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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001826-01A1
Title: Neurocognitive markers of short-term risk for suicidal behavior in high-risk Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Catherine Myers

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $211,475
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,399,113
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Project Summary/Abstract Given the high rates of Veteran suicide each year, suicide prevention has become a VHA strategic priority. While progress has been made in screening Veterans for suicide risk, high rates of false positives remain a challenge, potentially diverting clinical resources away from those Veterans who need them most. Innovative new approaches to assess suicide risk are needed, that accurately identify short-term (e.g. coming weeks) risk of suicidal behavior, and that are based...



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