AUSTRALIAN COHORT AND LONGITUDINAL STUDIES
 

 

 

Canberra Longitudinal Study

Study aims

To determine the prevalence of depressive symptoms, depressive disorders, cognitive impairment and dementia in older Australians.

Status

Completed

Year commenced

1990

No. follow up

3

Timeframes

1990, 1994, 1998, 2002

Baseline sample size

1,000

Sampling

70 years and older people living in the community (897) and residential care facilities (103)

Gender

Both

Content

Depression, cognitive impairment, physical health and mortality

Data collection

Questionnaire, cognitive tests, various measures of physical functioning and genetic samples

Type of dementia

Dementia

Cognitive assessment

MMSE

Location of research

Canberra

Contact person

Dr. Phil Batterham

Contact details

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Web address

cmhr.anu.edu.au/research/canberra

Funding agencies

NHMRC Project Grant

Data availability

Contact Dr.Batterham