Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
ORD only    All VA Research websites

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive Training in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders in Older Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Morris D. Bell

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol Use Disorders (AUDs) have a significant public health impact, cost billions of dollars in the US each year for treatment and lost productivity, and are highly prevalent in Veterans.1-4 Psychosocial and behavioral interventions have some efficacy, but as revealed in a large VA cooperative multi-site study of a pharmacological augmentation (naltrexone), a high proportion in all arms of the study relapsed within one year.5 There is, therefore, a...

Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.