Individual Study / LEILA75+

Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged

Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged

Initiatives -
To report and compare prevalence rates of dementia. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1997
Funding
Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum für Klinische Forschung (IZKF), University of Leipzig (01KS9504, project C779934700).

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    University of Leipzig

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Riedel-Heller SG, Busse A, Aurich C, Matschinger H, Angermeyer MC. Prevalence of dementia according to DSM-III-R and ICD-10: results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+) Part 1. Br J Psychiatry. 2001 Sep; 179:250-4. doi:10.1192/bjp.179.3.250Riedel-Heller SG, Busse A, Aurich C, Matschinger H, Angermeyer MC. Prevalence of dementia according to DSM-III-R and ICD-10: results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+) Part 2. Br J Psychiatry. 2001 Sep; 179:255-60.doi:10.1192/bjp.179.3.255

PUBMED 11532803

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,265
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 75 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other