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Normative Aging Study

  • By: Avron Spiro III & Pantel S. Vokonas
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

The Normative Aging Study (NAS) is a longitudinal study of aging in men initiated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 1963. Its aims are to (a) characterize the biomedical and psychosocial parameters of normal aging as distinct from the ...

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