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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Motivational Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Intervention and Biomarkers
Principal Investigator:

Lena F Reddy

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2015 - November 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION: Negative symptoms significantly interfere with daily functioning and contribute to the poor community outcomes of Veterans with schizophrenia. There are two main types of negative symptoms: expressive (flat affect, alogia) and motivational (avolition and asociality). It is the motivational negative symptoms that interfere with obtaining and maintaining employment [1], forming social relationships [2] and living independently [3]. Negative symptoms in schizophrenia are consi...

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