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Education

2007: Associate Professor, Sociology, Stockholm University

2000: PhD, Sociology, Stockholm University

1997: PhLic, Sociology, Stockholm University

1987: BSc, Sociology, Stockholm University

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Best poster abstract at the 10th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Tokyo, Japan, 2008.

 

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Presentations

Peer-reviewed conference abstracts published in journals

Kåreholt, I., Darin Mattsson, A., Nilsen, C. (2014) Are socioeconomic position, work stress, and work complexity associated to mobility after retirement? 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Budapest, Hungary. (Also International Journal of behavioral medicine, 21, Issue S1, 154.)

Andel, R., Kåreholt, I. (2013) The role of midlife occupational complexity and leisure time activity in cognitive performance later in life. The 66th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, Lousiana, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, Vol 53, Issue S1, 105.)

Sigurdardottir, S.H., Kåreholt, I. (2013) Patterns of informal and formal care of older people living at home. The 66th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, Lousiana, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, Vol 53, Issue S1, 346.)

Nilsen, C., Darin Mattsson, A., Fors, S., Kåreholt, I. (2013) Work-related stress, midlife socioeconomic position, complex and severe health problems in old age. The 66th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, Lousiana, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, Vol 53, Issue S1, 366.)

Darin Mattsson, A., Kåreholt, I., Fors, S. (2013) Social stratification, work complexity, and psychological distress in old age: Exploring the associations. The 66th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, Lousiana, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, Vol 53, Issue S1, 366-7.)

Kåreholt, I. (2012) Age and sex differences in the relation between education and physical and cognitive functioning among men and women aged 76 years and older. 12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Budapest, Hungary. (Also International Journal of behavioral medicine, 19, Issue S1, 224.)

Kåreholt, I. (2012) Socieconomic position, mobility, and political participation among men and women 77+ in Sweden. The 65rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, California, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 51, Issue S1, 80.)

Meinow, B., Kåreholt, I., Parker MG. (2012) Recent trends in complex health problems in the oldest old in Sweden 1992-2010. The 65rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, California, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 51, Issue S1, 329.)

Hagman, G., Solomon, A., Kåreholt, I., Vuorinen, M., Soininen, H., Kivipelto, M. (2012) Midlife hopelessness and white matter lesions two decades later: a population-based study. 12th International Stockholm/Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy, Stockholm, Sweden. And (2011) Alzheimer's & Dementia, 7, Issue 4, Supplement, S595.

Kramberger, M.G., Cavallin, L., Eriksdotter Jonhagen, M., Winblad, B., Kåreholt, I., Jelic, V., Hagman, G. (2012) Slow alpha background activity in EEG is a prevalent finding in memory clinic populations and related to biological markers and vascular lesions. 12th International Stockholm/Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy, Stockholm, Sweden. And (2011) Alzheimer's & Dementia, 7, Issue 4, Supplement, S160.

Wallin, K., Solomon, A., Kåreholt, I., Tuomilehto, J., Soininen, H., Kivipelto, M. (2012) Rheumatoid arthritis at midlife and the risk of cognitive impairment two decades later: A population-based study. 12th International Stockholm/Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy, Stockholm, Sweden. And (2011) Alzheimer's & Dementia, 7, Issue 4, Supplement, S693.

Hooshmand, B., Kåreholt, I., Solomon, A., Rusanen, M., Leiviska, J., Winblad, B., Soininen, H., Kivipelto, M. (2012) Serum homocysteine, holotranscobalamin, folate and cognition in the elderly: A longitudinal population-based study. 12th International Stockholm/Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy, Stockholm, Sweden. And (2011) Alzheimer's & Dementia, 7, Issue 4, Supplement, S354.

Ahacic, K., Kåreholt, I., Allebeck, P. (2011) Abstaining from alcohol over the lifespan and functional decline in old age. The 64rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 51, Issue S2, 37.)

Lennartsson, C., Kåreholt, I., Parker, MG., Thorslund, M. (2011) The health status of the oldest old in Sweden deteriorated between 1992 and 2002 – How are they today? The 64rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 51, Issue S2, 94.)

Kåreholt, I., Parker, MG. (2011) Age Differences in the Relation between Education and Physical and Cognitive Functioning among Men and Women Aged 76 Years and Older. The 64rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 51, Issue S2.)

Kåreholt, I., Strid, U. (2010) Adult and Childhood Socioeconomic Position (SEP) and Health Behavior in Old Age. The 63rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, Florida, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 50, Special Issue, 456.)

Kåreholt, I., Glanborg, M. (2009) Socioeconomic position and subjective well-being among elderly people in Sweden. 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Paris, France. (Also JNHA—The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 13, Supplement 1, 330.)

Kåreholt, I., Glanborg, M. (2009) Socioeconomic position and subjective well-being among elderly people in Sweden. The 62nd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 49, Special Issue 2, 159.)

Andel, R., Crowe, M., Kåreholt, I., Parker, MG. (2009) Mobility and cognitive functioning: Can socioeconomic position moderate this association? The 62nd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 49, Special Issue 2, 278.)

Schön, P., Kåreholt, I., Thorslund, M., Parker, MG. (2009) Gender differences in the associations between ADL and other health indicators in 1992 and 2002. The 62nd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 49, Special Issue 2, 442.)

Salomon, A., Kåreholt, I., Ngandu, T., Winblad, B., Nissinen, A., Tuomilehto, J., Soininen, H., Kivipelto, M. (2009) Risk factor versus risk marker: Serum total cholesterol, its changes after midlife and late-lifed cognitive impairment. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 283 Issue: 1-2, 258.

Larsson, K., Thorslund, M., Kåreholt, I. (2007) Care utilization in the last years of life in relation to age and time to death. The 60th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, California, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 47, Special Issue 1, 110.)

Kåreholt, I., Gatz, M., Lennartsson, C., Parker, MG. (2007) Different leisure time activities and cognition in average 23 years later—results based on Swedish national random samples. The 60th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, California, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 47, Special Issue 1, 553.)

Nordberg G, von Strauss E, Kåreholt I, Johansson L, Wimo A. (2005) The amount of informal and formal care among non-demented and demented elderly persons-Results from a Swedish population based study. International Psychogeriatrics, 17, Supplement 2, 334-335. (Twelfth Congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association. Stockholm, Sweden.)

Rovio S, Kåreholt I, Helkala E-L, Viitanen M, Tuomilehto J, Nissinen A, Soininen H, Winblad B, Kivipelto M. (2005) Leisure Time Physical Activity at Midlife and the Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 17, Supplement 2, 194. (Twelfth Congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association. Stockholm, Sweden.)

Andel R, Kåreholt I, Parker MG, Thorslund T, Gatz (2005) Complexity of Main Lifetime Occupation and Cognition in Advanced Old Age. The 58th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, Florida, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 45, Special Issue 1, 24.)

Larsson K, Thorslund M, Kåreholt I. (2005) Are Public Eldercare Resources Targeted According to Need? Results from a Longitudinal Study of a Swedish Elderly Population. The 58th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, Florida, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 45, Special Issue 1, 484.)

Kåreholt, I., Parker, M. G., Thorslund, M., Meinow, B., Ahacic, K. (2004). “Possible Causes for Declining Health in the Oldest Old of Sweden During the past 10 Years.” The 57th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 44, Special Issue 1, 49-50.)

Parker, MG, Kåreholt, I, Derwinger, A, Gatz M. (2004). “A short instrument for measuring everyday competence in a population survey.” The Gerontologist, 44, Special Issue 1, 282. (The 57th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Washington, USA.)

Anttila, T., Helkala, E-L., Viitanen, M., Kåreholt, I., Fratiglioni, L., Winblad, B., Soinen, H. (2004). ”Alcohol drinking at midlife and the risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in late-life“. Neurobiology of Aging, 25: Suppl. 2, S397-S397.

Parker, M. G., Kåreholt, I., Lundberg, O. & Thorslund, M. (2003). ”The Swedish Panel Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old (SWEOLD).” The 56th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 43, Special Issue 1.)

Meinow, B., Kåreholt, I., Lagergren, M., & Parker, M. G. (2003). ”Who Receives More Hours of Help? Predictors of the Amount of Home-help Among Elderly Living Alone in Sweden.” The 56th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 43, Special Issue 1, 461.)

Kåreholt, I. & Meinow, B. (2003). ”10-Year Change in Health, Health Behaviour, and Living Conditions Among the Oldest Old in Sweden Between 1992 and 2002.” The 56th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 43, Special Issue 1, 514.)

Karp, A., Kåreholt, I., Qiu, C., Bellander, T., Winblad, B., Fratiglioni, L., Bellander, T. (2002). “Education and occupation-based socio-economic status in relation to incident dementia”. Neurobiology of Aging, 23 (1): 1105 Suppl. 1, S296-S296.

Kåreholt, I. (2002). “Is it necessary to use multilevel analysis to study cohort differences in mortality? An empirical example based on a Swedish population sample born 1897-1945.” The 55th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 42, Special Issue 1, 348.)

Parker, M. G., Kåreholt, I., Meinow, B. & Thorslund, M. (2002). “Who survives despite the odds? Survivors of poor health in a Swedish study from middle age to old age (1968 to 1992).” The 55th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 42, Special Issue 1, 98-99.)

Lennartsson, C., Silverstein, M., Kåreholt, I. (2002). “Why Do Leisure Activities Reduce Mortality in Old Age? The Role of Subjective Beliefs.” The 55th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Boston, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 42, Special Issue 1, 118.)

Meinow B, Kåreholt I, Parker MG, Thorslund M, (2001). “Predicting mortality among community-based elderly people: A comparison of nurse's and own evaluations”. The 54th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Chicago, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 41, Special Issue 1, 384-385.)

Kåreholt, I., Meinow, B., Parker, M. G., and Thorslund, M. (2001). “Predicting mortality among community-based elderly people: The effect of time from baseline”. The 54th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Chicago, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 41, Special Issue 1, 384-5.)

Parker, M. G.,Kåreholt, I., Meinow, B., and Thorslund, M. (2001). “Predicting mortality among community-based elderly people: The role of gender and age”. The 54th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Chicago, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 41, Special Issue 1, 384.)

Kåreholt, I. (2000). “Occupational class and mortality risk in an ageing Swedish population — the role of selection effects”. The 53rd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Washington, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 40, Special Issue 1.)

Kåreholt, I. (1999). “Social class and mortality – differences between a fixed and a time-varying measure of social class”. The 52nd Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 39, Special Issue 1.)

Kåreholt, I. (1998). “Social class changes and mortality risk”. The 51st Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. Philadelphia, USA. (Also The Gerontologist, 38, Special Issue 1.)

 

Other peer-reviewed conference abstracts

Kåreholt, I., Meinow, B., Darin Mattsson, A. (2013) Are work conditions more than 20 years earlier associated to complex and severe health problems after retirement age? The 20th IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics) World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, South Korea.

Darin Mattsson, A., Kåreholt, I. (2013) Is work complexity associated with psychological distress after retirement age? The 20th IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics) World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, South Korea.

Sigurdardottir, S. H., Kåreholt, I. (2013) Who receives informal- and formal care in Iceland? The 20th IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics) World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, South Korea.

Garcia-Ptacek, S., Cavallin, L., Kåreholt, I., Kramberger, M., Winblad, B., Jelic, V., Eriksdotter, M. (2013) Subjective cognitive impairment: who are they? SCI subjects in our clinical practice. Spanish Neurological Society.

Kåreholt, I. (2012) Socioeconomic position and political participation among men and women 77+ in Sweden. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark, p193-4.

Andel, R., Silverstein, M., Kåreholt, I. (2012) Occupational and Leisure Time Engagement at Midlife and Cognitive Functioning in Advanced Old Age. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lennartsson, C., Kåreholt, I., Parker, M.G., Thorslund, M. (2012) The health of the oldest old in Sweden deteriorated between 1992 and 2002 – is it better or worse in 2011? The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark, p153.

Meinow, B., Kåreholt, I., Thorslund. M. (2012) Recent trends in complex health problems in the oldest old in Sweden 1992-2010/11. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark, p206.

Agahi, N., Shaw, B., Kåreholt, I., Lennartsson, C. (2012) Trajectories of social activities and mobility problems from middle to old age. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark, p207.

Kåreholt, I. (2012) Socieconomic position and political participation in terms of voting among elderly 77+ in Sweden. The Second International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Kåreholt, I Strid, U. (2010) Adult and Childhood Socioeconomic Position (SEP) and Health Behavior in Old Age. 20th Nordic Congress of Gerontology. Reykjavik, Iceland.

Parker, V., Kåreholt, I. (2010) Work for life or death? A longitudinal study of the effects of work environment on the association between adult socioeconomic status and ill health among the elderly. 20th Nordic Congress of Gerontology. Reykjavik, Iceland.

Kåreholt I, Gatz M, Lennartsson C, Parker MG. (2008) Different leisure time activities and cognition in average 23 years later—results based on Swedish national random samples. 10th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Tokyo, Japan.

Kåreholt I, S.Rovio, T.Ngandu, B.Winblad, J.Tuomilehto, A.Nissinen, H.Soininen, A.Cedazo-Minguez, M.Kivipelto (2006) Genetic and lifestyle determinants of dementia. (18th Nordic Congress of Gerontology. Jyväskylä, Finland.)

Kåreholt I, Ahacic K, Thorslund M. (2006) Analyses of the Causes for Declining Health in the Oldest Old in Sweden 1992-2002. (XVI World Congress of Sociology. Durban, South Africa.)

Kåreholt, I. (2005) Analyses of the cause for declining health in the oldest old in Sweden 1992-2002. (The 18th congress of the international association of gerontology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.)

Anttila, T., Helkala, E-L., Viitanen, M., Kåreholt, I., Fratiglioni, L., Winblad, B., Soinen, H., Tuomilehto, J., Nissinen, A. & Kivipelto, M. (2004). ”Alcohol drinking and the risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia”. 17th Nordic Congress in Gerontology.

Kåreholt, I., Parker, M. G., Meinow, B., and Ahacic, K. (2004). “Declining health in the oldest old of Sweden during the past 10 years.” International Sociological Association, Sociology of Aging Conference. Guilford, UK.

Parker, M.G, Kåreholt, I, Andersson, S. & Thorslund, M. (2004) “The effect of survey design on prevalence of ADL and mobility limitations”. 17th Nordic Congress in Gerontology.

Kåreholt, I, Parker, M, Meinow, B. & Ahacic, K. (2004) “Declining health in the oldest old of Sweden during the past 10 years”. 17th Nordic Congress in Gerontology.

Meinow, B. Kåreholt, I & Lagergren, M. (2004) ”Who receives more hours of home help? A population-based study in an urban area of Sweden”. 17th Nordic Congress in Gerontology.

Karp, A., Kåreholt, I., Qiu, C., Bellander, T., Winblad, B. and Laura Fratiglioni. (2003). “The relation between the risk of dementia and socioeconomic status at different stages of the adult life-course.” Vth European Congress of Gerontology”. Barcelona.

Kåreholt, I. (2001). “The effect of cohort- and person-specific socioeconomic conditions in childhood on socioeconomic differences in mortality”. The International Association of Gerontology's 17th World Congress in Vancouver, Canada.