Taiwan Aging and Mental Illness Cohort


The Taiwan Aging and Mental Illness Cohort (TAMI) presents a detailed and extensive Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study dataset, spearheaded by Professor Albert C. Yang. This project, initiated in 2012, is a collaboration between Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Yang Ming campus. It focuses on providing valuable insights into various mental illnesses and their impact on brain structure and function.

Dataset Composition

Participants: The study includes 1,265 participants, encompassing 587 healthy individuals and 678 patients diagnosed with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression.

Imaging Data: Participants have undergone comprehensive brain imaging scans at the MRI facility located at the Yang Ming campus.

Types of MRI Data:

Structural MRI: Includes data from Structural and Diffusion Tensor Imaging.

Functional MRI: Provides data on brain activity and function.

Dataset Scope and Objectives

To understand the neurological impacts of aging and mental illnesses.

To explore the structural and functional brain changes associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Additional Data:

Along with the MRI scans, the dataset also contains:

Demographic information of participants. Detailed clinical data for each participant.

Citation Guidelines for Using the TAMI Dataset

When utilizing data from the TAMI in your research, please cite the following paper in your published materials



Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Author Albert C. Yang, MD
Maintainer I-Jou Chi
Last Updated June 11, 2024, 15:36 (+0800)
Created December 6, 2023, 09:48 (+0800)
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