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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Reproductive Life Planning for Women Veterans with Mental Illness
Principal Investigator:

Amy Drapalski

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2019 - February 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Background: Many women Veterans are of reproductive age and, of those, a substantial number experience mental health concerns. Women Veterans with mental illness are at greater risk for unplanned pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes due to factors unique to mental illness and mental health treatment. In addition, mental health and mental health-related concerns associated with pregnancy (e.g. impact of pregnancy on mental health, psychiatric medication use during pregnancy) often aff...

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