Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Predicting Suicidal Behavior in Veterans with Bipolar Disorder using Behavioral and Neuroimaging Based Impulsivity Phenotypes|
Philip R Szeszko
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2020 -
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Project Summary Studies examining the relationship between psychiatric illness and suicide from the Department of Veterans Affairs indicate that individuals with bipolar disorder have the highest rate of suicide, which is even greater compared to post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia and major depression. When left untreated, bipolar disorder has a 5-15% risk of death by suicide, making it a top priority for Veterans' mental health care. Individuals with bipolar disorder behave impulsive...
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