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Contribution of Psychological, Social, and Mechanical Work Exposures to Low Work Ability

Jan S. Emberland, Stein Knardahl
2015 Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine  
Objective: To determine the contribution of specific psychological, social, and mechanical work exposures to the self-reported low level of work ability.  ...  Mechanical exposures were not predictive.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are grateful to Jan Olav Christensen, Morten Birkeland Nielsen, and Live Bakke Finne for valuable discussions. We  ... 
doi:10.1097/jom.0000000000000353 pmid:25470453 pmcid:PMC4351996 fatcat:ro7xhj6sozeknbyxigepe5w654

Mechanism Design for Demand Response Programs [article]

Deepan Muthirayan, Dileep Kalathil, Kameshwar Poolla, Pravin Varaiya
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This creates an incentive for agents to inflate their baselines. We propose a novel self-reported baseline mechanism (SRBM) where each agent reports its baseline and marginal utility.  ...  Called agents are paid for observed reductions from their self-reported baselines. Agents who are not called face penalties for consumption shortfalls below their baselines.  ...  It happens that for our self reported baseline mechanism (detailed in Section IV), truthful reporting is the dominant strategy.  ... 
arXiv:1712.07742v3 fatcat:d62n4kwthzaxzcey653e2tynbq

A Minimal Incentive-based Demand Response Program With Self Reported Baseline Mechanism [article]

Deepan Muthirayan, Enrique Baeyens, Pratyush Chakraborty, Kameshwar Poolla, Pramod P. Khargonekar
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a novel incentive based Demand Response (DR) program with a self reported baseline mechanism.  ...  Finally, we also show that the proposed method of self-reported baseline outperforms other baseline estimation methods commonly used in practice.  ...  Incentive-Based Demand Response Program The SO signals a DR event when the market price exceeds the TMC price. The novel DR program that we propose comprises a self-reported baseline mechanism.  ... 
arXiv:1901.02923v3 fatcat:bnmaylwsjnavpgocdvm6iffuee

The effects of arousal reappraisal on stress responses, performance and attention

Nadine Sammy, Paul A. Anstiss, Lee J. Moore, Paul Freeman, Mark R. Wilson, Samuel J. Vine
2017 Anxiety, Stress, & Coping  
Self-report data The multivariate result was significant for group, Wilks' Lambda = .78, F (5, 48) = 2.72, p = .03, h(2/r ) = .22 indicating a difference in self-report data by group following the intervention  ...  Following baseline recording, all participants received a pressure manipulation followed by one minute of cardiovascular recording and self-report measurements (arousal intensity and direction, demands  ... 
doi:10.1080/10615806.2017.1330952 pmid:28535726 fatcat:y4os7766trd2rayx5g7thhp22e

The role of orexin-1 receptor signaling in demand for the opioid fentanyl

Jennifer E. Fragale, Caroline B. Pantazis, Morgan H. James, Gary Aston-Jones
2019 Neuropsychopharmacology  
Baseline α values predicted SB efficacy, such that SB was most effective at reducing motivation (increasing α) in highly motivated rats.  ...  Orexin-1 receptor (OxR1) antagonism reduces demand for cocaine and remifentanil, indicating that orexin-based therapies may reduce demand for many classes of abused drugs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Veronica Behman for her assistance in performing behavioral experiments for this study.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41386-019-0420-x pmid:31112988 pmcid:PMC6785092 fatcat:xsoomrvzmjfw5n7zz7bizajyry

Psychological, social, and mechanical work exposures and disability retirement: a prospective registry study

Jan S. Emberland, Morten Birkeland Nielsen, Stein Knardahl
2017 BMC Public Health  
To determine effects of self-reported work exposures on risk of disability retirement hazard ratios (HR) and 99% confidence intervals (99% CI) were calculated with Cox regression analysis.  ...  Effects of sex, age group, skill level, sickness absence in the last three years, and work exposures estimated to be confounders were accounted for.  ...  The project has been approved by the Regional Committees for Medical and Health Research Ethics (REC) in Norway and has permission from The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3921-0 pmid:28068957 pmcid:PMC5223443 fatcat:5tfquksx7vfrjk746vkvskp33e

Exploring the Hierarchy of Mobility Performance in High-Functioning Older Women

C. O. Weiss, L. P. Fried, K. Bandeen-Roche
2007 The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences  
The estimated strength of association between a decrement in lower extremity performance and reported limitation increased with task demand for the primary outcome, reported limitation in walking one-half  ...  that tested by less demanding tasks, in a graded manner.  ...  Abstracts were presented at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting and the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America in 2004.  ... 
doi:10.1093/gerona/62.2.167 pmid:17339641 pmcid:PMC2788919 fatcat:kgd6z3klfncdbhhkzaa56nhyqi

Understanding the causal relations between psychosocial factors at work and health – a circular process

Michiel AJ Kompier, Toon W Taris
2011 Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health  
These analyses provided support for reciprocal causation: self-reported workplace bullying predicted mental distress two years later (indicative of normal causation); in turn, mental distress predicted  ...  A, eg, exhausted workers may evaluate their jobs as more demanding, leading them to report higher levels of job demands), and (iii) reciprocal causation (A impacts on B and B impacts on A, eg, job demands  ... 
doi:10.5271/sjweh.3172 pmid:21643622 fatcat:3fqvnepgqfapfn2v7voff4aoai

Evaluation of Function, Performance, and Preference as Transfemoral Amputees Transition From Mechanical to Microprocessor Control of the Prosthetic Knee

Brian J. Hafner, Laura L. Willingham, Noelle C. Buell, Katheryn J. Allyn, Douglas G. Smith
2007 Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
frequency of stumbles and falls, and self-reported concentration required for ambulation.  ...  Objective: To evaluate differences in function, performance, and preference between mechanical and microprocessor prosthetic knee control technologies. Design: A-B-A-B reversal design.  ...  To address this limitation, the NMP2 phase was only used as a baseline assessment for the self-assessed tasks, and the NMP1 phase was used as a baseline for all performance and cognitive demand tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2006.10.030 pmid:17270519 fatcat:wylx6p7j6jhijctevntu4g43hm

Neck and upper extremity pain in sonographers – a longitudinal study

Jenny Gremark Simonsen, Anna Axmon, Catarina Nordander, Inger Arvidsson
2020 BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders  
Pain at baseline was the strongest predictor for pain at follow-up in both body regions.  ...  Pain in the elbows/hands at follow-up was associated with high sensory demands at baseline (PR 1.63; CI 1.08-2.45), and among participants without pain at baseline high sensory demands predicted elbow/  ...  We are also grateful to the sonographers for their keen participation. Authors`information  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12891-020-3096-9 pmid:32164619 fatcat:53f6gibbe5gkfbrwpxxrsjgxdq

Examination of the double burden hypothesis—a systematic review of work–family conflict and sickness absence

Wendy Nilsen, Anni Skipstein, Kristian A. Østby, Arnstein Mykletun
2017 European Journal of Public Health  
Conclusion: Work-family conflict is associated with later sickness absence, and work-family conflict is more common for women than for men.  ...  The double-burden hypothesis suggests this is due to higher work-family burden in women than men.  ...  Acknowledgement We wish to thank librarian Wenche Jacobsen at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health for teaching us systematic search strategies and for being such a nice person.  ... 
doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckx054 pmid:28486653 pmcid:PMC5445721 fatcat:jirp2rcb6naqhlzx5wajwrearu

An Exploratory Study Testing Autonomic Reactivity to Pain in Women with Sensory Over-Responsiveness

Tami Bar-Shalita, Nurit Ben-Ziv, Yelena Granovsky, Irit Weissman-Fogel
2020 Brain Sciences  
Scares reports suggest atypical autonomic nervous system (ANS) reactivity to innocuous sensory stimuli in children with SOR.  ...  Pain was self-rated, while heart rate variability was measured and analyzed in the time and frequency domains. In addition, questionnaires assessing anxiety and somatization were utilized.  ...  Self-Report Questionnaires The Sensory Responsiveness Questionnaire-Intensity Scale The Sensory Responsiveness Questionnaire-Intensity scale (SRQ-IS) [26] was used for group placement.  ... 
doi:10.3390/brainsci10110819 pmid:33167362 fatcat:ducvkvtspjclvbs5jnt4oqqyli

Multisite musculoskeletal pain among young technical school students entering working life

Therese Nordberg Hanvold, Lars-Kristian Lunde, Markus Koch, Morten Wærsted, Kaj Bo Veiersted
2016 BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders  
Increased mechanical workload and quantitative demands and low socioeconomic status were associated with increased number of musculoskeletal pain sites among women, while tobacco use was found as a risk  ...  Results: Pain from more than one body site was prevalent in this cohort of young adults (69 % at baseline), and the number of body sites in pain was found quite stable over the 6.5 year follow-up period  ...  Acknowledgement Acknowledgments goes to Nina Østerås and Kristian Gould for their effort during the data collection at baseline.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12891-016-0938-6 pmid:26879595 pmcid:PMC4754996 fatcat:xu5fahd4mbgkjeqw2oiixxcsdu

Social Baseline Theory: the social regulation of risk and effort

James A Coan, David A Sbarra
2015 Current Opinion in Psychology  
Although social relationships have been linked to health for decades (if not millennia), the mechanisms of this link remain speculative.  ...  This is accomplished in part by incorporating relational partners into neural representations of the self.  ...  This paper reports two dyadic dailydiary studies suggesting that the receipt of social support at levels that meet or exceed an empirically estimated baseline results in little or no affective response  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2014.12.021 pmid:25825706 pmcid:PMC4375548 fatcat:e5e4ag2rp5bmlb23mpizqrlmw4

A window into occupant-driven energy outcomes: Leveraging sub-metering infrastructure to examine psychosocial factors driving long-term outcomes of short-term competition-based energy interventions

Kyle Konis, Michael Orosz, Nicole Sintov
2016 Energy and Buildings  
We compared energy data with self-reported survey data and identified self-efficacy beliefs, pro-environmental behaviors, and sense of affiliation with other residents of the hall as key factors distinguishing  ...  Demand response Reducing overall consumption is one important goal, and maintaining a reliable power supply is a second, equally important, objective.  ...  in materials development and data entry; and Adam Chhan and Justin Powels at LADWP for their advice.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.01.005 fatcat:da3pauiiuzadllvewuuy2vuuzu
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