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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neurobiological mechanisms underlying PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Jennifer Blackford

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $51,892
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is rapidly becoming the most prevalent mental health problem facing Veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation New Dawn (OND). PTSD is a devastating disorder that also increases risk for suicide, depression, and substance use disorders. Unfortunately, PTSD is often resistant to current therapeutic interventions and a full recovery is uncommon. The development of target...

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