Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Eating disorders in Veterans: Risk, resilience, and service use|
Karen S Mitchell
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||Health Services R&D
|| May 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background Eating disorders (EDs) likely affect a significant proportion of female and male Veterans; however, they remain understudied and under-treated in VA. Individuals with EDs are likely to be high users of medical care, which is at least partly due to the physical complications of EDs. Nonetheless, EDs often go undetected in general medical settings, unless providers screen for them. Currently, the VA does not routinely screen for EDs; thus, enhancing VA's capacity nationally to provide c...
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