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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Negative Symptoms & Community Engagement in Veterans with Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator:

Melanie Bennett

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2015 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Anticipated Impacts on Veteran's Healthcare: Negative symptoms are a central and enduring feature of schizophrenia and are related to pervasive deficits in residential independence, occupational functioning, and quality of life for veterans living with this illness. Currently ther is no effective treatment for this critical domain of the illness. As outlined in the VA Mental Health Strategic Plan, the development and implementation of strategies to en...

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