WP 3 uses population registry data across Europe to estimate how variations in mental and cognitive outcomes and lifetime lived prior to the onset of major mental disorders and cognitive decline in European cities relate to urban environments.
- To estimate levels and changes in the onset of major mental health and cognitive disorders in urban setting in European cities using register-based mental health data
- To estimate the relationship between urban environmental characteristics and long-term institutional care entry attributable to mental health and cognitive disorders
- To estimate levels and changes in hospital and long-term care due to mental health and cognitive disorders in older age in European cities
- To evaluate differences in the burden of disease in urban areas attributable to comorbid somatic disorders and suicide
Work package leader Pekka Martikainen, University of Helsinki