IE, Sabia S, Alfredsson L, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Goldberg M, Heikkilä K, Jokela M, Knutsson A, Lallukka T, Lindbohm JV, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Rahkonen O, Rugulies R, Shipley MJ, Sipilä PN, Stenholm S, Suominen S, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Westerlund H, Zins M, Hamer M, Batty GD, Kivimäki M. Association of healthy lifestyle with years lived free of major chronic diseases: A prospective multicohort study. JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180(5):1-10.

Pasanen S, Halonen JI, Pulakka A, Kestens Y, Thierry B, Brondeel R, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Leskinen T, Stenholm S. The contexts of sedentary time and physical activity among aging workers and recent retirees: cross-sectional GPS and accelerometer study. BMJ Open 2021 May 18;11(5):e042600. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042600.

Prakash KC, Virtanen M, Kivimäki M, Ervasti J, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Trajectories of work ability from midlife to pensionable age and their association with retirement timing. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2021 May 12;jech-2021-216433. doi: 10.1136/jech-2021-216433.

Prakash KC, Virtanen M, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Does working beyond the statutory retirement age have an impact on health and functional capacity? The Finnish Retirement and Aging cohort study. Occup Environ Med 2020 Dec 11. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2020-106964. Online ahead of print.

Pulakka A, Leskinen T, Suorsa K, Pentti J, Halonen JI, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Physical activity across retirement transition by occupation and mode of commute. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 Sep;52(9):1900-1907. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002326.

Stenholm S, Pulakka A, Leskinen T, Pentti J, Heinonen OJ, Koster A, Vahtera J. Daily physical activity patterns and their association with health-related physical fitness among aging workers – the Finnish Retirement and Aging study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2020 Aug 7:glaa193. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glaa193. Online ahead of print.

Suorsa K, Pulakka A, Leskinen A, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Changes in prolonged sedentary behavior across the transition to retirement. Occup Environ Med. 2020 Nov 17:oemed-2020-106532. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2020-106532. Online ahead of print.

Szabó Á, Hyde M & Towers A. 2021. One slope does not fit all: longitudinal trajectories of quality of life in older adulthood. Quality of Life Resesarch 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-021-02827-z

Teräs T, Rovio S, Spira AP, Myllyntausta S, Pulakka A, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Associations of accelerometer-based sleep duration and self-reported sleep difficulties with cognitive function in late mid-life: The Finnish Retirement and Aging Study. Sleep Med. 2020 Apr;68:42-49.

Virtanen M, Myllyntausta S, Ervasti J, Oksanen T, Salo P, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Ropponen A, Halonen JI, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Shift work, work time control, and informal caregiving as risk factors for sleep disturbances in an ageing workforce. Scand J Work Environ Health 2020 Nov 25;3937. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3937. Online ahead of print.

Xu T, Magnusson Hanson LL, Clark AJ, Ersbøll AK, Westerlund H, Madsen IEH, Rugulies R, Pentti J, Stenholm S, Vahtera J, Sørensen JK, Nordentoft M, Westendorp RGJ, Hansen ÅM, Oksanen T, Virtanen M, Kivimäki M and Rod NH. Onset of workplace bullying and risk of weight gain: A multicohort longitudinal study. Obesity. 2020 Nov;28(11):2216-2223. doi: 10.1002/oby.22956.

Zaninotto P, Batty GD, Stenholm S, Kawachi I, Hyde M, Goldberg M, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Head J. Socioeconomic Inequalities in Disability-free Life Expectancy in Older People from England and the United States: A Cross-national Population-Based Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2020;75(5):906-913.

2020

Alhainen M, Myllyntausta S, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Concurrent changes in sleep and physical activity during the transition to retirement: a prospective cohort study. Sleep Med. 2020 Apr;68:35-41.

Blomqvist S, Westerlund H, Alexanderson K & Magnusson Hanson LL. Labor market exit around retirement age in Sweden and trajectories of psychotropic drugs in a context of downsizing. BMC Public Health, 2020;20(1):618. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08589-6.

Farrants K, Norberg J, Framke E, Rugulies R, Alexanderson KJob demands and job control and future labor market situation: an 11-year prospective study of 2.2 million employees. JOEM. 2020:62(6):403-11.

Garefelt J, Gershagen S, Kecklund G, Westerlund H, Platts LG. How does cessation of work affect sleep? Prospective analyses of sleep duration, timing and efficiency from the Swedish Retirement Study. Journal of Sleep Research, epub ahead of print 2020 Aug 19.

Halonen JI, Chandola T, Hyde M, Leinonen T, Westerlund H, Aalto V, Pentti J, Laaksonen M, Stenholm S, Mänty M, Vahtera J, Oksanen T, Kivimäki M, Virtanen M & Lallukka T. Psychotropic medication before and after disability retirement by pre-retirement perceived work-related stress. European Journal of Public Health, 2020;30(1):158-163.

Halonen JI, Pulakka A, Vahtera J, Pentti J, Lagström H, Stenholm S, Magnusson Hanson LL. Commuting time to work and behaviour-related health: A fixed effect analysis. Occup Environ Med. 2020;77(2):77-83.

Head, J., & Hyde, M. (2020). Measuring progress towards healthy working lives. The Lancet. Public health, 5(7), e366-e367.

Higgs P & Hyde M. (2020). Ageing and Globalization: A Rush to the Bottom? In Wang S (ed) Modernisation of Education and Social Governance: Oxford Prospects and Global Development Institute, Oxford: 72-106

Karelius S, Vahtera J, Pentti J, Lindroos AS, Jousilahti P, Heinonen OJ, Stenholm S*, Niiranen TJ*. The Relation of Work-Related Factors with Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Nocturnal Blood Pressure Dipping among Aging Workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2020;93(5):563-570.  doi: 10.1007/s00420-019-01510-8. (* shared senior authorship)

Lahelma, E, Pietiläinen, O, Chandola, T, Hyde, M, Rahkonen, O & Lallukka T. Occupational social class trajectories in physical functioning among employed women from midlife to retirement. BMC Public Health 19, 19(1525) doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7880-0

Myllyntausta S, Pulakka A, Salo P, Kronholm E, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Changes in Accelerometer-Measured Sleep during the Transition to Retirement: The Finnish Retirement and Aging (FIREA) study. Sleep. 2020 Jan 6:zsz318. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz318. Online ahead of print.

Norberg J, Alexanderson K, Framke E, Rugulies R, Farrants K. Job demands and control and sickness absence, disability pension, and unemployment among 2 194 692 individuals in Sweden. Scand J of Public Health. 2020; 48(2):125-33.

Nyberg ST, Singh-Manoux A, Pentti J, Madsen IEH, Sabia S, Alfredsson L, Bjørner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Goldberg M, Heikkilä K, Jokela M, Knutsson A, Lallukka T, Lindbohm JV, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Rahkonen O, Rugulies R, Shipley MJ, Sipilä PN, Stenholm S, Suominen S, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Westerlund H, Zins M, Hamer M, Batty GD, & Kivimäki M. Association of healthy lifestyle with years lived without major chronic diseases. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2020;180(5):760-768.

Peristera P, Platts L, Magnusson Hanson LL & Westerlund H. A comparison of the B-spline group-based trajectory model with the polynomial group-based trajectory model for identifying trajectories of depressive symptoms around old-age retirement. Aging & Mental Health, 2020;24(3):445-452.

Pulakka A, Leskinen T, Suorsa K, Pentti J, Halonen JI, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Physical activity across retirement transition by occupation and mode of commute. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 Mar 5. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002326.

Sacco LB, König S, Westerlund H & Platts G. Informal Caregiving and Quality of Life Among Older Adults: Prospective Analyses from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health (SLOSH). Social Indicators Research, epub ahead of print 2020 Sept 8.

Salonen L, Alexanderson K, Rugulies R, Framke E, Niemelä M, Farrants KCombinations of job demands and job control and future trajectories of sickness absence and disability pension: An 11-year follow up of 2 million employees in Sweden. JOEM. 2020. Epublished ahead of print. Doi:10.1097/jom.0000000000001919

Sewdas R, de Wind A, Stenholm S, Coenen P, Louwerse I, Boot C, van der Beek A. J. Association between retirement and mortality: working longer, living longer? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiol Community Health. 2020;74(5):473-480.

Stenholm S, Virtanen M, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J. Trajectories of self-rated health before and after retirement: Evidence from two cohort studies. Occup Environ Med. 2020 Feb;77(2):70-76.

Teräs T, Rovio S, Spira AP, Myllyntausta S, Pulakka A, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Associations of accelerometer-based sleep duration and self-reported sleep difficulties with cognitive function in late mid-life: The Finnish Retirement and Aging Study. Sleep Med. 2020 Apr;68:42-49.

van de Straat V, Platts LG, Vahtera J, Westerlund H & Bracke P. Reduction in sleep disturbances at retirement: evidence from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health. Ageing & Society, 2020;40(10):2155-2173.

van Dijk MA, van Dalen HP & Hyde M. Who Bears the Brunt? The Impact of Banking Crises on Younger and Older Workers. Journal of Economics of Ageing. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 2020; 2 June, 100264. doi:10.1016/j.jeoa.2020.100264

Virtanen M, Jokela M, Lallukka T, Magnuson Hanson L, Pentti J, Nyberg S, Alfredsson L, Batty D, Casini A, Clays E, DeBaquer D, Ervasti J, Fransson E, Halonen J, Head J, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Leineweber C, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pietiläinen O, Rahkonen O, Salo P, Singh-Manoux A, Stenholm S, Suominen S, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Kivimäki M. Long working hours and change in body weight: analysis of individual participant data from 19 cohort studies. Int J Obesity, 2020; 44:1368-1375. doi: 10.1038/s41366-019-0480-3.

Zaninotto P, Batty GD, Stenholm S, Kawachi I, Hyde M, Goldberg M, Westerlund H, Vahtera J & Head J. Socioeconomic inequalities in disability-free life expectancy in older people from England and the United States: A cross-national population-based study. Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 2020;75(5):906-913.

Åhlin JK, Peristera P, Westerlund H & Magnusson Hanson LL. Psychosocial working characteristics before retirement and depressive symptoms across the retirement transition: a longitudinal latent class analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment and Health 2020;46(5):488-497.

2019

Evans E, Hyde M, Davies J, Moffatt S, O’Brien N and Windle G. (2019). Navigating Later Life Transitions: An evaluation of emotional and psychological interventions. Centre for Ageing Better: London

Halonen JI, Chandola T, Hyde M, et al. (2019). Psychotropic medication before and after the transition to disability retirement for those with high and low levels of perceived work related stress before retirement by pre-retirement work-related perceived stress. European Journal of Public Health 2020; 30(1):158-163. doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckz131

Head J, Chungkham HS, Hyde M, Zaninotto P, Alexanderson K, Stenholm S, Salo P, Kivimäki M, Goldberg M, Zins M, Vahtera J, Westerlund HSocioeconomic differences in healthy and disease-free life expectancy between ages 50 and 75: a multi-cohort study. Eur J Public Health. 2019 Apr 1;29(2):267-272. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky215.

Hyde M., George S., Kumar V. (2019) Trends in Work and Employment in Rapidly Developing Countries. In: Bültmann U., Siegrist J. (eds) Handbook of Disability, Work and Health. Handbook Series in Occupational Health Sciences, vol 1. Springer, Cham.

Lahelma, E, Pietiläinen, O, Chandola, T, Hyde, M, Rahkonen, O & Lallukka T. Occupational social class trajectories in physical functioning among employed women from midlife to retirement. BMC Public Health 2019;19, 1525 doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7880-0

Myllyntausta S, Salo P, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Does Removal of Work Stress Explain Improved Sleep Following Retirement? The Finnish Retirement and Aging (FIREA) study. Sleep. 2019 Aug 1;42(8):zsz109. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz109.

Nyberg A, Peristera P, Magnusson Hanson LL, & Westerlund H. Socio-economic predictors of depressive symptoms around old age retirement in Swedish women and men. Aging and Mental Health, 2019;23(5):558-565.

Stenholm SHead J, Kivimäki M, Magnusson Hanson LL, Pentti J, Rod NH, Clark AJ, Oksanen T, Westerlund H, Vahtera J. Sleep Duration and Sleep Disturbances as Predictors of Healthy and Chronic Disease-Free Life Expectancy Between Ages 50 and 75: A Pooled Analysis of Three Cohorts. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Jan 16;74(2):204-210. doi:10.1093/gerona/gly016.

Suorsa K, Pulakka A, Leskinen T, Heinonen I, Heinonen OJ, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Stenholm S. Objectively measured sedentary time before and after transition to retirement: The Finnish Retirement and Aging Study (FIREA). J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 May 16. pii: glz127. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glz127. [Epub ahead of print]

van de Straat V, Platts LG, Vahtera J, Westerlund H & Bracke P. Reduction in sleep disturbances at retirement: evidence from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health. Ageing & Society. Epub ahead of print 2019 May 15.

2018

Hyde M, Cheshire-Allen M, Damman M, Henkens K, Platts L, Pritchard K & Reed, C. (2018). The experience of the transition to retirement: Rapid evidence review. Centre for Ageing Better: London.

Henkens K, van Dalen H.P, Ekerdt D.J, Hershey D.A, Hyde M, Radl J, van Solinge H, Wang M, & Zacher H. (2017). What We Need to Know about Retirement: Pressing Issues for the Coming Decade. THE GERONTOLOGIST. gnx095. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnx095

Leskinen T, Stenholm S, Aalto V, Head J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J. Physical activity level as a predictor of healthy and chronic disease-free life expectancy between ages 50 and 75. Age and Ageing. 2018 May 1;47(3):423-429. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afy016.

Magnusson Hanson, L., Westerlund, H., Chungkham, H. S., Vahtera, J., Rod, N. H., Alexanderson, K., … Head, J. Job strain and loss of healthy life years between ages 50 to 75 by sex and occupational position: Analyses of 64,533 individuals from four prospective European cohort studies. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2018;75(7):486-493. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2017-104644.

Magnusson Hanson LL, Westerlund H, Goldberg M, Zins M, Vahtera J, Hulvej Rod N, Stenholm S, Pekkanen J, Steptoe A, Kivimäki M. Work stress, anthropometry, lung function, blood pressure, and blood-based biomarkers: a cross-sectional study of 43,593 French men and women. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 24;7(1):9282. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07508-x.

Virtanen M, Magnusson Hanson L, Goldberg M, Zins M, Stenholm S, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Kivimäki M. Long working hours, anthropometry, lung function, blood pressure, and blood-based biomarkers: cross-sectional findings from the CONSTANCES study. J Epidemiol Community Health 2018; 73:130-135. doi:10.1136/jech-2018-210943.

2017

Farrants K, Marklund S, Kjeldgård L, Head J, Alexanderson K. Sick leave among individuals in paid work after age 65; a Swedish population-based study covering 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2017. DOI: 10.1177/1403494817731487.

Farrants K, Marklund S, Kjeldgård L, Head J, Alexanderson K. Sick leave before and after the age of 65 years among those in paid work in Sweden in 2000 or 2005: a register-based cohort study. Journal of International Medical Research. 2017(2)46:564-77. DOI: 300060517734744.

Hulvej Rod N, Kjeldgård L, Åkerstedt T, Ferrie J, Salo P, Vahtera J, & Alexanderson K. (2017). Sleep apnea, disability pension and cause-specific mortality: a nationwide register linkage study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 186(6), 709–718.

Hyde M & Dingemans E. (2017). Hidden in plain sight? Does stricter employment protection legislation lead to an increased risk of hidden unemployment in later life? Work, Aging and Retirement. 3(3):231-242

Mortensen J, Dich N, Lange T, Alexanderson K, Goldberg M, Head J, Kivimäki M,Madsen I, Rugulies R, Vahtera J, Zins M, & Hulvej Rod N. (2017). Job strain and informal caregiving as predictors of long-term sickness absence: A longitudinal multi-cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 43(1), 5–14.

Platts, L. G., Head, J., Stenholm, S., Chungkham, H. S., Goldberg, M., & Zins, M. (2017). Physical occupational exposures and health expectancies in a French occupational cohort. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 74(3), 176–183. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2016-103804

Stenholm, S., Head, J., Aalto, V., Kivimäki, M., Kawachi, I., Zins, M., … Vahtera, J. (2017). Body mass index as a predictor of healthy and disease-free life expectancy between ages 50 and 75: A multicohort study. International Journal of Obesity, 41, 769–775. https://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2017.29

2016

Stenholm, S., Head, J., Kivimäki, M.,Kawachi, I., Aalto, V., Zins, M., … Vahtera, J. (2016). Smoking, physical inactivity and obesity as predictors of healthy and disease-free life expectancy between ages 50 and 75: A multicohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(4), 1260–1270. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw126

2015

2014

Hyde M, Hanson LM, Chungkham HS, Leineweber C, & Westerlund H. The impact of involuntary exit from employment in later life on the risk of major depression and being prescribed anti-depressant medication. Ageing and Mental Health, Epub ahead of print 2014 June 19.

Stenholm S, Westerlund H, Head J, Hyde M, Kawachi I, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, & Vahtera J. Comorbidity and functional trajectories from midlife to old age: The Health and Retirement Study. Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, Epub ahead of print 2014 July 24.

Stenholm S, Vahtera J, Kawachi I, Pentti J, Halonen JI, Westerlund H, Razak F, Subramanian SV, & Kivimäki M. Patterns of weight gain in middle-aged and older US adults from 1992-2010. Epidemiology, accepted for publication 2014 Sept 5.

Stenholm S, Pentti J, Kawachi I, Westerlund H, Kivimäki M, & Vahtera J. Self-Rated Health in the Last 12 Years of Life Compared to Matched Surviving Controls: the Health and Retirement Study. PLoS ONE, 2014;9(9):e107879.

Stenholm S, Westerlund H, Salo P, Hyde M, Pentti J, Head J, Kivimäki M, & Vahtera J. Age-related trajectories of physical functioning in work and retirement ­ the role of sociodemographic factors, lifestyle and disease. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2014;68(6):503-509.

2013

Kivimäki M, Batty D, Hamer M, Nabi H, Korhonen M, Huupponen R, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Kawachi I, Virtanen M, Westerlund H, & Vahtera J. Influence of retirement on non-adherence to medication for hypertension and diabetes. Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), 2013;185(17):E784-90.

2012

Sjösten N, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Ferrie JE, Goldberg M, Zins M, Pentti J, Westerlund H, & Vahtera J. Change in physical activity and weight in relation to retirement: The French GAZEL cohort study. BMJ Open, 2012;2:e000522.

2011

Oksanen T, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Pentti J, Sjösten N, Virtanen M, Kawachi I, & Kivimäki M. Is retirement beneficial for mental health? Antidepressant use before and after retirement. Epidemiology, 2011;22(4):553-559.

Sjösten N, Nabi H, Westerlund H, Singh-Manoux A, Oksanen T, Salo P, Pentti J, Goldberg M, Zins M, Kivimäki M, & Vahtera J. Influence of retirement and work stress on headache prevalence: A longitudinal modelling study from the GAZEL cohort. Cephalalgia, 2011;31(6):696-705.

Zins M, Guéguen A, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Leclerc A, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Ferrie JE, & Goldberg M.Effect of retirement on alcohol consumption: Longitudinal evidence from the French Gazel cohort study. PLoS ONE, 2011;6(10):e26531.

2010

Dugravot A, Sabia S, Stringhini S, Kivimäki M, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Guéguen A, Zins M, Goldberg M, Nabi H, & Singh-Manoux A. Do socioeconomic factors shape weight and obesity trajectories over the transition from midlife to old age? Results from the French GAZEL cohort study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010;92(1):16-23.

Jokela M, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Chandola T, Shipley MJ, Head J, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Marmot MG, & Kivimäki M. From midlife to early old age: Health trajectories associated with retirement. Epidemiology, 2010;21(3):284-290.

Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Pentti J, Melchior M, Leineweber C, Jokela M, Siegrist J, Goldberg M, Zins M, & Kivimäki M. Effect of retirement on major chronic conditions and fatigue: The French GAZEL occupational cohort study. BMJ, 2010;341:c6149.

2009

Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Hall M, Sjösten N, Kivimäki M, Salo P, Ferrie JE, Jokela M, Pentti J, Singh-Manoux A, Goldberg M, & Zins M. Effect of retirement on sleep disturbances: the GAZEL prospective cohort study. Sleep, 2009;32(11):1459-1466.

Westerlund H, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Melchior M, Ferrie JE, Pentti J, Jokela M, Leineweber C, Goldberg M, Zins M, & Vahtera J. Self-rated health before and after retirement in France (GAZEL): a cohort study. The Lancet, 2009;374(9705):1889-1896.