Search for dissertations about: "Boo Johansson"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Boo Johansson.

  1. 1. An Inquiry into Satisfaction and Variations in User-Oriented Elderly Care

    Author : Petri Kajonius; Ali Kazemi; Åke Wahlin; Boo Johansson; Åke Wallin; Petri J. Kajonius; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Satisfaction; elderly; care quality; user-orientated care; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The foundation for this thesis is an ongoing discussion about quality in Swedish elderly care: Which are the most important factors that contribute to elderly care in terms of satisfaction among older persons, and what are the primary reasons for their differences? Aims. The principal aim was to examine what determines satisfaction with elderly care in home care and nursing homes, using the perspective of older persons (Studies I and II). READ MORE

  2. 2. Cognitive training in young and old adults : Transfer, long-term effects, and predictors of gain

    Author : Petra Sandberg; Anna Stigsdotter Neeyl; Michael Rönnlund; Boo Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Cognitive training; aging; old adults; executive function; life-span; individual differences; episodic memory; inhibition; shifting; updating; cognitive control; strategy training; mnemonics; predictors; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Aging, also in the absence of pathological conditions, is associated with cognitivedecline, especially in so called fluid abilities, such as episodic memory andexecutive functions. Due to an ongoing demographic shift, a larger part of thepopulation will reach higher ages, and more people will be affected by age-relatedcognitive decline. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Matters : Differences and change in disability and health among our oldest women and men

    Author : Pär Schön; Marti G. Parker; Mats Thorslund; Boo Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; gender differences; health trends; disability; care utilization; healthy life expectancy; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates gender differences in health and how they have changed between 1992 and 2002 among very old people. It explores gender differences in the association between disability and health, and gender differences in care utilization among our oldest old people. READ MORE

  4. 4. EXPLORING MOTIVATIONAL MECHANISMS IN EXERCISE BEHAVIOUR : Applying Self-determination theory in a person-centred approach

    Author : Karin Anna Weman-Josefsson; Magnus Lindwall; Boo Johansson; Jesper Lundgren; Psykologiska Institutionen Göteborgs Universitet; []
    Keywords : autonomy; competence; exercise; intervention; mediation; relatedness;

    Abstract : Involvement in physical activity (PA) and exercise behaviour is multifaceted and depends on bidirectional correlations between multiple factors; one avenue to increase the understanding of sustainable exercise behaviours would be to employ a motivational perspective. In this thesis, this was done by placing the primary focus on Self-determination theory (SDT) as a person-centred approach to study the motivational mechanisms believed to impact exercise behaviour based on the SDT process model. READ MORE