Title of cohort
Personality and Total Health (PATH) Through Life (40s cohort)
Name of Principal Investigator - Title
Name of Principal Investigator - First name
Name of Principal Investigator - Last name
Address of institution -Institution
The Australian National University, Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing
Address of institution - Street address
Florey Building, 54 Mills Rd, ACTON
Address of institution - City
Address of institution - Postcode
National Health and Medical Research Council
Q1a. Please indicate below if your cohort includes or expects to include, incidence of the following conditions?
Neurodegenerative disease in general
Q1b. When are studies on the above condition(s) expected to become possible?
Q2a. In a single sentence what is the stated aim of the cohort?
To track and define the 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 from mid to late adulthood.
Q2b. What distinguishes this cohort from other population cohorts?
Narrow age cohort followed up over a long amount of time with data enhanced by substudies including physical and genetic testing and neuroimaging
Q3a. i) Number of publications that involve use of your cohort to date
Q3a.ii) Please give up to three examples of studies to date (Principal Investigator, Institution, Title of Study)
Q3b. If data on research outputs are already available please paste the publication list/other data or provide a link to where these data are publicly available
Q3c. If no research has been done as yet, please explain in a few sentences what information (i.e. research findings) you expect will be gained from the population
Q4a. Study criteria: what is the age range of participants at recruitment? Age in years From:
Q4a. Study criteria: what is the age range of participants at recruitment? To:
Q4b. Study criteria: what are the inclusion criteria?
Registered on the Australian Electoral Roll in the ACT or Queanbeyan (NSW) and aged between 40-44 years at recruitment
Q4c. Study criteria: what are the exclusion criteria?
Out of age range for this cohort (<40 & >44)
Q5. What is the size of the cohort (i.e. how many participants have enrolled)?
Q6a. Please describe what measures are used to characterise participants
Demographics, lifestyle, mental health and psychological scales, cognitive and physical tests
Q6b. Are there additional measures for participants with a clinical disorder?
Q6c. Are there defined primary and secondary endpoints (e.g. defined health parameters)?
Q7. What is the study design (select all that apply)?
Longitudinal| Prospective cohort
Q8. Are your cases matched by
Q9a. Does your study include a specialised subset of control participants?
Q9b. If your study includes a specialised subset of control participants please describe
Q10a. i) Please enter the data collection start date
Q10a. ii) Please enter the data collection end date
Q10a. iii) Is data collection for this study
Data collection ongoing| Data analysis ongoing
Q10b. If data collection is ongoing, are there plans to continue the cohort study beyond the current projected end date?
Q11. Is data collected
Through the study and by links to medical records
Other please specify here
Q12. Is there a system in place to enable re-contact with patients to ask about participation in future studies?
Yes (participants given permission to be re-contacted via PIs)
Q13a. Please give information on the format and availability of data stored in a database (1)
Data summarised in database
Q13a. Please give information on the format and availability of data stored in a database (2)
Q13a. Please give information on the format and availability of data stored in a database (3)
Database on spreadsheet (e.g. excel)
Q13a. Please give information on the format and availability of data stored in a database (4)
Q13b. Please give information on the format and availability of data held as individual records (1)
Data is held as individual records
Q13b. Please give information on the format and availability of data held as individual records (2)
Q13b. Please give information on the format and availability of data held as individual records (3)
Data held on computer based records
Q13b. Please give information on the format and availability of data held as individual records (4)
Please specify language used
Q14a. Is data available to other groups?
Q14b. If data is available to other groups what is the access policy/mechanisms for access?
Apply to PI or co-ordinator at resource| Access committee mechanism
Q15. What data sharing policy is specified as a condition of use?
No requirement to make data publicly available
Q16a. Are tissues/samples/DNA available to other groups?
Q16b i) If yes, please describe below:
Q16b. ii) In what form are tissues/samples/DNA supplied?
Q16b. iii) Is the access policy/mechanism for obtaining samples the same as that for obtaining data (Q14 above)?
Q17. Is information on biological characteristics available to other groups?
Types: Population Cohorts
Member States: Australia
Diseases: Neurodegenerative disease in general
Database Categories: N/A
Database Tags: N/A
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