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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Community Care Utilization among Post-9/11 Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Kathleen F. Carlson

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $190,267
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Estimates suggest that 20% or more of Post-9/11 Veterans have experienced at least one military-related traumatic brain injury (TBI); the majority are categorized as mild (mTBI). TBI of all levels of severity, including mTBI, can lead to chronic physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms that, for many, interfere with daily functioning. It is also associated with comorbid diagnoses such as posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, pain, dementia, and suicidal ideation. As such, ear...

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