Table 2

Summary of the main measures collected on the Stress, development and mental health (TAM) study in seven study phases (1981, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1999, 2009 and 2019)

MeasuresData collected
1981198219831989199920092019
Childhood family factors
Parental SEP, education, employment statusXX
Parental divorce, deathXXXXX
Family adversities (before age 16)X
SiblingsX
Health
Self-perceived healthXXXXXXX
Chronic illness (list of most common + other)XXXXXX
Psychosomatic symptoms36XXXXXXX
Depressive symptoms (R-BDI37–39)XXXX
Mental health (GHQ-1240)XXX
Psychological distress (K1041)XX
Headache/migraineXXX
Learning, memory, memory problemsXX
Use and need of mental health servicesXX
Ability to work until old age pensionX
Height/weightXXXXXXX
MenstruationXXXX
MenopauseX
Health behaviour
Frequency of alcohol use and heavy episodic drinkingXXXXXX
Alcohol use/alcohol disorder (AUDIT42)XXX
SmokingXXXXXX
GamblingXX
Eating behavioursXX
 Leisure time physical activityXXX
 Sleep duration, optimum sleep, chronotypeXX
Social relationships
Home atmosphereX
Relationship with mother/fatherXXXXX
School class atmosphere, relationship with teacher and classmatesX
Marital statusXXXX
DatingXXXXX
Having childrenXXXX
Quality of an intimate relationshipXXXX
Someone to tell about difficulties/perceived availability of social supportXXXXX
Availability and satisfaction with social supportXXX
Size of social networkXXXXX
Education, occupation, employment
School achievementXX
Educational plans after ninth gradeXX
Basic education, occupational educationXXXX
Current occupation, employment statusXXXX
Unemployment (duration, past 10 years)XXX
Spouse’s occupation and employment statusXXX
Economic situation
Perceived household subsistence, covering expenses with income, household incomeXX
HousingXX
Income support (past 12 months)X
Psychosocial resources
Locus of controlXXXX
Social anxiety/sociabilityXXX
Self-esteemXXXXX
OptimismXX
MeaningfulnessXXXXX
Self-imageX
Satisfaction with different dimensions of lifeXXXX
Coping stylesXXXX
Other
Living arrangementsXXXXXX
HobbiesXXXX
TV usageX
Excessive internet useX
Life events (within past year)XXXXX
Helping others (eg, parents)X
WorriesX
Imagine life after 5 years from nowX
Hopes for futureXXXX
  • AUDIT, Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test; BDI, Beck Depression Inventory; GHQ, General Health Questionnaire; K10, Kessler Psychological Distress Scale; SEP, socioeconomic position.