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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cannabinoids for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Alcohol Use
Principal Investigator:

Shane Perrine

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2018 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $274,263
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary – Abstract Combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq have been associated with increased prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans. Recent data demonstrate that those with PTSD demonstrate higher rates of alcoholism and alcohol use disorders (AUDs). The unique effects of PTSD+AUD compared to PTSD alone make the diagnosis, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of those affected a challenge in VA, military, and civilian medical facilities. It has become...

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