LASA side studies

Overview of the Side studies undertaken in LASA since 1992


Side study (duration*)


Accelerometry: Study 4, using Actigraph GT3X by participants of the LASA-study (2 yrs)

2014 Nutrition and Food-related behaviour

2014 Hearing help seeking (1x)

2014 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (q, 1x)

2013 Perceived control in health care and scale

2013 Care-related mastery


Accelerometry: Study 3, using Actigraph GT3X by participants of the EPOSA-study


2012 Care of frail older adults (more information in Dutch, pdf)

2010 Hair cortisol

2010 Osteo-arthritis (European Study EPOSA, 1-yr follow-up)

2010 Quantitative ultrasound measurement and fall calendar

2010 Accelerometry: Study 2, accelerator measurement of activity (1x)

2010 ADHD diagnostic interviews (1x)


End-of-life care: interviews with proxies (1x, see also 2000)


2010 Loneliness, age discrimination (self-administered, 1x)

2008 Activities partners (q, 3 yrs)


Accelerometry: Study 1, using Actigraph GT1M as part of the Lifestyle study (see below)



Lifestyle study (1x)


2005 Quality of life (q, 1x)

2005 Personality and depression

2005 Religion and personality (2x)

2004 Self-administered questionnaire general (1x)

2002 Retirement (q, 1x)

2001 PET, MRI and cognition (1x)

2001 Diversity in late life (external link)

2001 Family caregiving to older adults (2 yrs)

2000 End-of-life care: interviews with proxies (1x, see also 2010)

2000 Transitions in care

2000 Falls: prevention of fall accidents

1999 Neuropsychology (2x)

1998 Hearing (q, 1x)

1998 Moving (q, 1x)

1998 Friendship (q, 1x)

1998 Fast track (documentation in preparation) (1x)



1995 Falls and fractures

1992 Social network members (LSN Network study) (1.5 yrs)

1992 Widowhood (WALS) (5 yrs)

1992 Course of depression and anxiety (6 yrs)

q= qualitative study