Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Comorbidity of PTSD and Alcohol Dependence: Endocannabinoid Regulation|
||Allen Park, MI
|Congressional District Code:
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Thirty-one percent of the Vietnam-era Veterans have been diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Among those, 70% have also been diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Veterans with PTSD use alcohol to cope with their distressing psychological symptoms such as anxiety. However, alcohol withdrawal effects overlap with PTSD symptoms, thereby reinforcing alcohol consumption to alleviate the PTSD symptoms. Studies have shown that individuals with comorbid PTSD and AUD have increa...
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