Prof. Dr. Roman Kaspar

Prof. Dr. Roman Kaspar – Professur für Psychologische Methodenlehre

Standorte: Köln/Düsseldorf

Kontakt:

Charlotte Fresenius Hochschule

Franklinstraße 41-43
40479 Düsseldorf

Im MediaPark 4c
50670 Köln

Telefon: (0)221 9731995-44

Email: roman.kaspar@charlotte-fresenius-uni.de

Schwerpunkte methodische Forschung:

  • Berücksichtigung sehr alter Menschen in der sozialwissenschaftlichen (Survey-)Forschung
  • Auskunfts- und Einwilligungsfähigkeit bei Demenz
  • Beobachtungsgestütztes Schmerzassessment
  • Kompetenzmodellierung (Gesundheit, Pflege)
  • Messäquivalenz über die Lebensspanne hinweg

Schwerpunkte alternspsychologische Forschung:

  • Erleben alternsbezogener Veränderungen
  • Lebensqualität und erfolgreiches Altern
  • Einsamkeit
  • Person-Umwelt-Interaktion

Internationale Forschungskooperation zum Themenbereich Subjektives Alternserleben (Colorado State University, USA; Université de Montpellier, France, Universität Wien, Österreich, University of Exeter, UK, Universität Heidelberg, Universität Greifswald, Humboldt-Universität Berlin)

Kaspar, R., Brijoux, T., Albrecht, A., Zimmermann, J., Wenner, J., Fey, J., Reissmann, M., Wagner, M., & Zank, S. (2023). Challenges and Benefits of Including the Institutionalized, Non-Communicative and Cognitively Impaired in a Representative Survey of the Very Old. Survey Research Methods, 17(2), 111-129. https://doi.org/10.18148/srm/2023.v17i2.8008

Kaspar, R., Diehl, M., & Wahl, H.-W. (2023). Awareness of age-related gains and losses in a national sample of adults aged 80 years and older: Cross-sectional associations with health correlates. Innovation in Aging, https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igad044

Kaspar, R., Wahl, H.-W., Diehl, M., & Zank, S. (2022). Subjective views of aging in very old age: Predictors of two-year change in gains and losses. Psychology and Aging, 37(4), 503–516. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000684

Rupprecht, F., Sabatini, S., Diehl, M., Gerstorf, D., Kaspar, R., Schilling, O.K. & Wahl, H.-W. (2022). Awareness of age-related change in the context of major life events. Frontiers in Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.954048

Hauber, D., Kaspar, R., & Zank, S. (2021). Traumatische Erfahrungen im Zweiten Weltkrieg, subjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertschätzung des Lebens in der hochaltrigen Bevölkerung. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 54(2), 126-131. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00391-021-01906-7

Kaspar, R., Wahl, H.‑W., & Diehl, M. (2021). Awareness of age-related change as a behavioral determinant of survival time in very old age.Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 727560. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.727560

Konopik, N., Kaspar, R., Penger, S., Oswald, F., & Himmelsbach, I. (2021). Advancing health literacy measurement in old age. Health Promotion International, 36(5), 1310–1323. https://doi.org/10.1093/HEAPRO/DAAA137

Neri, A. L., Wahl, H.‑W., Kaspar, R., Diehl, M., Batistoni, S. S. T., Cachioni, M., & Yassuda, M. S. (2021). Psychometric study of the Awareness of Age-Related Change (AARC) Short Scale translated to Portuguese, applied to Brazilian older adults. Dementia & Neuropsychologia, 15(2), 230–238. https://doi.org/10.1590/1980-57642021dn15-020011

Sabatini, S., Ukoumunne, O. C., Ballard, C., Brothers, A., Kaspar, R., Collins, R., Kim, S., Corbett, A., Aarsland, D., Hampshire, A., Brooker, H., & Clare, L. (2020). International relevance of two measures of awareness of age-related change (AARC). BMC Geriatrics, 20(1), 359. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01767-6

Kaspar, R., Gabrian, M., Brothers, A., Wahl, H.-W. & Diehl, M. (2019). Measuring awareness of age-related change: Development of a 10-item short form for use in large-scale surveys. The Gerontologist, 59(3), e130-e140. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnx213

Wagner, M., Kuppler, M., Rietz, C., & Kaspar, R. (2019). Non-response in surveys of very old people. European Journal of Ageing, 16(2), 249–258. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-018-0488-x

Berendonk, C., Kaspar, R., Bär, M., & Hoben, M. (2017). Improving quality of work life for care providers by fostering the emotional well-being of persons with dementia: A cluster-randomized trial of a nursing intervention in German long-term care settings. Dementia, 1471301217698837. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301217698837

Müller, T., Haberstroh, J., Knebel, M., Oswald, F., Kaspar, R., Kemper, C. J., Halder-Sinn, P., Schröder, J., & Pantel, J. (2017). Assessing capacity to consent to treatment with cholinesterase inhibitors in dementia using a specific and standardized version of the MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool (MacCAT-T). International Psychogeriatrics, 29(2), 333–343. https://doi.org/10.1017/S104161021600154X

Slaug, B., Chiatti, C., Oswald, F., Kaspar, R., & Schmidt, S. M. (2017). Improved Housing Accessibility for Older People in Sweden and Germany: Short Term Costs and Long-Term Gains. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(9), 964. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14090964.

Kaspar, R., Döring, O., Wittmann, E., Hartig, J., Weyland, U., Nauerth, A., Möllers, M., Rechenbach, S., Simon, J., & Worofka, I. (2016). Competencies in Geriatric Nursing: Empirical Evidence from a Computer-Based Large-Scale Assessment Calibration Study. Vocations and Learning, 9(2), 185–206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12186-015-9147-y

Kaspar, R., & Hartig, J. (2016). Emotional competencies in geriatric nursing: Empirical evidence from a computer based large scale assessment calibration study. Advances in Health Sciences Education: Theory and Practice, 21(1), 105–119. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-015-9616-y

Kaspar, R., Oswald, F., Wahl, H.‑W., Voss, E., & Wettstein, M. (2015). Daily mood and out-of-home mobility in older adults: Does cognitive impairment matter? Journal of Applied Gerontology, 34(1), 26–47. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464812466290

European Expert Platform on Oldest Old Research across Europe (Member of Working Group 2: Alignment of research instruments):

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Forschungsdaten zum NRW80+ Hochaltrigen-Panel:

GESIS-Suche: Lebensqualität und Wohlbefinden hochaltriger Menschen in NRW (Repräsentativbefragung NRW80+) – Panel