Ernst Bohlmeijer

e.t.bohlmeijer@utwente.nl

Professor, Mental Health Promotion, Twente University

AFFILIATIONS:

  • International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review (IIRLR)

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Psychology, Free University Amsterdam
  • Master Psychology, Leiden University

AWARDS:

  • 2009 Theoretical developments in social gerontology Award. Gerontological Society of America.
  • 2007 Nomination for Societal Impact Award. Vrije Universiteit

DISCIPLINE:

  • Psychology

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AREAS OF RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Ernst has a special interest in the development and evaluation of person-based and life-review interventions in mental health care.

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Complete list of publications

Publications:

  • Kenyon, G., Bohlmeijer, E.T., Randall, W.R. (Eds). (2011). Storying later life, Issues, perspectives and applications in narrative gerontology. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Westerhof, G.J. & Bohlmeijer, E.T. (2011).  Psychologie van de levenskunst, geestelijke gezondheidsbevordering. (Psychology of the art of living, mental health promotion). Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Boom.
  • Bohlmeijer, E.T.& Westerhof, G.J. (2010). Storying one’s life, your autobiography as a source of wisdom. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Boom.
  • Korte, J., Westerhof, G.J., Bohlmeijer, E.T. Mediating Processes in an Effective Life-review Intervention. Psychology & Aging. In press.
  • Korte, J., Bohlmeijer, E.T., Westerhof, G.J., Cappeliez, P., Smit, F. Life-review therapy for older adults with depressive symptomatology. Evaluation in a pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychological Medicine In press
  • Bohlmeijer, E.T, Westerhof, G.J., Randall, W., Tromp, T., Kenyon, G. Narrative foreclosure in later life, preliminary considerations of a new sensitizing concept. Journal of Aging Studies. 25, 364 – 370.

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