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  1. Sakka, M., Kita, S., Sato, I., Soejima, T., Tokita, M., Eguchi, H., Yamamoto-Mitani, N., Shimazu, A., Kamibeppu, K. (in press). Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the caregiving interface work scale in employed Japanese family caregivers. Geriatrics & Gerontology International.
  2. Sasaki, N., Imamura, K., Tran, T. T. T., Nguyen, H. T., Kuribayashi, K., Sakuraya, A., Bui, T. M., Nguyen, Q. T., Thi, N. N., Nguyen, G. T. H., Zhang, M. W., Minas, H., Sekiya, Y., Watanabe, K., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N. (in press). Effects of smartphone-based stress management on improving work engagement among nurses in Vietnam: a secondary analysis of a three-arm randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research.
  3. Sakuraya, A., Imamura, K., Watanabe, K., Asai, Y., Ando, E., Eguchi, H., Nishida, N., Kobayashi, Y., Arima, H., Iwanaga, M., Otsuka, Y., Sasaki, N., Inoue, A., Inoue, R., Tsuno, K., Hino, A., Shimazu, A., Tsutsumi, A., Kawakami, N. (in press). What kind of intervention is effective for improving subjective well-being among workers?: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Frontiers in Psychology.
  4. Watanabe, K., Imamura, K., Inoue, A., Otsuka, Y., Shimazu, A., Eguchi, H., Adachi, H., Sakuraya, A., Kobayashi, Y., Arima, H., & Kawakami, N. (2020). Measuring eudemonic well-being at work: a validation study for the 24-item The University of Tokyo Occupational Mental Health well-being scale among Japanese workers. Industrial Health, 58, 107-131.
  5. Shimazu, A., Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., Fujiwara, T., Iwata, N., Shimada, K., Takahashi, M., Tokita, M., Watai, I., & Kawakami, N. (2020). Workaholism, work engagement and child well-being: A test of the spillover-crossover model. International Journal of Environmental Research and Publich Health, 17(17), 6213; https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/17/6213/htm
  6. de Beer, L. T., Schaufeli, W. B., De Witte, H., Hakanen, J., Shimazu, A., Glaser, J., Seubert, C., Bosak, J., Sinval, J., & Rudnev, M. (2020). Measurement invariance of the Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) across seven cross-national representative samples. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 5604; 10.3390/ijerph17155604.
  7. Tran, T. T. T., Watanabe, K., Imamura, K., Nguyen, H. T., Natsu Sasaki, N., Sakuraya, A., Nguyen, N. T., Bui, T. M., Nguyen, Q. T., Quang, T. T., Nguyen, G. T. H., Minas, H., Tsustumi, A., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N. (2020). Reliability and validity of the Vietnamese Utrecht Work Engagement 9 items. Journal of Occupational Health, 62, 62:e12157. DOI: 10.1002/1348-9585.12157.
  8. Sakakibara, K., Shimazu, A., Toyama, H., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2020). Validation of the Japanese version of the Burnout Assessment Tool. Frontiers in Psychology, 11:1819. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01819
  9. Inoue, A. Tsutsumi, A., Eguchi, H., Kachi, Y., Shimazu, A., Miyaki, K., Takahashi, M., Kurioka, S., Enta, K., Kosugi, Y., Totsuzaki, T., & Kawakami, N. (2020). Workplace social capital and refraining from seeking medical care in Japanese employees: a one-year prospective cohort study. BMJ Open, 10:e036910. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-036910
  10. Shimazu, A., Nakata, A., Nagata, T., Arakawa, Y., Kuroda, S., Inamizu, N., Yamamoto, I. (2020). Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 for general workers. Journal of Occupational Health, 62:e12132. DOI: 10.1002/1348-9585.12132
  11. Kamijo, T., Tsukahara, T., Shimazu, A., Nomiyama, T. (2020). Risk factors for duty-related posttraumatic stress disorder among police officers in the Mt. Ontake eruption disaster-support task force. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(9), 3134. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17093134.
  12. Inoue, A., Kachi, Y., Eguchi, H., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., & Tsutsumi, A. (2020). Combined effect of high stress and job dissatisfaction on long-term sickness absence: a one-year prospective study of Japanese employees. Environmental and Occupational Health Practice, 2: DOI: 10.1539/eohp.2020-0002-OA.
  13. Kuribayashi, K., Imamura, K., Tokita, M., Shimazu, A., & Kawakami, N. (2020). Effects of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy on subthreshold depressive symptoms among new graduate nurses: A pilot study. Environment and Occupational Health Practice, 2; DOI: 10.1539/eohp.2019-0020-OA.
  14. Watanabe, K., Imamura, K., Inoue, A., Otsuka, Y., Shimazu, A., Eguchi, H., Adachi, H., Sakuraya, A., Kobayashi, Y., Arima, H., & Kawakami, N. (in press). Measuring eudemonic well-being at work: a validation study for the 24-item The University of Tokyo Occupational Mental Health well-being scale among Japanese workers. Industrial Health.
  15. Panthee, B., Panthee, S., Shimazu, A., & Kawakami, N. (2020). Validation of the Nepalese version of Recovery Experience Questionnaire. Heliyon, 6(4), e03645.
  16. Sakuraya, A., Shimazu, A., Imamura, K. & Kawakami, N. (2020). Effects of a job crafting intervention program on work engagement among Japanese employees: a randomized controlled trial. Frontiers in Psychology. 11:235. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00235
  17. Kachi, Y., Inoue, A., Eguchi, H., Kawakami, N., Shimazu, A., & Tsutsumi, A. (2020). Occupational stress and the risk of turnover: A large prospective cohort study of employees in Japan. BMC Public Health, 20, 174. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-8289-5
  18. Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., & Yoshikawa, T. (2019). Proposed guidelines for primary prevention for mental health at work: an update. Environmental and Occupational Health Practice, 1, 2-12.
  19. Inoue, A., Tsutsumi, A., Kachi, Y., Eguchi, H., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N. (2019). Psychosocial work environment explains the association of job dissatisfaction with long-term sickness absence: a one-year prospect study of Japanese employees. Journal of Epidemiology. (Advanced Online Publication) https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jea/advpub/0/advpub_JE20190050/_article/-char/en
  20. Eguchi, H., Kachi, Y., Koga, H. K., Sakka, M., Tokita, M., & Shimazu, A. (2019). Validation of the Japanese version of the multidimensional measure of Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB-J). Frontiers in Psychology. 10:2628. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02628.
  21. Zhao, Z., Jinde, S., Koike, S., Tada, M., Satomura, Y., Yoshikawa, A., Nishimura, Y., Takizawa, R., Kinoshita, A., Sakakibara, E., Sakurada, H., Yamagishi, M., Nishimura, F., Inai, A., Nishioka, M., Eriguchi, Y., Araki, T., Takaya, A., Kan, C., Umeda,M., Shimazu, A., Hashimoto, H., Bundo, M., Iwamoto, K., Kakiuchi, C., & Kasai, K. (2019). Altered expression of microRNA-223 in the plasma of patients with first-episode schizophrenia and its possible relation to neuronal migration-related genes. Translational Psychiatry, 9:289. DOI: 10.1038/s41398-019-0609-0
  22. Tayama, J., Schaufeli, W. B., Shimazu, A., Tanaka, M., & Takahama, A. (2019). Validation of a Japanese version of the work engagement scale for students. Japanese Psychological Research, 61, 262-272.
  23. Schaufeli, W. B., Shimazu, A., Hakanen, J., Salanova, M., & De Witte, H. (2019). An ultra-short measure for work engagement: The UWES-3 validation across five countries. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 35, 577-591.
  24. Imamura, K., Tsutsumi, A., Asai, Y., Arima, H., Ando, E., Inoue, A., Inoue, R., Iwanaga, M., Eguchi, H., Otsuka, Y., Kobayashi, Y., Sakuraya, A., Sasaki, N., Tsuno, K., Hino, Y., Watanabe, K., Shimazu, A., & Kawakami, N. (2019). Association between psychosocial factors at work and health outcomes after retirement: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2019;9:e030773. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030773
  25. Okazaki, E., Nishi, D., Susukida, R., Inoue, A., Shimazu, A., & Tsutsumi, A., (2019). Association between working hours, work engagement and work productivity in employees: a cross-sectional study of the Japanese Study of Health, Occupation, and Psychosocial Factors Relates Equity. Journal of Occupational Health, 61, 182-188.
  26. Hu, Q., Schaufeli, W. B., Taris, T. W., Shimazu, A., & Dollard, M. F. (2019). Resource crafting: Is it really ‘resource’ crafting—or just crafting? Frontiers in Psychology. 10:614. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00614
  27. Tayama, J., Yoshida, Y., Iwanaga, R., Tokunaga, A., Tanaka, G., Imamura, A., Shimazu, A., Shirabe, S. (2018). Factors associated with preschool workers’ willingness to continue working. Medicine, 97:49, e13530
  28. Watanabe, K., Kawakami, N., Shiotani, T., Adachi, H., Matsumoto, K., Imamura, K., Matsumoto, K., Yamagami, F., Fusejima, A., Muraoka, T., Kagami, T., Shimazu, A., & Kern, M. (2018). The Japanese Workplace PERMA-Profiler: A validation study among Japanese workers. Journal of Occupational Health., 60, 383-393.
  29. Imamura, K., Furukawa, T. A., Matsuyama, Y., Shimazu, A., Kuribayashi, K., Kasai, K., & Kawakami, N. (2018). Differences in the Effect of Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Improving Nonclinical Depressive Symptoms Among Workers by Time Preference: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(8), e10231. doi:10.2196/10231
  30. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kubota, K., Watanabe, K., & Kawakami, N. (2018). Is too much work engagement detrimental? Linear or curvilinear effects on mental health and job performance. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208684. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208684
  31. de Jonge, J., Shimazu, A., & Dollard, M. (2018). Short-term and long-term effects of off-job activities on recovery and sleep: A two-wave panel study among health care employees. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15(9). pii: E2044. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15092044
  32. Iwanaga, M., Imamura, K., Shimazu, A., & Kawakami, N. (2018). The impact of being bullied at school on psychological distress and work engagement in a community sample of adult workers in Japan. PLoS ONE, 13(5): e0197168. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197168
  33. Imamura, K., Asai, Y., Watanabe, K., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Hiro, H., Odagiri, Y., Yoshikawa, T., Yoshikawa, E., & Kawakami, N. (2018). Effect of the national stress check program on mental health among workers in Japan: A 1-year retrospective cohort study. Journal of Occupational Health, 60, 298-306.
  34. Eguchi, H., Watanabe, K., Kawakami, N., Ando, E., Arima, H., Asai, Y., Inoue, A., Inoue, R., Iwanaga, M., Imamura, K., Kobayashi, Y., Nishida, N., Otsuka, Y., Sakuraya, A., Tsuno, K., Shimazu, A., & Tsutsum, A. (2018). Psychosocial factors at work and inflammatory markers: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 8:e022612. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022612
  35. Watanabe, K., Sakuraya, A., Kawakami, N., Imamura, K., Ando, E., Asai, Y., Eguchi, H., Kobayashi, Y., Nishida, N., Arima, H., Shimazu, A., & Tsutsumi, A., (2018). Work-related psychosocial factors and metabolic syndrome onset among workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, DOI: 10.1111/obr.12725
  36. Schaufeli, W. B., Shimazu, A., Hakanen, J., Salanova, M., & De Witte, H. (in press). An ultra-short measure for work engagement: The UWES-3. Validation across five countries. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication.  DOI: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000430
  37. Shimada, K., Shimazu, A., Geurts, S. A. E., & Kawakami, N. (2018). Reliability and Validity of the Japanese Version of the Survey Work-home Interaction –NijmeGen, the SWING (SWING-J). Community, Work & Family. DOI: 10.1080/13668803.2018.1471588
  38. Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Eguchi, H., Inoue, A., & Kawakami, N. (2018). A Japanese Stress Check Program screening tool predicts employee long-term sickness absence: A prospective study. Journal of Occupational Health, 60, 55-63.
  39. Andreassen, C. S., Bakker, A. B., Bjorvatn, B., Moen, B. E., Magerøy, N., Shimazu, A., Hetland, J. & Pallesen, S. (2017). Working conditions and individual differences are weakly associated with workaholism: A two/three-year prospective study of shift-working nurses. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:2045. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02045
  40. Kunie, K., Kawakami, N., Shimazu, A., Yonekura, Y., & Miyamoto, Y. (2017). The relationship between work engagement and psychological distress of hospital nurses and the perceived communication behaviors of their nurse managers: A cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 71, 115-124.
  41. Goering, E., Shimazu, A., Zhou, F., Wada, T., & Sakai, R. (2017). Not if, but how they differ: A meta-analytic test of the nomological networks of burnout and engagement. Burnout Research, 5, 21-34.
  42. Watanabe, K., Kawakami, N., Imamura, K., Inoue, A., Shimazu, A., Yoshikawa, T., Hiro, H., Asai, Y., Odagiri, Y., Yoshikawa, E., & Tsutsumi, A. (2017). Pokémon GO and psychological distress, physical complaints, and work performance among adult workers: A retrospective cohort study. Scientific Report, 7: 10758. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11176-2
  43. Sakuraya, A., Watanabe, K., Kawakami, N., Imamura, K., Ando, E., Asai, Y., Eguchi, H., Kobayashi, Y., Nishida, N., Arima, H., Shimazu, A., & Tsutsumi, A. (in press). Work-related psychosocial factors and onset of metabolic syndrome among workers: A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. BMJ open, 7(6) e016716
  44. Tsuno, K., Kawakami, N., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Leiter, M. P. (2017). Workplace incivility in Japan: Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the modified Work Incivility Scale. Journal of Occupational Health, 59, 237-246
  45. Sakuraya, Y., Shimazu, A., Eguchi, H., Kamiayama, K., Hara, Y., Namba, K., & Kawakami, N. (2017). Job crafting, work engagement, and psychological distress among Japanese employees: A cross-sectional study. BioPsychoSocial Medicine, 11:6
  46. Watanabe, M., Shimazu, A., Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2017). The impact of job and family demands on partner’s fatigue: A study among Japanese dual-earner parents. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172291. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172291
  47. Sakuraya, A., Imamura, K., Inoue, A., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Takahashi, M., Totuszaki, T., & Kawakami, N. (2017). Workplace social capital and the onset of major depressive episode among workers in Japan: A 3-year prospective cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 0:1–7. doi:10.1136/jech-2016-208561
  48. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Tsuno, K., Tsuchiya, M., Shimada, K., Namba, K., & Shimazu, A. (2017). Effects of web-based stress and depression literacy intervention on improving work engagement among workers with low work engagement: An analysis of secondary outcome of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Occupational Health, 59, 46-54.
  49. Sakuraya, Y., Shimazu, A., Imamura, K., Namba, K., & Kawakami, N. (2016). Effects of a job crafting intervention program on work engagement among Japanese employees: A pretest-posttest study. BMC Psychology, 4(1):49.
  50. Eguchi, H., Shimazu, A., Fujiwara, T., Iwata, N., Shimada, K., Takahashi, M., Tokita, M., Watai, I., & Kawakami, N. (2016). The effects of workplace psychosocial factors on whether Japanese dual-earner couples with preschool children have additional children: A prospective study. Industrial Health, 54, 498-504.
  51. Sakakibara, E., Homae, F., Kawasaki, S., Nishimura, Y., Takizawa, R., Koike, S., Kinoshita, A., Sakurada, H., Yamagishi, M., Nishimura, F., Yoshikawa, A., Inai, A., Nishioka, M., Eriguchi, Y., Matsuoka, J., Satomura, Y., Okada, N., Kakiuchi, C., Araki, T., Kan, C., Umeda, M., Shimazu, A., Uga, M., Dan, I., Hashimoto, H., Kawakami, N., & Kasai, K. (2016). Detection of resting state functional connectivity using partial correlation analysis: A study using multi-distance and whole-head probe near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuroimage, 142, 590-601.
  52. Kubo, T., Takahashi, M., Xinxin, L., T Ikeda, H., Togo, F., Shimazu, A., Tanaka, K., Kamata, N., Kubo, Y., & Uesugi, J. (2016). Fatigue and sleep among employees with prospective increase in work time control: A 1-year observational study with objective assessment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58, 1066-1072.
  53. Eguchi, H., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., Inoue, A., & Tsutsumi, A. (2016). Source-specific workplace social support and highsensitivity C-reactive protein levels among Japanese workers: A 1-year prospective cohort study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 59, 676-684.
  54. Watanabe, K., Otsuka, Y., Shimazu, A., & Kawakami, N. (2016). The moderating effect of health-improving workplace environment on promoting physical activity in white-collar employees: A multi-site longitudinal study using multi-level structural equation modeling. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58, 178-184.
  55. Shimazu, A., Matsudaira, K., de Jonge, J., Tosaka, N., & Takahashi, M. (2016). Psychological detachment from work during nonwork time: Linear or curvilinear relations with mental health and work engagement. Industrial Health, 54, 282-292.
  56. Eguchi, H.*, Shimazu, A.*, Bakker, A. B., Tims, M., Kamiyama, K., Hara, Y., Namba, K., Inoue, A., Ono, M., & Kawakami, N. (2016). Validation of the Japanese version of the Job Crafting Scale. Iournal of Occupational Health, 58, 231-240 (* Equal contribution).
  57. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Inoue, A., Shimazu, A., Tsutsumi, A., Takahashi, M., & Totsuzaki, T. (2016). Work engagement as a predictor of onset of major depressive episode (MDE) among workers, independent of psychological distress: A 3-year prospective cohort study. PLoS One 11(2):e0148157. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148157. eCollection 2016.
  58. Eguchi, H., Kawakami, N., Inoue, A., Shimazu, A., & Tsutsumi, A. (2015). Work engagement and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels among Japanese workers: A 1-year prospective cohort study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 88, 651-658.
  59. Takahashi, M., Matsudaira, K., & Shimazu, A. (2015). Disabling low back pain associated with night shift duration: Sleep problems as a potentiator. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 58, 1300-1310.
  60. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Furukawa, T. A., Matsuyama, Y., Shimazu, A., & Kasai, K. (2015). Effects of an internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy intervention on preventing major depressive episodes among workers: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2015;5:e007590.
  61. Tsuno, K., Kawakami, N., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Odagiri, Y., Yoshikawa, T., Haratani, T., Shimomitsu, T., & Kawachi, K. (2015). Socioeconomic determinants of bullying in the workplace: A national representative sample in Japan. PLosOne, 10(3) e0119435.
  62. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kamiyama, K., & Kawakami, N. (2015). Workaholism vs. work engagement: The two different predictors of future well-being and performance. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 18-23.
  63. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Furukawa, T., Matsuyama, Y., Shimazu, A., Umanodan, R., Kawakami, S., & Kasai, K. (2015). Does Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) prevent major depressive episode for workers? A 12-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291714003006.
  64. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Furukawa, T. A., Matsuyama, Y., Shimazu, A., & Kasai, K. (2015). Effects of an internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy intervention on preventing major depressive episodes among workers: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2015;5:e007590.
  65. Tsuno, K., Kawakami, N., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Odagiri, Y., Yoshikawa, T., Haratani, T., Shimomitsu, T., & Kawachi, K. (2015). Socioeconomic determinants of bullying in the workplace: A national representative sample in Japan. PLosOne, 10(3) e0119435.
  66. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kamiyama, K., & Kawakami, N. (2015). Workaholism vs. work engagement: The two different predictors of future well-being and performance. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 18-23.
  67. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Furukawa, T., Matsuyama, Y., Shimazu, A., Umanodan, R., Kawakami, S., & Kasai, K. (2015). Does Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) prevent major depressive episode for workers? A 12-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291714003006.
  68. Umanodan, R., Shimazu, A., Minami, M., & Kawakami, N. (2014). Effects of computer-based stress management training on psychological well-being and work performance in Japanese employees: A cluster randomized controlled trial. Industrial Health, 52, 480-491.
  69. Qiao, H., Schaufeli, W. B., Taris, T. W., Hessen, D. J., Hakanen, J., Salanova, M., & Shimazu, A. (2014). “East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet” Work engagement and workaholism across eastern and western cultures. Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 1, 6-24.
  70. Panthee, B., Shimazu, A., & Kawakami, N. (2014). Validation of Nepalese version of Utrecht Work Engagement Scale. Journal of Occupational Health, 56, 421-429.
  71. Suzuki, T., Miyaki, K., Sasaki, Y., Song, Y., Tsutsumi, A., Kawakami, N., Shimazu, A., Takahashi, M., Inoue, A., Kurioka, S., & Shimbo, T. (2014). Optimal cutoff values of WHO-HPQ presenteeism scores by ROC analysis for 3 preventing mental sickness absence in Japanese prospective cohort. PLosOne, 9(10), e111191.
  72. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Shimomitsu, T., Tsutsumi, A., Haratani, T., Yoshikawa, T., Shimazu, A., & Odagiri, Y. (2014). Development of a short version of the New Brief Job Stress Questionnaire. Industrial Health, 52, 535-540.
  73. Shimazu, A., de Jonge, J., Kubota, K., & Kawakami, N. (2014). Psychological detachment from work during off-job time: Predictive role of work and non-work factors in Japanese employees. Industrial Health., 52, 141-146.
  74. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., Furukawa, T., Matsuyama, Y., Shimazu, A., Umanodan, R., Kawakami, S., & Kasai, K. (2014). Effects of an Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) program in Manga format on improving subthreshold depressive symptoms among healthy workers: A randomized controlled trial. PLosOne, 9(5), e97167.
  75. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Miyaki, K., Takahashi, M., Kurioka, S., Eguchi, H., Tsuchiya, M., Enta, K., Kosugi, Y., Sakata, T., & Totsuzaki, T. (2014). Association of job demands with work engagement of Japanese employees: Comparison of challenges with hindrances (J-HOPE). PLosOne, 9 (3 ), e91583.
  76. Kubota, K., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., & Takahashi, M. (2014). Workaholism and sleep quality among Japanese employees: A prospective cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 21, 66–76.
  77. Shimazu, A., de Jonge, J., Kubota, K., & Kawakami, N. (2014). Psychological detachment from work during off-job time: Predictive role of work and non-work factors in Japanese employees. Industrial Health, 52, 141-146.
  78. Bakker, A. B., Shimazu, A., Demerouti, E., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2014). Work engagement versus workaholism: A test of the spillover-crossover model. Journal of Business Psychology, 29, 63-80.
  79. Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., Kubota, K., Inoue, A., Kurioka, S., Miyaki, K., Takahashi, M., & Tsutsumi, A. (2013). Psychosocial mechanisms of psychological health disparity in Japanese workers. Industrial Health, 51, 472-481.
  80. Demerouti, E., Shimazu, A., Bakker, A., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2013). Work-self balance: A longitudinal study on the effects of job demands and resources on personal functioning in Japanese working parents. Work & Stress, 27, 223-243.
  81. Matsudaira, K., Shimazu, A., Fujii, T., Kubota, K., Sawada, T., Kikuchi, N. & Takahashi, M. (2013). Workaholism as a risk factor for depression, disabling back pain, and sickness absence among Japanese workers. PLoS ONE, 8(9): e75140. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075140
  82. Suzuki, T., Miyaki, K., Tsutsumi, A., Hashimoto, H., Kawakami, N., Takahashi, M., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Kurioka, S., Kakehashi, M., Sasaki, Y., Shimbo, T. & For the J-HOPE study group (the Japanese study of Health, Occupation, and Psychosocial factors related Equity). (2013). Japanese dietary pattern consistently relates to low depressive symptoms and it is modified by job strain and worksite supports. Journal of Affective Disorders,150, 490-498.
  83. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Tsuno, K., Shimazu, A., Tomioka, K., & Nakanishi, M. (2013). Job demands, job resources, and work engagement of Japanese employees: A prospective cohort study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 86, 441-449.
  84. Shimazu, A., Kubota, K., Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2013). Dual experiences of work-to-family conflict and family-to-work conflict: A spillover-crossover perspective. Journal of Occupational Health, 55, 234-243.
  85. Miyaki, K., Song, Y., Taneichi, S., Tsutsumi, A., Hashimoto, H., Kawakami, N., Takahashi, M., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Kurioka, S., & Shimbo, T. (2013). Socioeconomic status is significantly associated with the dietary intakes of folate and depression scales in Japanese workers (J-HOPE Study). Nutrients, 18, 565-578.
  86. Miyaki, K., Song, Y., Taneichi, S., Tsutsumi, A., Hashimoto, H., Kawakami, N., Takahashi, M., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Kurioka, S., & Shimbo, T. (2013). Socioeconomic Status is Significantly Associated with Dietary Salt Intakes and Blood Pressure in Japanese Workers (J-HOPE Study). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10, 980-993.
  87. Kubo, T., Takahashi, M., Togo, F., Liu, X., Shimazu, A., Tanaka, K., & Takaya, M. (2013). Effects on employees of controlling working hours and working schedules. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63, 148-151.
  88. Miyaki, K., Song, Y., Htun, N. C., Tsutsumi, A., Hashimoto, H., Kawakami, N., Takahashi, M., Shimazu, A., Inoue, A., Kurioka, S., & Shimbo, T. (2012). Folate intake and depressive symptoms in Japanese workers considering SES and job stress factors: J-HOPE study. BMC Psychiatry, 12, 33.
  89. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kubota, K., & Kawakam, N. (2012). Do workaholism and work engagement predict employee well-being and performance in opposite directions? Industrial Health, 50, 316-321.
  90. Shimazu, A., Sonnentag, S., Kubota, K. , & Kawakami, N. (2012). Validation of the Japanese version of Recovery Experience Questionnaire. Journal of Occupational Health, 54, 196-205.
  91. Kubota, K., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., Takahashi, M., Nakata, A., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2012). The empirical distinctiveness of workaholism and work engagement among hospital nurses in Japan: The effect on sleep quality and job performance. Ciencia & Trabajo, 14, 31-36.
  92. Shimazu, A., Demerouti, E., Bakker, A. B., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2011). Workaholism and well-being among Japanese dual-earner couples: A spillover-crossover perspective. Social Science & Medicine, 73, 399-409.
  93. Bakker, A. B., Shimazu, A., Demerouti, E., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2011). Crossover of work engagement among Japanese couples: Perspective taking by both partners. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 16, 112-125.
  94. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Miyanaka, M., & Iwata, N. (2010). Why Japanese workers show low work engagement? An Item Response Theory analysis of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale. BioPsychoSocial Medicine, 4:17.
  95. Kubota, K., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., Takahashi, M., Nakata, A., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2010). Association between workaholism and sleep problems among hospital nurses. Industrial Health, 48, 864-871.
  96. Shimazu, A., Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., & Peeters, M. C. W. (2010). Work-family conflict in Japan: How job and home demands affect psychological distress. Industrial Health, 48, 766-773.
  97. Shimada, K., Shimazu, A., Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., & Kawakami, N. (2010). Work-family spillover among Japanese dual-earner couples: A large community-based study. Journal of Occupational Health, 52, 335-343.
  98. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., & Taris, T. W. (2010). How does workaholism affect worker well-being and performance? The mediating role of coping. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 17, 154-160.
  99. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Ishizaki, M., Shimazu, A., Tsuchiya, M., Tabata, M., Akiyama, M., Kitazume, A., Kuroda, M. (2010). Organizational justice, psychological distress, and work engagement in Japanese workers. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 83, 29-38.
  100. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., & Taris, T. W. (2010). How does workaholism affect worker well-being and performance? The mediating role of coping. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 17, 154-160.
  101. de Jonge, J., van Vegchel, N., Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., & Dormann, C. (2010). A longitudinal test of the demand-control model using specific job demands and specific job control. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 17, 125-133.
  102. Tsuno, K., Kawakami, N., Inoue, A., Ishizaki, M., Tabata, M., Tsuchiya, M., Akiyama, M., Kitazume, A., Kuroda, M., & Shimazu, A. (2009). Intragroup and intergroup conflict at work, psychological distress, and work engagement in a sample of employees in Japan. Industrial Health, 47, 640-648
  103. Schaufeli, W. B., Shimazu, A., & Taris, T. W. (2009). Being driven to work excessively hard: The evaluation of a two-factor measure of workaholism in The Netherlands and Japan. Cross-Cultural Research, 43, 320-348.
  104. Shimazu, A. & Schaufeli, W.B. (2009). Is workaholism good or bad for employee well-being? The distinctiveness of workaholism and work engagement among Japanese employees. Industrial Health, 47, 495-502
  105. Umanodan, R., Kobayashi, Y., Nakamura, M., Kitaoka-Higashiguchi, K., Kawakami, N., & Shimazu, A. (2009). Effects of a worksite stress management training program with Six Short-hour Sessions: A controlled trial among Japanese employees. Journal of Occupational Health, 51, 294-302.
  106. Shimazu, A., Bakker, A. B., & Demerouti , E. (2009). How job demands affect the intimate tartner: A test of the spillover–crossover model in Japan. Journal of Occupational Health, 51, 239-248.
  107. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Ishizaki, M., Tabata, M., Tsuchiya, M., Akiyama, M., Kitazume, A., Kuroda, M., & Shimazu, A. (2009). Three job stress models/concepts and oxidative DNA damage in a sample of workers in Japan. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 66, 329-334.
  108. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Tsutsumi, A., Shimazu, A., Tsuchiya, M., Ishizaki, M., Tabata, M., Akiyama, M., Kitazume, A., Kuroda, M., & Kivimäki, M. (2008). Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Organizational Justice Questionnaire. Journal of Occupational Health, 51, 74-83.
  109. Shimazu, A. & De Jonge, J. (2008). Reciprocal relations between effort-reward imbalance at work and adverse health: A three-wave panel survey. Social Science & Medicine, 68, 60-68.
  110. Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kosugi, S., Suzuki, A., Nashiwa, H., Kato, A., Sakamoto, M., Irimajiri, H., Amano, S., Hirohata, K., Goto, R., & Kitaoka-Higashiguchi, K. (2008). Work engagement in Japan: Validation of the Japanese version of Utrecht Work Engagement Scale. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 57, 510-523.
  111. Shimazu, A., De Jonge, J., & Irimajiri, H. (2008). Lagged effects of active coping within the Demand-Control Model: A three-wave panel study among Japanese employees. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15, 44 – 53.
  112. Shimazu, A., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2007). Does distraction facilitate problem-focused coping with job stress? A one year longitudinal study. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 30, 423-434.
  113. Yamagishi, M., Kobayashi, T., Kobayashi, T., Nagami, M., Shimazu, A., & Kageyama, T. (2007). Effect of web-based assertion training for stress management of Japanese nurses. Journal of Nursing Management, 15, 603-607.
  114. Shimazu, A., Umanodan, R., Schaufeli, W. B. (2006). Effects of brief psycho-education in the workplace on coping skills, psychological distress and physical complaints: A controlled trial. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 80, 60-69.
  115. Shimazu, A., Shimazu, M., & Odahara, T. (2005). Divergent effects of active coping on psychological distress in the context of the job demands-control-support model: The roles of job control and social support. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12, 192-198.
  116. Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., Irimajiri, H., Sakamoto, M., & Amano, S. (2005). Effects of web-based psychoeducation on self-efficacy, problem solving behavior, stress responses and job satisfaction: A controlled clinical trial. Journal of Occupational Health, 47, 405-413.
  117. Shimazu, A., Shimazu, M., & Odahara, T. (2004). Job control and social support as resources of coping: Effects on job satisfaction. Psychological Reports, 94, 449-456.
  118. Shimazu, A., Okada, Y., Sakamoto, M., & Miura, M. (2003). Effects of stress management program for teachers in Japan: A pilot study. Journal of Occupational Health, 45, 202-208.
  119. Shimazu, A. & Kosugi, S. (2003). Job stressors, coping, and psychological distress among Japanese employees: Interplay between active and non-active coping. Work & Stress, 17, 38-51.

SELECTED PUBLICATION: BOOKS

Edited Books

  1. Shimazu, A., Oakman, J., Dollard, M. F., & Bin Nordin, R. (Eds.) (2016). Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Switzerland: Springer.
  2. Dollard, M. F., Shimazu, A., Bin Nordin, R., Brough, P., & Tuckey, M. (Eds). (2014). Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific. Switerland: Springer.

Book Chapters

  1. Kawakami, N., & Shimazu, A. (in press). Mental health and wellbeing in Japan: Social, cultural, and political determinants. In: E. Brunner, N.Cable, & H. Iso (Eds.) Social determinants of health in Japan. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Shimazu, A., Balducci, C., & Taris, T. (2019). Workaholism: About the concept, its antecedents, consequences and prevention. In: T. Taris, M. Peeters, & H.de Witte (Eds.). The fun and frustration of modern working life: Contributions from occupational health psychology perspective. Kalmthout: Pelckmans Pro.
  3. Shimazu, A. & Goering, D. (2017). Participatory approach towards a healthy workplace in Japan. In: C. L. Cooper & M. P. Leiter (Eds.) The Routledge companion to well-being at work. New York: Routledge.
  4. Shimazu, A., Oakman, J., Dollard, M. F., & Bin Nordin, R. (2016). Final chapter: Key contributions and future research directions. In: A. Shimazu, J. Oakman, M. F. Dollard, & R. Bin Nordin. (Eds.) Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Pp. 361-369. Switzerland: Springer.
  5. Imamura, K., Kawakami, N., & Shimazu, A. (2016). Effects of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) among healthy workers: Current research evidence. In: A. Shimazu, J. Oakman, M. F. Dollard, & R. Bin Nordin. (Eds.) Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Pp. 257-265. Switzerland: Springer.
  6. Inoue, A., Kawakami, N., Shimomitsu, T., Tsutsumi, A., Haratani, T., Yoshikawa, T., Shimazu, A., & Odagiri, Y. (2016). Development of the New Brief Job Stress Questionnaire. In: A. Shimazu, J. Oakman, M. F. Dollard, & R. Bin Nordin. (Eds.) Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Pp. 225-247. Switzerland: Springer.
  7. Tsutsumi, A., & Shimazu, A. (2016). Guidelines for primary prevention for mental health at work. In: A. Shimazu, J. Oakman, M. F. Dollard, & R. Bin Nordin. (Eds.) Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Pp. 61-75. Switzerland: Springer.
  8. Oakman, J., Dollard, M. F., Shimazu, A., & Bin Nordin, R. (2016). State of the arts: The context of psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific. In: A. Shimazu, J. Oakman, M. F. Dollard, & R. Bin Nordin. (Eds.) Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Pp. 3-22. Switzerland: Springer.
  9. Shimazu, A. (2015). Heavy work investment and work-family balance among Japanese dual-earner couples. In: C. L., Cooper, & L. Luo (Eds). Handbook of Research on Work-Life Balance in Asia. Pp.61-76. Cheltenham, UK: Elgar Publishing Ltd.61-76
  10. Shimazu, A., Kubota, K., & Bakker, A. B. (2015). How workaholism affects employees and their families. In: I. Harpaz & R. Snir (Eds.) Heavy work investment: Its nature, sources, outcomes, and future directions. Pp. 171-186. New York: Taylor & Francis.
  11. Shimazu, A., Shimada, K., & Watai, I. (2014). Work-family balance and well-being among Japanese dual-earner couples: A spillover-crossover perspective. In: S., Leka & R. Sinclair (Eds.) Contemporary occupational health psychology: Global perspectives on research & practice (Volume 3), Pp. 84-96. Wiley-Blackwell.
  12. Matsuoka, N., & Shimazu, A., (2014). Workaholism in Japanese workers. In: M. F. Dollard, A. Shimazu, R. Bin Nordin, P. Brough & M. Tuckey. (Eds). Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific. Pp. 217-230. Switerland: Springer.
  13. Shimazu, A., Miyanaka, D., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2010). Work engagement from a cultural perspective. In: Albrecht, S. (Ed). Handbook of Employee Engagement: Perspectives, Issues, Research and Practice. Pp. 364-372. Northampton: Edward-Elgar.
  14. Taris, T. W., Schaufeli, W. B., & Shimazu, A. (2010). The Push and Pull of Work: About the Difference between Workaholism and Work Engagement. In A.B. Bakker & M.P. Leiter (Eds.), Work engagement: A handbook of essential theory and research, 39-53. New York: Psychology Press.