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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Understanding Suicide Risks among LGBT Veterans in VA Care
Principal Investigator:

Joseph L Goulet

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2019 - May 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $256,796
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


One of the key challenges in suicidality research is that outcomes may be multi-determined and rare. The causes of suicidal behaviors may consist of a combination of factors, which vary over time, and between individuals and groups. Risk factors may be distal or proximal, and distal exposures may increase risk for suicide given changes in proximal risk factor(s). Despite literature on suicidality among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons, little research has examined LGBT Vete...

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