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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Patient Readiness for Improvement through Motivation, Engagement, and Decision-making for PTSD (PRIMED-PTSD)
Principal Investigator:

Jessica A. Chen

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $142,583
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Over 1 million Veterans have PTSD and most (80% or more) do not receive first-line treatments, evidence-based psychotherapies, despite significant VA investment to increase access to these treatments. Clinicians often struggle to engage Veterans in evidence-based psychotherapies because they can be emotionally challenging treatments. Engagement could be catalyzed by mental health providers integrated into primary care (i.e., VA’s Primary Care-Mental Health Integration, or PC-MHI) to...

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