Harmonization Study Design
The harmonization project is comprised of eight longitudinal studies on ageing from six European countries, Canada, and Russia. Data harmonization was achieved by 9 research teams with specific expertise on: mental health outcomes; health outcomes not related to mental health; perceptions of the urban environment; physical environment (i.e. geospatial); social environment (i.e. geospatial); social factors and relationships; sociodemographic characteristics; lifestyle and behaviours; and biomarkers.
MINDMAP Harmonization Project population
Participants were recruited by the 8 cohorts participating in the harmonization project. The global project includes about 224,000 participants aged 19 and up from Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, and Russia.