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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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2007

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

Cognitive abilities in late life, proximity to death and distance from birth
Boo Johansson, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, S Hofer, N. L. Pedersen, S Berg et al.
Cognitive abilities in late life, proximity to death and distance from birth. Paper presented at the 18th Nordic Congress in Gerontology, Jyväskylä, Finland., Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Cross-national coordinated analysis (IALSA) of age, sex, and education effects on change in MMSE scores
M Piccinin, S, M Hofer, K.J. Anstey, I.J. Deary, Boo Johansson et al.
59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX, USA., Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

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