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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neural Circuitry Underlying Alcohol Use Disorders in Men and Women Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Claudia B. Padula

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $311,778
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Rates of alcohol use disorders are high among combat Veterans, and alcohol use disorder (AUD) is the most prevalent and costly substance use disorder among Veterans (SAMSHA, 2012). Current AUD is estimated at 16% in recently deployed veterans seeking VA care (VHA, 2011), and is approximately four times as common among combat Veterans than in the general population (Kessler et al., 2005). Care for individuals with AUD is standardized for across Vet...

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