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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2CX001824-01A1
Title: Identification of Veterans at-risk for Suicide: a Multidisciplinary Approach
Principal Investigator:

Jennifer Barredo

Location: Providence, RI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $226,235
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,151,803
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Even the strongest of individual risk factors are poor predictors of suicide attempts. Many risk factors rely on  subjective or self-­reported measures and underreporting contributes to poor prediction accuracy. In the midst  of the ongoing Veteran suicide crisis, we clearly need new, objective predictors of risk that can be implemented  across the VA system. Previous findings indicate that behavioral and neuroimaging correlates of decision-­ making and cognitive control are promising, objective...



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