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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Spontaneous EEG Activity in Psychosis
Principal Investigator:

Kevin M. Spencer

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $250,337
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Psychotic disorders, which include schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, affect ~3% of veterans but impose higher social and economic costs than other mental illnesses due to their severity. These costs are associated with not just care of the affected individuals, but also with the effects on their families and society. Therefore, improved treatment of veterans with psychosis is an important goal. However, there have been no major advances in treatments for psychosis in decades. Improved understa...

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