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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

Trajectories of Big Five Personality Traits: A Coordinated Analysis of 16 Longitudinal Samplesty
E. K. Graham, S. J. Weston, D. Gerstorf, T. B. Yoneda, T. Booth et al.
European Journal of Personality, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Increased risk for hip fracture after death of a spouse-further support for bereavement frailty?
Cecilie Hongslo Vala, Mattias Lorentzon, Valter Sundh, H. Johansson, C Lewerin et al.
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Increases in Neuroticism May Be an Early Indicator of Dementia: A Coordinated Analysis
T. Yoneda, J. Rush, E. K. Graham, Anne Ingeborg Berg, H. Comijs et al.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Journal article 2020
Journal article

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2014

How should we model and interpret changes in cognitive function in the context of changes in health and mortality?
A Piccinin, G Muniz, A Robitaille, Boo Johansson, S Hofer
22NKG Gothenburg – 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology , Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

The role of education on the association between cognitive decline and the time to dementia diagnosis: evidence from the OCTO Twin longitudinal study
D Cadar, Boo Johansson, A Piccinin, S Hofer, G Muniz-Terrera
22NKG Gothenburg – 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Poster 2014
Poster

Paintings by Alzheimer's disease patients: Relationship to disease stages and instructions
E Miller, Boo Johansson
22NKG Gothenburg – 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Poster 2014
Poster

Education Does Not Moderate the Rate of Cognitive Decline Prior to Dementia Diagnosis: Evidence From the OCTO-Twin Longitudinal Study
D Cadar, Boo Johansson, A Piccinin, S Hofer, G Muniz-Terrera
GSA Washington DC – Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting , Poster 2014
Poster

Beyond Grip Strength: Associations between Fine Motor ADL Performance and Cognitive Ability in a Non-demented Sample of Older Adults
E.B Fauth, S.Y Schaefer, S.H Zarit, M Ernsth-Bravell, Boo Johansson
GSA Washington DC – Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting , Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Age smart-age well! International evaluations of the effect of education on preclinical stages of dementia: evidence from four longitudinal European studies
D Cadar, A Piccinin, S Blossom, M Aaersen, M Huisman et al.
22NKG Gothenburg – 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology , Poster 2014
Poster

Choise and decision-making in Swedish elderly care
Anna Dunér, Pär Bjälkebring, Boo Johansson
22NKG Gothenburg – 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology , Poster 2014
Poster

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