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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Enhancement of PTSD Treatment with Computerized Executive Function Training
Principal Investigator:

Laura D. Crocker

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2017 - October 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $282,629
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


PTSD affects approximately 14% of OEF/OIF Veterans and leads to considerable personal and societal costs (e.g., increased morbidity, reduced work productivity, poorer relationships). Although cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most effective treatments for PTSD, a substantial portion (approximately 50%) of individuals drop out prematurely, do not respond to treatment, or relapse. Treatment engagement is worse for OEF/OIF Veterans, who attend fewer sessions and have higher dropout r...

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