Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Post-Hospital Intervention for Veterans with Comorbid Bipolar and Substance Use Disorders|
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| March 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: A growing number of Veterans are presenting to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) for the treatment of Bipolar disorder (BP) and co-occurring substance use disorders (SUDs), with prevalence of SUDs in patients with BP up to 60%. This comorbidity is associated with increased symptom severity, poorer treatment outcomes, and greater use of costly health services such as psychiatric hospitalization. Significance/Impact: Veterans who transition from psychiatric hospitalization to ou...
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