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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Structural and functional neural alterations in suicidality among Veterans with PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Lynnette A. Averill

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $54,660
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACT Research: Veterans of the U.S. military die by suicide at a rate of two to six times that of their civilian counterparts. Suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SA), cardinal precursors to death by suicide, occur at significantly greater frequency than death and cause immense individual and societal burden, yet relatively little is known about their pathophysiology. This is especially so in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a signature injury of the wars in Ira...

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