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The Canberra Longitudinal Study: Design, Aims, Methodology, Outcomes and Recent Empirical Investigations

Christensen, Helen; Mackinnon, Andrew; Jorm, Anthony F; Korten, Ailsa; Jacomb, Trish; Hofer, Scott; Henderson, A Scott


The first section of this paper describes methodology and major cognitive outcomes of the Canberra Longitudinal Study (CLS). This community study of 1045 Australians aged 70 years or over commenced in 1990. Participants were reassessed on three subsequent occasions. Its major themes were investigations of prevalence of dementia and depression, risk factors, inter-individual variability and instrument development. Over 60 papers arising from the study have been published. The second section of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition
DOI: 10.1080/13825580490511053


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