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A disease that involves a psychological or behavioral pattern generally associated with subjective distress or disability that occurs in an individual, and which are not a part of normal development or culture.
Goal of the Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases (LIFE) is the investigation of civilization diseases like depression, diabetes, allergies or cardiovascular diseases. For this purpose we collect as much data as possible regarding health and living conditions of the population in Leipzig and provide these data for scientists of the University of Leipzig and other research institutions.
This population-based study examined 10,000 participants randomly selected from the Leipzig population (2011 to 2014). A follow-up is to be carried out from 2017 - 2020. The study mainly included people aged between 40 and 79. All participants underwent a 6-hour study program and people over 60 years of age were invited two more times to in-depth study of cognition and depression and the brain (MRI, EEG). Extensive measurements of genome, metabolome and transcriptome are available. The LIFE-ADULT
LIFE Child wants to find out how environmental factors and lifestyles can affect the health of children and adolescents. The aim of the study is to examine civilization diseases such as allergies, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases in more detail. Furthermore, the study also focuses on healthy mental and physical development from the infant to the young adult. The team of the LIFE Child study around Prof. Dr. med. Wieland Kiess would like to examine and question about 5,000 subjects aged
Authors: Felix S Hussenoeder, Ines Conrad, Susanne Roehr, Heide Glaesmer, Andreas Hinz, Cornelia Enzenbach, Christoph Engel, Veronika Witte, Matthias L Schroeter, Markus Löffler, Joachim Thiery, Arno Villringer, Steffi Gerlinde Riedel-Heller, Francisca S Rodriguez
Date Published: 25th May 2019
Journal: Aging & mental health
Human Diseases: mental depression
PubMed ID: 31129995
Citation: Aging & Mental Health. 2019 May 25:1-7. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1617244.
Authors: D. A. Wittekind, J. Kratzsch, R. Mergl, C. Enzenbach, A. V. Witte, A. Villringer, M. Kluge
Date Published: 22nd Jul 2018
Human Diseases: alcohol dependence
PubMed ID: 30029157
Citation: Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2018 Nov;97:143-148. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.07.021. Epub 2018 Jul 18.
Date Published: 30th Aug 2017
Journal: Psychiatr Prax
Human Diseases: disease of mental health
PubMed ID: 28851002
Citation: Psychiatr Prax. 2018 Jan;45(1):7-15. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-117050. Epub 2017 Aug 29.
PubMed ID: 28389488
Citation: BMJ Open. 2017 Apr 7;7(4):e013630. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013630.