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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CSR&D Research Career Scientist Award
Principal Investigator:

Jean C. Beckham

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $209,611
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


My research focus is on Veterans who have been diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a war- related illness. I was among the first to document hostility, violence and anger among individuals (both men and women) with PTSD. I was also among the first researchers to observe that individuals with PTSD self-report and are diagnosed with more physical health problems, including cardiovascular disorders. This work has led to several significant contributions in understanding the behavio...

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