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Johanna Gustafsson

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303948

Room: P2121

About Johanna Gustafsson

Johanna Gustafsson (born 1975) holds a PhD in Disability Science and works as a researcher at Örebro University. The main focus in her research is primarily work-life rehabilitation and working life for people with disabilities, with a particular interest in the Supported Employment method. Johannas research currently concerns health and salutogenic factors for people with hearing impairment in working life, Supported employments and gender, implementation of Supported Employment at JobbTorg Stockholm, mobility (international internships) and health of young people with disabilities, and solution-focused work methods and health of young asylum-seekers at HVB-homes and pupils in Upper Secondary Shools. She has international assignments, including being an expert in the Academic Network of Experts in Disability (ANED), and is part of both national and international collaborative constellations.


Articles in journals |  Doctoral theses, monographs | 

Articles in journals

Karlsson, E. , Mäki-Torkko, E. , Widén, S. , Gustafsson, J. , Manchaiah, V. , Mahomed-Asmail, F. , Swanepoel, D. W. , Yerraguntla, K. & et al. (2020). Validation of the Brief International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) core set for hearing loss: an international multicentre study. International Journal of Audiology, 1-9.
Persson Waye, K. , Fredriksson, S. , Hussain-Alkhateeb, L. , Gustafsson, J. & van Kamp, I. (2019). Preschool teachers' perspective on how high noise levels at preschool affect children's behavior. PLoS ONE, 14 (3).
Gustafsson, J. , Peralta, J. & Danermark, B. (2018). Supported Employment and Social Inclusion: Experiences of Workers with Disabilities in Wage Subsidized Employment in Sweden. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, 20 (1), 26-36.
Gustafsson, J. , Peralta, J. & Danermark, B. (2013). The employer's perspective: employment of people with disabilities in wage subsidized employments. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research.
Gustafsson, J. , Peralta, J. & Danermark, B. (2013). The employer’s perspective on supported employment for people with disabilities: successful approaches ofsSupported employment organizations. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 38 (2), 99-111.
Germundsson, P. , Gustafsson, J. , Lind, M. & Danermark, B. (2012). Disability and supported employment: impact on employment, income, and allowances. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 35 (3), 263-269.

Doctoral theses, monographs