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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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2007

Telomere length predicts survival independent of genetic influences
S.L. Bakaysa, L. A. Mucci, P.E. Slagboom, D.I. Boomsma, G.E. McClearn et al.
Aging Cell, Journal article 2007
Journal article

Behavioral & Social Sciences : If I only had a good health”: A study of relationships between life satisfaction and medical diagnoses in the oldest-old.
Anne Ingeborg Berg, Linda Hassing, Sven Nilsson, G.E. McClearn, Boo Johansson
At the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting “The Era of Global Aging: Challenges and Opportunities” The Gerontologist, vol 47, Spical issue II, Oct. 2007, Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

Genetic Covaration of Grip Strength and General Cognitive Ability in Octogenarian Swedish Twins
T Vasilopoulos, G.M Vogler, G.E. McClearn, S Berg, Boo Johansson
At the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting “The Era of Global Aging: Challenges and Opportunities”. The Gerontologist, vol 47, Spical issue II, Oct. 2007., Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

Population inference with mortality and attrition in longitudinal studies on aging: a two-stage multiple imputation method.
O Harel, S.M Hofer, L Hoffman, N.L. Pedersen, Boo Johansson
Exp Aging Res, Journal article 2007
Journal article

Onset of cognitive decline in pre-clinical dementia: Findings from the longitudinal H-70 study in Göteborg
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Ingmar Skoog, Boo Johansson
XI Congress of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Göteborg, Sweden (abstract nr. OR-19.4)., Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

2006

Longitudinal changes in physical functional performance among the oldest old: insight from a study of Swedish twins
D.N Proctor, E.B Fauth, L Hoffman, S. M Hofer, G. E McClearn et al.
Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Role of genes and environments for explaining Alzheimer disease
Margaret Gatz, Chandra A. Reynolds, Laura Fratiglioni, Boo Johansson, James A. Mortimer et al.
ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Estimating the effects of repeated test exposure by a design-based sampling approach
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, S.M Hofer, S Berg, Boo Johansson
The 2006 Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA. , Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

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