The research articles published from the DöBra research program are listed in chronological order below.


Continuums of Change in a Competence-Building Initiative Addressing End-of-Life Communication in Swedish Elder Care

Johansson T, Tishelman C, Cohen J, Eriksson, L.E, Goliath I.

Qualitative Health Research; published online.


Using narrative analysis to explore traditional Sámi knowledge through storytelling about End-of-Life

Kroik L, Stoor K, Edin-Liljegren A, Tishelman C.

Health & Place; 65.

Death, loss and community – Perspectives from children, their parents and older adults on intergenerational community-based arts initiatives in Sweden

Kleijberg M, Maina Ahlberg B, Hilton R, Tishelman C.

Health and Social Care in the Community; 00: 1-12.

Exploring Community-Dwelling Older Adults’ Considerations About Values and Preferences for Future End-of-Life Care: A Study from Sweden

Eneslätt M, Helgesson G, Tishelman C.

The Gerontologist.

The past is present: Death systems among the Indigenous Sámi in Northern Scandinavia today

Kroik L, Lindqvist O, Stoor K, Tishelman C.




Developing and using a structured, conversation-based intervention for clarifying values and preferences for end-of-life in the advance care planning-naive Swedish context: Action research within the DöBra research program.

Tishelman C, Eneslätt M, Menkin E, Lindqvist O.

Death Studies; 1-13.

Navigating power dynamics in engaging communities in end-of-life issues – Lessons learned from developing community-based intergenerational arts initiatives about death and loss

Kleijberg M, Maina Ahlberg B, Macdonald A, Lindqvist O, Tishelman C.

Death Studies; 1-14.

Palliative care nurses strategies when working in private homes – A photo-elicitation study

Alvariza A, Mjörnberg M, Goliath I.

Journal of Clinical Nursing; 29(1-2), 139–151.


Family members´ experiences of the end-of-life care environments in acute care settings – a photo-elicitation study

Hajradinovic Y, Tishelman C, Lindqvist O, Goliath I.

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being; 13(1), 151-176.


Not just things: The roles of objects at the end of life. Sociology of Health and Illness

Cleeve H, Tishelman C, Macdonald A, Lindqvist O, Goliath I.

Sociology of Health and Illness; 40(4), 735–749.

Public Awareness of Palliative Care in Sweden

Westerlund C, Tishelman C, Benkel I, Fürst CJ, Molander U, Rasmussen BH, Sauter S, Lindqvist O.

Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 46(4), 478–487

Beyond the visual and verbal: Using participant-produced photographs in research on the surroundings for care at the end-of-life

Tishelman C, Lindqvist O, Hajdarevic H, Rasmussen BH, Goliath I.

 Social Science & Medicine, 168, 120–129.

Research in public health and end-of-life care—Building on the past and developing the new

Sallnow L,  Tishelman C, Lindqvist O, Richardson H, Cohen J.

Progress in Palliative Care, 24(1), 25–30.

Going public: reflections on developing the DöBra research program for health-promoting palliative care in Sweden

Lindqvist O, Tishelman C.

Progress in Palliative Care, 24(1), 19–24


Room for Death – International museum-visitors’ preferences regarding the end of their life

Lindqvist O, Tishelman C.

Social Science & Medicine; 139, 1–8.