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Boo Johansson

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Boo Johansson

boo.johansson@psy.gu.se
+46 31 786 1656

Room number: 441
Postal Address: Box 500, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 41314 Göteborg


Department of Psychology (More Information)
Box 500
405 30 Göteborg
www.psy.gu.se
psykologi@psy.gu.se
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Boo Johansson

Biography

  • 2001 - Professor of Psychology, especially geropsychology, Dept. of Psychology, University of Gothenburg.
  • 1993- Adjunct Professor of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
  • 1975-2001 Research Psychologist, Associate Professor, Professor, Institute of Gerontology, University College of Health Sciences, Jönköping.
     
  • 1995 Specialist Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • 1990 Associate professor (docent affiliation), Dept. of Psychology, University of Gothenburg
  • 1985 Ph.D in psychology, Dept. of Psychology, University of Gothenburg
  • 1982 Licenced psychologist
  • 1975 BA in psychology, Uppsala university.

Teaching

  • Geropsychology- Adult Development and Aging
  • Cognitive health – Neuropsychology
  • Mental Health and Well-being in Aging

Research interests

Cognition, cognitive and mental health in late adulthood and aging. Normal aging, compromised cognition, and dementia. Clinical, twin, and longitudinal population-based aging studies.

Current research

 

OCTO TWIN Study (project catalogue)

Selected publications

 

Latest publications

The Role of Personality in Retirement Adjustment: Longitudinal Effects on Life Satisfaction
Isabelle Hansson, Georg Henning, Sandra Buratti, Magnus Lindwall, Marie Kivi et al.
GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, November 13-17, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

A Multi-study Coordinated Meta-analysis of Pulmonary Function and Cognition in Aging
E. C. Duggan, A. M. Piccinin, S. Clouston, A. V. Koval, A. Robitaille et al.
Journals of Gerontology Series a-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Longitudinal correspondence between subjective and objective memory in the oldest old: A parallel process model by gender
J. W. Jones, E. B. Fauth, M. Ernsth Bravell, Boo Johansson, T. Ledermann
European Journal of Ageing, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Direct and Indirect Associations between Personality and Life Satisfaction in the Retirement Transition
Isabelle Hansson, Georg Henning, Sandra Buratti, Magnus Lindwall, Boo Johansson et al.
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress (IAGG-ER), Gothenburg, Sweden, May 23-25, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Disentangling the Mechanisms of Retirement Adjustment: Determinants and Consequences of Subjective Well-Being
Isabelle Hansson, Sandra Buratti, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Boo Johansson, Anne Ingeborg Berg
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress (IAGG-ER), Gothenburg, Sweden, May 23-25, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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2004

Gender differences in heritability of depressive symptoms in the elderly
M Jansson, M. Gatz, S. Berg, Boo Johansson, B. Malmberg et al.
PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE, Journal article 2004
Journal article

Comorbid type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension exacerbates cognitive decline: evidence from a longitudinal study
Linda Hassing, Scott M. Hofer, Sven E. Nilsson, Stig Berg, Nancy L. Pedersen et al.
Age and Ageing, Journal article 2004
Journal article

Memory and cognitive trajectories from age 85 to 100: Normative and individual data in H70.
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, S Berg, G Steen, Boo Johansson
17th Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Stockholm, Sweden (abstract nr. P155:18) , Conference paper 2004
Conference paper

Importance of functional capacity for life-satisfaction in late life: Findings in a population-based sample aged 80 and older
Anne Ingeborg Berg, Linda Hassing, G.E. McClearn, Boo Johansson
Presented at 17th Nordic Congress in Gerontology (Stockholm, Sweden), Conference paper 2004
Conference paper

Gerontology in Sweden. A research and institutional perspective
Boo Johansson, B Malmberg
Contemporary Gerontology: A Journal of Reviews and Critical Discourse, Journal article 2004
Journal article

Laxative treatment elevates plasma homocysteine: a study on a population-based Swedish sample of old people
Boo Johansson, SE Nilsson, S Takkinen, G Dotevall, A Melander et al.
European Journal of Pharmacology, Journal article 2004
Journal article

Change in cognitive cababilities in the old-old: The effects of proximity to death in genetically-related individuals over a six-year period.
Boo Johansson, S, M Hofer, J, C Allaire, M, M Maldonado-Molina, M Piccinin et al.
Psych Aging, Journal article 2004
Journal article

Type 2 diabetes mellitus contributes to cognitive change in the oldest old: A longitudinal population-based study
Linda Hassing, M. D Grant, S. M Hofer, N. L Pedersen, S. E Nilsson et al.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Journal article 2004
Journal article

2003

Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cognitive performance in a population-based sample of the oldest-old: Impact of comorbid dementia
Linda Hassing, Boo Johansson, Nancy Pedersen, Sven Nilsson, Stig Berg et al.
Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, Journal article 2003
Journal article

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