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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Frontal Lobe Injury and Executive Control of Cognition and Emotion
Principal Investigator:

Diane Swick

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $416,733
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious psychiatric condition that affects a substantial number of military personnel who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Over 30% of all OEF/OIF/OND Veterans who receive health care from the VA have been diagnosed with PTSD. The disorder is characterized by symptom clusters of re-experiencing or intrusion, hyperarousal, avoidance, and negative alterations in cognition. In addition to these distressing emotional and mood problems, impairments in attenti...

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