Quality of Life

Project Details

The Healthy Ageing Program collects data on several aspects of participants' quality of life, including wellbeing, physical and mental health, social engagement and caring roles, and sexual functioning.

Current Healthy Ageing Program projects on Quality of Life include:

  • Social engagement and ageing mental health
  • Patterns of physical violence in Australian women
  • Social and physical activities in ageing women

Researchers

  • Dr Katherine Burn
  • Anita Stubbs

Research Outcomes

Our research in the media

Research Publications

  • Tatangelo, G., McCabe, M., Campbell, S., & Szoeke, C. (2017). Gender, marital status and longevity. Maturitas100, 64-69. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.03.002
  • Kassebaum, N. J., Arora, M., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Brown, J., Carter, A., ... & Cornaby, L. (2016). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet388(10053), 1603-1658. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31460-X
  • Vos, T., Allen, C., Arora, M., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Brown, A., ... & Coggeshall, M. (2016). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet388(10053), 1545-1602. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6
  • Campbell, S., Burn, K., & Szoeke, C. (2016). Grand-parenting for healthy ageing in women: Fact or fiction?. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.07.004
  • Burn, K., Dennerstein, L., Browning, C., & Szoeke, C. (2016). Patterns of social engagement in the transition to later life. Maturitas88, 90-95. 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.03.016
  • Burn, K., & Szoeke, C. (2015). Is grandparenting a form of social engagement that benefits cognition in ageing?. Maturitas80(2), 122-125. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2014.10.017
  • Lonnèe‐Hoffmann, R. A., Dennerstein, L., Lehert, P., & Szoeke, C. (2014). Sexual Function in the Late Postmenopause: A Decade of Follow‐Up in a Population‐Based Cohort of Australian Women. The journal of sexual medicine11(8), 2029-2038. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12590
  • Research Group

    Healthy Ageing Program



    Faculty Research Themes

    Neuroscience

    School Research Themes

    Neuroscience & Psychiatry, Musculoskeletal , Cardiometabolic , Women's Health



    Key Contact

    For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

    Department / Centre

    Medicine and Radiology

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