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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

Birth cohort differences in cognitive aging: Secular trends in levels of functioning and rates of change over 30 years in a population-based Swedish sample
Peter Karlsson, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Ingmar Skoog, Boo Johansson
22NKG Gothenburg – 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology , Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Neuropathologic Assessment of Dementia Markers in Identical and Fraternal Twins
D. Iacono, I. Volkman, I. Nennesmo, N. L. Pedersen, L. Fratiglioni et al.
Brain Pathology, Journal article 2014
Journal article

Factors associated with increased risk for dementia in individuals age 80 years or older with congestive heart failure.
Carina Hjelm, Anders Broström, Anna Dahl, Boo Johansson, Mats Fredrikson et al.
The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, Journal article 2014
Journal article

2013

Beyond Cognitive Terminal Decline in Later Life: Search for Contributing and Underlying Mechanisms
Boo Johansson, Valgeir Thorvaldsson
66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

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