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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK1RX002427-01A2
Title: Measuring Moral Injury Events in Veterans and Soldiers
Principal Investigator:

Sheila Frankfurt

Location: Temple, TX
Congressional District Code: 31
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$232,963
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Service Members often describe their worst military-based traumas as the confrontation with unresolvable moral dilemmas that rattle their fundamental sense of self. Moral Injury is the debilitating syndrome that indexes the psychiatric and functional impairment associated with these military-based traumas. The objective of this study is to improve the measurement of the moral injury construct by evaluating two moral injury event questionnaires (i.e., Moral Injury Events Scale [MIES]1 and Moral I...



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