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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: An eHealth intervention to increase depression treatment initiation and adherence among Veterans referred for mental health services
Principal Investigator:

Vanessa Panaite

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - May 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $77,178
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Depression is the most prevalent mental health disorder in VHA and is strongly associated with disability and suicide mortality, especially when untreated. Understanding the profiles of patients that disengage from care will help develop support systems to improve care utilization and outcomes. According to Levesque’s framework, relevant patient characteristics that lead to care access map onto a process that incorporates identifying health care needs and desire for care, healthcare...

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