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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Combining attention and metacognitive training to improve goal directed behavior in Veterans with TBI
Principal Investigator:

Julia waid-ebbs

Location: Gainesville, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $73,102
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: TBI can be the beginning of a disease process that produces change that continue years after injury resulting in debilitating chronic TBI symptomatology. Some studies find that up to 30% of people that have sustained mTBI have persistent symptoms. Enduring cognitive deficits after mTBI present barriers to full functional recovery and re-entry into societal roles. Executive dysfunction, poor attention-concentration, and memory difficulties are the most persistent disabilities faced by...

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