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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Evaluation of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Gulf War Illness
Principal Investigator:

David J. Kearney

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - January 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $171,205
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Background: Nearly 700,000 US military personnel were deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1990-1991. At least one fourth report negative health consequences including pain, fatigue, and concentration/mood disturbances, known as Chronic Multisymptom Illness (CMI). Although several studies have examined causes of CMI among Gulf War (GW) Veterans, studies of treatment remain limited. Current CMI management includes an integrative approach informed by the...

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