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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neural Links of Approach Bias Modification in Heavy Drinking Veterans
Principal Investigator:

David L Pennington

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: June 2017 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $238,774
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The overall goal of the proposed project is to improve the care of Veterans who consume alcohol at heavy and unhealthy levels. Heavy alcohol use is highly prevalent among military Veterans, related to many other mental health and chronic medical conditions, contributes to high-risk behaviors such as violence and suicide, and is a leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality. A tendency to automatically approach alcohol has been identified in heavy drinking students and European in-patien...

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