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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Quantifying oxytocin effects on vocal expression in schizophrenia
Principal Investigator:

Ellen Bradley

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $240,584
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Schizophrenia is a devastating illness associated with lifelong disability and high health care costs that disproportionately impacts veterans. Negative symptoms, a set of volitional and expressive deficits, are major contributors to impaired functioning. These deficits are poorly understood and difficult to monitor, in part due to a lack of effective measurement tools. Negative symptoms are typically measured using interview-based clinical rating scales, which are imprecise, costly to administe...

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