Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX002211-01A2
Title: Connecting Women to Care: Home-based Psychotherapy for Women with MST Living in Rural Areas
Principal Investigator:

Marylene Cloitre

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $263,056
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,086,584
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Background – Military Sexual Trauma (MST) among women Veterans is a problem of epidemic proportion associated with significant mental health and functional impairment and substantial access to care barriers. Surveillance data indicate that one in four women Veterans reports MST when screened. Compared to women Veterans with other service-related stressors, those experiencing MST have greater mental health problems, are more likely to report difficulty in functioning in social, family and intimat...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.