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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimizing treatment response in VA Specialized Intensive/Inpatient PTSD programs
Principal Investigator:

Rebecca Sripada

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $117,158
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects approximately 23% of returning Veterans and produces significant psychological, physical, and economic burdens. Although most Veterans with PTSD are treated on an outpatient basis, the VA has 39 Specialized Intensive/Inpatient PTSD programs (SIPPs) designed to treat high-needs Veterans who require more intensive and closely monitored care. The treatment of patients enrolled in SIPPs is extremely costly; only 1% of VA patients with a PTSD d...

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