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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Weight Loss Treatment and CBT for Veterans with Binge Eating
Principal Investigator:

Robin M Masheb

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2017 - July 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $230,478
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The objective of this research is to address the dual problems of overweight/obesity and binge eating among Veterans. Obesity is a leading cause of preventable death and one of the most serious public health problems faced by our nation. Binge eating is a common problem found amongst overweight/obese individuals that poses additional risk for psychiatric and medical comorbidity. Of great concern for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is that Veterans are disproportionately affected by obes...

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