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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Ketamine for Treatment Resistant Late-Life Depression
Principal Investigator:

Sanjay J. Mathew

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2015 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract: More than eleven million (45.7%) U.S. Veterans are at least 65 years of age with up to 20% suffering from depression. Late-life depression is a common disorder which is often under-diagnosed and under-treated and has been associated with increased functional impairment regardless of symptom severity. Real-world effectiveness of antidepressants is sub-optimal or incomplete in up to two-thirds of patients with treatment resistant depression (Trivedi, 2006; Rush, 2006). F...

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