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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

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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Decline in memory, visuospatial ability, and crystalized cognitive abilities in older adults: normative aging or terminal decline?
R. Bendayan, A. M. Piccinin, S. M. Hofer, D. Cadar, Boo Johansson et al.
Journal of Aging Research, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Personality predicts mortality risk: An integrative data analysis of 15 international longitudinal studies
E. K. Graham, J. P. Rutsohn, N. A. Turiano, R. Bendayan, P. J. Batterham et al.
Journal of Research in Personality, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Förenklad debatt om LOV missar målet
Anna Dunér, Boo Johansson, Pär Bjälkebring
Göteborgs Posten, Newspaper article 2017
Newspaper article

Long-term effects of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for depression in primary care - the PRIM-NET controlled trial.
Maria Christina Eriksson, Marie Kivi, Dominique Hange, Eva-Lisa Petersson, Nashmil Ariai et al.
Scandinavian journal of primary health care, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Latent growth models matched to research questions to answer questions about dynamics of change in multiple processes.
Annie Robitaille, Graciela Muniz-Terrera, Amanda Kelly, Boo Johansson, Scott Hofer et al.
Journal of clinical epidemiology, Journal article 2017
Journal article


Transition to Retirement: The Importance of Psychological Resources
Isabelle Hansson, Anne Ingeborg Berg, Sandra Buratti, Boo Johansson
GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, November 16-20, 2016, Poster 2016

Life Satisfaction in Different Stages of the Retirement Transition: Initial Findings From the HEARTS Study
Isabelle Hansson, Sandra Buratti, Anne Ingeborg Berg, Boo Johansson
International Interdisciplinary Conference: Work, Age, Health, and Employment - Evidence from Longitudinal Studies, University of Wuppertal, Germany, 19-21 September 2016, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

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