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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Thriving in the Midst of Moral Pain: The Acceptability and Feasibility of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Moral Injury (ACT-MI) Among Warzone Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Lauren Borges

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $51,059
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Warzone Veterans exposed to morally injurious events frequently experience numerous difficulties in functioning. These Veterans often report suicidal ideation and behavior, substance abuse, symptoms of depression and PTSD, and problems in resuming valued living (e.g., spiritual practice, close relationships).1-7 Despite the transdiagnostic nature of moral injury, there are no moral injury-specific transdiagnostic interventions. Existing interventions tend to be focused on treating moral injury i...

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