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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Pain-related Anxiety Invervention for Smokers with Chronic Pain: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Smoking Cessation Counseling for Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Lori A. Bastian

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2017 - January 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $118,985
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Impacts: Cigarette smoking is the single greatest cause of preventable deaths in the U.S. Military service is a risk factor for smoking and approximately 20% of US Veterans are smokers. Pain is frequently reported by Veterans and research suggests smoking is associated with concurrent pain intensity. Veterans with chronic pain represent an important population in which to focus smoking cessation efforts. Background: Smoking cessation among patients with chronic medical illnesses substantially de...

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