Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Role of Medications in Predicting Suicide-Related Outcomes and Unintended Death in Older Veterans|
Amy L. Byers
||San Francisco, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Little is known about the role of medications in predicting suicide-related outcomes and unintended death in older Veterans. Veterans 50 years and older have the highest number of lives lost to suicide, make up the majority (> 70%) of the Veteran population, and are highly likely to experience conditions (e.g., chronic pain, sleep disorders, musculoskeletal) associated with commonly prescribed medications that are potential markers for suicide risk (hereafter referred to as “high-risk” drug cate...
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