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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002412-01A1
Title: Combining Topiramate and Prolonged Exposure for PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder
Principal Investigator:

Sonya Norman

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2017 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $183,070
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$993,584
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Objectives. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequently co-occur, and having one condition worsens the course of the other. Individuals with both disorders exhibit worse functioning across a number of domains than individuals with either disorder alone. Prolonged exposure therapy (PE) is among the most effective treatments for PTSD. PE has been rated as a frontline treatment by multiple guidelines and reviews including the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines fo...



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