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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX002183-01A2
Title: Improving Sleep as a Strategy to Reduce Suicide Risk Among at-Risk Veterans: A Real World Clinical Trial
Principal Investigator:

Wilfred Pigeon

Location: Canandaigua, NY
Congressional District Code: 27
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $280,968
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,081,082
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Anticipated Benefit to VA Healthcare The proposed study will establish the feasibility and effectiveness of treating insomnia in the primary care environment as a suicide prevention strategy. By treating insomnia, a common problem that is both a risk factor for suicide and highly prevalent in common conditions associated with suicide such as depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), we expect to reduce the severity of suicidal ideation (SI) among Veterans experiencing SI, insomnia and...



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