Journal article

Examination of the association between mental health, morbidity, and mortality in late life: findings from longitudinal community surveys

Richard A Burns, Peter Butterworth, Colette Browning, Julie Byles, Mary Luszcz, Paul Mitchell, Jonathan Shaw, Kaarin J Anstey

International Psychogeriatrics | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Mental Medical Research Council


Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research


Awarded by NHMRC Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a National Health and Mental Medical Research Council grant (#410215); the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (project #CE110001029 to Richard A. Burns); and an NHMRC Fellowship (#1002560 to Kaarin J. Anstey). The data on which this research is based were drawn from several Australian longitudinal studies, including the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ALSA), the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health (ALSWH), the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab), the Blue Mountain Eye Study (BMES), the Canberra Longitudinal Study of Ageing (CLS), the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia study (HILDA), the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Healthy Ageing (MELSHA), the Personality and Total Health Through Life Study (PATH), and the Sydney Older Persons Study (SOPS). These studies were pooled and harmonized for the DYNOPTA project. All studies would like to thank the participants for volunteering their time to be involved in the respective studies. Details of all studies contributing data to DYNOPTA, including individual study leaders and funding sources, are available on the DYNOPTA website (http://DYNOPTA.anu.edu.au). The findings and views reported in this paper are those of the authors and not those of the original studies or their respective funding agencies.