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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The Role of Effort Discounting in the Link between Insomnia and Depression
Principal Investigator:

Elaine Boland

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $228,593
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Two-thirds of individuals with depression have also been shown to meet criteria for insomnia, the presence of which is associated with poor clinical course, greater resistance to depression treatment and an increased risk for relapse and suicidality. Research aimed at identifying the shared biopsychosocial processes relevant to both depression and insomnia is necessary to develop the therapeutic tools to reduce these negative outcomes and improve the health and quality of life of Veterans. The p...

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