Mandana Fallahpour

Mandana Fallah Pour

Assisterande lektor

Om mig

Assisterande lektor på arbetsterapeututbildningen och forskare i NBN forskargruppen (Nordic Brain Netwrok),  HELD forskargruppen (Health in Everyday Life among people with Neurological Disorders) och CACTUS forskargruppen (Cognitive Accessibility and Technology Use when Ageing in home and Society) vid institutionen för NVS på karolinska Institutet.



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Publikationer på engelska

Schuhmacher, T. P., Andresen, M., & Fallahpour, M. (2022). Clinical reasoning of occupational therapists in selecting activities together with older adults with dementia to postpone further development of cognitive decline. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, DOI: 10.1080/11038128.2022.2112282.

Fallahpour, M., Fritz, H., Thunborg, C., Akenine, U., & Kivipelto, M. (2022). Experiences of Active Everyday Life among persons with prodromal Alzheimer’s disease: a qualitative study. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 15:1921-1932. DOI: 10.2147/JMDH.S369878.  

Fallahpour, M., Eriksson, G., & Guidetti, S. (2022). Changes in Perceived Impact of Stroke on Everyday Life over Five Years in a Rehabilitation Sample that Received an Activity of Daily Living Intervention: A Follow-Up Study. J Rehabil Med, 54, jrm00291.

Fallahpour, M., Nygard, L., & Asaba, E. (2022). Communication and engagement as potentiality in everyday life between persons with young onset dementia living in a nursing home and caregivers. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being, 17(1), 2035305.

Akenine, U., Thunberg, C., Kivipelto, M., & Fallahpour, M. (2022). Experiences of Participation in a Multimodal Preventive Trial MIND-ADMINI Among Persons with Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare 2022(15), 219-234.  

Bergstrom, A., Fallahpour, M., & Vikstrom, S. (2021). Occupational gaps reported by proxies for persons with dementia residing in a nursing home. Scand J Occup Ther, 1-10. 

Berger, M., Asaba, E., Fallahpour, M., & Farias, L. (2020). The sociocultural shaping of mothers’ doing, being, becoming and belonging after returning to work. Journal of Occupational Science online published 18 Nov 2020. DOI:

Akenine, U., Barbera, M., Beishuizen, C., Fallahpour, M., Guillemont, J., Rosenberg, A., Coley, N., Mangialasche, F., Salo, L., Savy, S., Pols, J., Andrieu, S., Richard, E., Soininen, H., Moll van Charante, E., Kivipelto, M. (2020). Prevention of cardiovascular disease and dementia among older adults: a Qualitative study of individuals’ attitudes in a European context. BMJ Open, 10(8), e037050. http://doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037050.

Harutyunyan, Z., Öhman, A. & Fallahpour, M. (2020) Lived experience of participation in Daily occupations among older people living in social house in Armenia. Armenian Journal of Special Education, 1, 127-149. DOI:

Köttl, H., Fallahpour, M., Nygard, L., Hedman, A., & Kottorp, A. (2020). Depression, Everyday technology use and life satisfaction in older adults with cognitive impairments: a Cross sectional exploratory study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Doi:

Fallahpour, M., Borell, L., Sandberg, L., & Boström, A.-M. (2020). Dementia care Education targeting job strain and organizational climate among dementia care specialists in Swedish home care. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 13, 85-97. DOI:

Beishuizen, C. R. L., Akenine, U., Barbera, M., Rosenberg, A., Fallahpour, M., Richard, E.,Soininen, H., Mangialasche, F.,  Kivipelto, M., Pols, A.J. & Moll van Charante, E. P. (2019). Integrating nurses’ experiences with supporting behaviour change for cardiovascular prevention into a self-management internet platform in Finland and the Netherlands: a qualitative study. BMJ Open, 9(6), e023480.

Malinowsky, C & Fallahpour, M, Larsson Lund, M., Nygård, L. & Kottorp, A. (2018). Skill clusters of ability to manage everyday technology among people with and without cognitive impairment, dementia and acquired brain injury. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25(2):99-107. doi: 10.1080/11038128.2017.1298665. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Kottorp, A., Fallahpour, M., Malinowsky, C., Larsson Lund, M., & Nygard, L. (July 2017). Skill Clusters in Ability to Manage Everyday Technology Among Older People With and Without Cognitive Impairments. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association 71(4_Supplement_1), 7111500008p1.

Tham, K., Erikson, A., & Fallahpour, M. (2017). Performance capacity and the lived body. In R. R. Taylor (Ed.), Kielhofner's Model Of Human Occupation (pp. 74-89). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.  

Fallahpour, M., Borell, L., Luborsky, M., & Nygard, L. (2016). Leisure-activity participation to prevent later-life cognitive decline: a systematic review. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 23(3), 162-197.

Fallahpour, M., Kottorp, A., Nygard, L., & Lund, M. L. (2015). Participation after acquired brain injury: Associations with everyday technology and activities in daily life. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 22(5), 366-376.

Fallahpour, M., Kottorp, A., Nygard, L., & Lund, M. L. (2014). Perceived difficulty in use of everyday technology in persons with acquired brain injury of different severity: A comparison with controls. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 46(7), 635-641.

Fallahpour, M., Jonsson, H., Joghataei, M. T., Nikbakht Nasrabadi, A., & Tham, K. (2013). I am not living my life:  lived experience of participation in everyday occupations after stroke in Tehran. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine,45, 528-34.

Hosseini, S.L., Fallahpour, M., Sayadi, M., Gharib, M., Haghgoo, H. (2012). The impact of Mental practice on stroke patients’ postural balance. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 322 (1-2), 263-267.

Fallahpour, M., Jonsson, H., Joghataei, M. T., & Kottorp, A. (2011). Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA): Psychometric evaluation of the Persian version to use for persons with stroke. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2011, 18(1), 59-71.

Fallahpour M., Tham K, Joghataei MT, Jonsson H. (2011). Perceived participation and autonomy: Aspects of functioning and contextual factors predicting participation after stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 43(5), 388-97.

Fallahpour, M., Tham, K., Joghataei, M. T., Eriksson, G., & Jonsson, H. (2011). Occupational gaps in everyday life after stroke and the relation to aspects of functioning and perceived life satisfaction. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health, 31, 200-8

Azimian M, Shahvarughi Farahani A, Dadkhah A, Fallahpour M., Karimlu M. (2009). Fatigue Severity Scale: The psychometric properties of the Persian-version in patients with multiple sclerosis. Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 4, 974-7.

Fallahpour M. (2004). A review on occupational therapy in Iran. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2(1), 5-8.

Fallahpour, M., Joghataei, M. T., A'shayeri, H., Salavati, M., & Hosseini, S. A. (2003). Effects of Mental Practice on Balance in the Elderly. Achives of rehabilitation 4(3 and 4), 34-39.



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