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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX002588-01A1
Title: A Virtual World/Neurofeedback Real Time Functional MRI Approach to PTSD Treatment
Principal Investigator:

Ramiro Salas

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - October 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$199,373
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is highly prevalent, difficult to treat, and has very serious consequences for veterans and their families. Exposure therapy is commonly used and has positive results in a large percentage of cases, but improvements in therapeutic effects are sorely needed. We propose a novel strategy that uses a combination of state-of-the-art technologies to develop an improved exposure therapy approach. We plan to use a virtual reality experience (Virtual Iraq, in which pa...



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