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Personality and Total Health through life

Personality and Total Health through life

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The project aims to track and define the lifespan course of depression, anxiety, substance use and cognitive ability, identify environmental risk and protective factors within these domains, and examine the relationships between depression, anxiety and substance use with cognitive ability and dementia.
Start Year
20012
Funding
National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
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Investigators Contacts
  • PATH Project Manager Tanya Price
  • Dr. Prof. Kaarin Anstey
    UNSW Ageing Futures Institute
  • Prof. Peter Butterworth
    Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
After baseline (1999) additional waves of data collection have occurred in 4-year increments, with wave 5 of data collection beginning in 2016.

Marker Paper

Kumar R, Dear KB, Christensen H, Ilschner S, Jorm AF, Meslin C, Rosenman SJ, Sachdev PS. Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in 60- to 64-year-old community-dwelling individuals: The Personality and Total Health through Life 60+ Study. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2005;19(2-3):67-74. doi: 10.1159/000082351. Epub 2004 Nov 29.

PUBMED 15572874

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,551
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
60 to 64 year old individuals.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other