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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Disrupted Neural Connectivity in Empathy Deficits in Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator:

Amy M Jimenez

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $202,650
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Social interactions are dynamic exchanges that most people navigate with ease. However, these exchanges are actually quite complex and nuanced. Indeed, Veterans with schizophrenia often find them confusing, resulting in poor social functioning. A key process underlying social interactions is empathy: the ability to understand and share the perspectives and mental states of others. The current proposal divides empathy into two major components: affective empathy and cognitive empathy. Affective e...

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