Cognitive Rehabilitation for Homeless OEF/OIF/OND Veterans
San Diego, CA
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April 2016 -
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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...