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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Examination of a Safety Aid Reduction Protocol for Treatment Resistant PTSD among Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Amanda M Raines

Location: New Orleans, LA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $198,204
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among military personnel have surged in recent years. In response, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched nationwide training initiatives to disseminate two PTSD treatments with strong empirical support: prolonged exposure (PE) therapy and cognitive processing therapy (CPT). Despite the well-documented effectiveness of PE and CPT, only a minority of Veterans with PTSD initiate these trauma-focused treatments. One approach to addressing...

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