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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive and Psychotherapy in PTSD: Mechanisms and Functional Outcomes
Principal Investigator:

James C Scott

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $276,010
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent among combat veterans and is a substantial public health burden. Several psychotherapies, including cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and prolonged exposure (PE) therapy, have been recommended as efficacious for the treatment of PTSD and are being disseminated nationally in the VA Healthcare System. Yet many individuals show limited benefit from such treatments. Accumulating evidence, including from our group, indicates that episodic me...

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