Accession Number:

ADA535538

Title:

Army STARRS: Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members

Descriptive Note:

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Corporate Author:

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF MENTAL HEALTH BETHESDA MD DIV OF SERVICES AND INTERVENTION RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The ultimate goal of this study is to develop data-driven methods for mitigating or preventing suicide behaviors and improving the overall mental health and behavioral functioning of Army Personnel during and after their Army service. Identify salient risk and protective factors Genetic, neurobiological, cognitive features social support, training experiences, cumulative stressors, triggering events Inform development of empirically-derived interventions Target malleable riskprotective factors in intervention and prevention trials conducted in real world settings Deliver actionable findings rapidly Interim data analyses, adaptive research design, iterative approach to signal detection and confirmation.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE