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Boo Johansson


Boo Johansson

+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
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Boo Johansson


  • 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.


  • 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

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Interdependence of cognitive development among the oldest-old: Report from the Lund 80+ study
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Torbjörn Svensson, Boo Johansson
Presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Poster 2012

The influence of heart failure on longitudinal changes in cognition among individuals 80 years of age and older.
Carina Hjelm, Anna Dahl, Anders Broström, jan mårtensson, Boo Johansson et al.
Journal of clinical nursing, Journal article 2012
Journal article

Effects of Remaining Time for Psychological Well-Being and Cognition
Boo Johansson, Anne Ingeborg Berg
Handbook of Adulthood and Aging / Krauss Whitbourne, S. and Sliwinski, M.S. (eds), Malden, MA, USA, Wiley-Blackwell, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book


Joint modeling of longitudinal change and survival
G.M. Terrera, A.M. Piccinin, Boo Johansson, F. Matthews, S.M. Hofer
GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, Journal article 2011
Journal article

Onset and rate of cognitive change before dementia diagnosis: findings from two Swedish population-based longitudinal studies
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Stuart W S Macdonald, Laura Fratiglioni, Bengt Winblad, Miia Kivipelto et al.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Journal article 2011
Journal article

Self-reported activities of daily living and performance-based functional ability: a study of congruence among the oldest old
Marie Ernsth Bravell, Steven H Zarit, Boo Johansson
European Journal of Ageing, Journal article 2011
Journal article

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