Long working hours and cognitive function: the Whitehall II Study.

@article{Virtanen2009LongWH,
  title={Long working hours and cognitive function: the Whitehall II Study.},
  author={Marianna Virtanen and Archana Singh-Manoux and Jane E. Ferrie and D. Gimeno and Michael Marmot and Marko Elovainio and Markus Jokela and Jussi Vahtera and Mika Kivim{\"a}ki},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={169 5},
  pages={596-605}
}
This study examined the association between long working hours and cognitive function in middle age. Data were collected in 1997-1999 (baseline) and 2002-2004 (follow-up) from a prospective study of 2,214 British civil servants who were in full-time employment at baseline and had data on cognitive tests and covariates. A battery of cognitive tests (short-term memory, Alice Heim 4-I, Mill Hill vocabulary, phonemic fluency, and semantic fluency) were measured at baseline and at follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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