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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Structural & Functional Brain Alterations Related to Adolescent Binge Drinking
Principal Investigator:

Regina McGlinchey

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 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): Young Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) may be at heightened risk for alcoholism and other psychopathologies as the result of brain damage associated with heavy episodic or binge drinking (BD) during adolescence. Our young Veterans have come of age in a milieu in which BD is highly prevalent. Over 50% of OEF/OIF/OND Veterans were born after 1980 and transitioned through adoles...

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