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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation for Homeless OEF/OIF/OND Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Elizabeth Twamley

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $6,791
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ending homelessness among Veterans by 2015 is a national priority. Although there are many routes to homelessness, the end result of homelessness frequently involves a failure in planning, problem-solving, or both. Planning and problem-solving are executive functions dependent upon intact brain functioning, and these and other neurocognitive abilities may be impaired in up to 80% of homeless individuals, affecting their organization, judgment, decisio...

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