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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Assessing and Enhancing Social Support to Improve Treatment Outcomes Among Veterans with PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Sarah B. Campbell

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $144,107
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: PTSD is a significant problem for Veterans, most of whom are initially treated for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI). Poor social support in this population is a risk factor for suicidal ideation, all-cause mortality, and worse treatment engagement and response. Preliminary research shows that approximately 60% of Veterans with PTSD present to specialty care intake appointments with poor social support. However, none of the existin...

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