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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimal Treatment of Veterans with PTSD and Comorbid Opiate Use Disorder (OUD)
Principal Investigator:

Ismene L. Petrakis

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $175,840
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious disorder among Veterans and affects up to 20 % of Veterans from the recent conflicts. Given the high incidence of PTSD among Veterans, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) have made the treatment of PTSD a priority. Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT, CPT-C) is one of the standard evidence based therapies for PTSD and was rolled out nationally in a large dissemination project by the VA and the DoD as one of t...

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