Lars Jacobsson

Lars Jacobsson

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I am a practicing neuropsychologist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Sunderby Hospital in Norrbotten County. I took my psychologist degree in 1984, received my licence in 1986 and earned the Swedish Association of Registered Psychologists’ specialist level in neuropsychology in 2000. I defended my thesis in Health sciences at Luleå University of Technology in 2010. In my thesis project, I evaluated the life situation of people with traumatic brain injury 6-15 years after their injury. Combined with my employment at Norrbotten County Council, I am also lecturer in the Department of Health Sciences, Luleå University of Technology.

I am part of the Rehabilitation Medicine Research Group and in my research I am evaluating the possibilities for transferring, using and evaluating rehabilitation experiences of acquired brain injury for rehabilitating patients with Parkinson’s disease and MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment). In 2013 I finished the data collection of a second follow-up of the same individuals that were part of my thesis in 2010. I am also part of a project surveying different assessment tools, including life satisfaction in people with traumatic brain injury. I am together with Jan Lexell och Christina Brogårdh supervisor for Lina Rosengren. In her thesis work she is exploring life stisfaction among people with Parkinson’s disease.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Health Sciences
  • Neurology


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