Emotion Regulation, Aging and Mental Disorder (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

US Dept. of Health & Human Services: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Next deadline: Oct 16, 2021

Later deadlines: Nov 16, 2021

Grant amount: Up to US $275,000

Fields of work: Aging/Gerontology

Applicant type: Organizations

Funding uses: Non-clinical Biomedical, Non-clinical Behavioral

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Overview:

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications for mechanistic research on age-related changes in emotion regulation and how they may contribute to mental disorders in middle-aged and older adults.In particular, research is sought that will advance understanding of irregularities in the integrative neural-behavioral mechanisms of emotion regulation in adult mood and anxiety disorders, and that will examine whether the irregularities are associated with typical or atypical maturational trajectories of emotion processing.

If older adults who suffer episodes of affective dysregulation share the same patterns of improved emotional function with age as have been found to be typical of the older adult population in general, understanding of the irregularities involved their dysregulation. It is anticipated that such studies may identify novel targets for mental health interventions or prevention efforts, or provide clues as to which available intervention strategies might be optimally applied to normalize emotion dysregulation or to strengthen emotional resilience at particular stages of the adult life cycle.

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