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Thomas Hansen

Thomas Hansen

About

By education a social psychologist, Hansen has worked mainly in the areas of gerontology and mental health and well-being. He prepared his doctoral thesis (2010) at the University of Oslo (Faculty of Medicine). The title of the thesis was "Subjective well-being in the second half of life". To date, publications include studies of aging, mental health, well-being, childlessness, informal caregiving, gender division of housework and childcare.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Psychology

Subject areas

Aging   Quality of Life   Life-evolvement   Care-taking   Care-taking of elders   Mental Health   Old people

Research projects

Scientific publications

Træen, Bente; Hansen, Thomas; Stulhofer, Aleksandar (2020). SILENCING THE SEXUAL SELF AND RELATIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL WELL-BEING IN LATER LIFE: A GENDERED ANALYSIS OF NORTH VERSUS SOUTH OF EUROPE. Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

Hansen, Thomas; Slagsvold, Britt (2020). An “Army of Volunteers”? Engagement, Motivation, and Barriers to Volunteering among the Baby Boomers. Journal of gerontological social work.

Hansen, Thomas; Slagsvold, Britt (2020). Hansen, T. & Slagsvold, B. (2020). Refleksiv frivillighet i en norsk kontekst – om eldres deltakelse, motivasjon og potensiale. Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning, 23(1), 4-19. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 23.

Aartsen, Marja; Hansen, Thomas (2020). Social Participation in the Second Half of Life. Rattan, Suresh (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology. Chapter. p. 247-255.

Hansen, Thomas; Slagsvold, Britt (2019). Et Øst-Vest skille for eldres livskvalitet i Europa? En sammenligning av ensomhet og depressive symptomer i 12 land. Nordisk Østforum .

von Soest, Tilmann; Luhmann, Maike; Hansen, Thomas; Gerstorf, Denis (2018). Development of loneliness in midlife and old age: Its nature and correlates. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology . Vol. 118.
http://hdl.handle.net/10852/71666

Hansen, Thomas; Aartsen, Marja; Slagsvold, Britt; Deindl, Christian (2018). Dynamics of volunteering and life satisfaction in midlife and old age: Findings from 12 European countries. Social Sciences .

von Soest, Tilmann; Wagner, Jenny; Hansen, Thomas; Gerstorf, Denis (2018). Self-esteem across the second half of life: The role of socioeconomic status, physical health, social relationships, and personality factors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology . Vol. 114.
http://hdl.handle.net/10852/61227

Hansen, Thomas; Valkova, Jana (2017). Work-family squeeze in Norway and the Czech Republic: On the prevalence and consequences of care and work combinations in two different contexts. Sirovatka, Tomáš; Valkova, Jana (Ed.). Understanding Care Policies in Changing Times:Experiences and Lessons from the Czech Republic and Norway. Ch. 7. p. 185-205. Nakladatelství Masarykovy univerzity.

Aartsen, Marja; Veenstra, Marijke; Hansen, Thomas (2017). Social pathways to health: On the mediating role of the social network in the relation between socio-economic position and health. SSM - Population Health . Vol. 3.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2442846





These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete