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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Feasibility Study of Behavioral Activation in the Rehabilitation of Veterans with Post-TBI Depression
Principal Investigator:

Helene J. Moriarty

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $28,477
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Nearly 400,000 Veterans have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) since 2000, representing up to 22% of combat casualties. Depression is one of the most prevalent and serious of TBI sequelae. Post- TBI depression adversely affects rehabilitation, treatment adherence, community reintegration (CR), quality of life (QOL), social relationships, and caregiver burden. Yet, post-TBI depression remains under-assessed, undertreated, and under-studied. No clinical guidelines for post-TBI d...

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