Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Acupuncture for PTSD in Combat Veterans|
||Long Beach, CA
|Congressional District Code:
||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is debilitating and common (up to 30% in Vietnam Veterans and 16% in Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans). A significant number of Veterans do not engage in or drop-out from effective trauma-focused therapies due to avoidance from trauma-related memories. Because of this limitation, and because scientific literature suggested that acupuncture might be effective for PTSD symptoms, we developed an acupuncture intervent...
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