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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Veteran Adherence to Treatment for PTSD through Partnering with Families
Principal Investigator:

Laura Meis

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2017 - February 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $316,748
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Impacts. This study aims to improve Veterans' adherence to evidence-based treatment for PTSD, through increasing family support for treatment. Improving retention rates in evidence-based PTSD treatment will positively impact Veterans' health and well-being, lower the cost of treating PTSD, and decrease long-term demand for PTSD services. If effective, this approach could help resolve national calls for routine inclusion of family involvement in PTSD treatment. Once demonstrated for PTSD, these s...

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