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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Eating Disorder Screening and Diagnostic Tools for the Veteran Healthcare System
Principal Investigator:

Robin M Masheb

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: December 2018 - November 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $265,761
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Eating disorders are serious psychiatric disorders that are associated with a range of significant health problems, including elevated mortality and suicide rates. A recent systematic review found prevalence rates of eating disorders among Veteran and Service Members to be comparable to or higher than prevalence estimates for the general population. Our pilot data, as well as published data by others, has demonstrated that 15-25% of Veterans meet diagnostic criteria for eating disorders when ass...

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