Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Nonsuicidal Self Injury in Veterans|
Nathan A. Kimbrel
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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There is a critical need to identify risk factors associated with increased suicidality in Veterans. Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) refers to the deliberate destruction of body tissue without conscious intent to die. Among civilians, recent evidence suggests that NSSI is a robust predictor of suicide attempts, outperforming a number of well-established risk factors in prediction models. Patients with NSSI Disorder also report great functional impairment and higher levels of treatment utilization...
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