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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Peer Support for Exercise in Older Veterans with Psychotic Disorders
Principal Investigator:

Anjana Muralidharan

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2017 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $194,394
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veteran’s Healthcare: Older Veterans with psychotic disorders face unique barriers to engagement in health-promoting activities, including prototypical features of psychosis (e.g., negative symptoms, medication side effects) and exacerbating features of the aging process (e.g., increased medical comorbidity, declines in musculoskeletal health). It is critical to develop strategies to empower this group to overcome these barriers and engage in health behaviors that can impr...

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