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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Reaping the Wisdom of Positive Deviants to Increase the Reach of Family Involvement in PTSD Treatment
Principal Investigator:

Johanna Thompson-Hollands

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $95,179
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a devastating illness that has substantial costs to Veterans, their families, and the Veterans Health Administration (VA). Although effective treatments for PTSD exist, high rates of treatment dropout and generally sub-optimal response rates remain common. Incorporating family members in treatment represents one avenue for improving outcomes and providing Veteran-centered care, and surveys of Veterans in outpatient VA PTSD care indicate that 8...

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