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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2RX002807-01A2
Title: Mindful Action for Pain: An Integrated Approach to Improve Chronic Pain Function
Principal Investigator:

Matthew Herbert

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $184,224
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$959,315
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Chronic pain, defined as persistent or episodic pain that does not resolve with treatment, affects up to 50% of Veterans, costs the nation between $560 and $635 billion dollars annually, and is associated with high rates of disability and low quality of life. According to the 2009 Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Directive, the goal of pain treatment is to improve physical and psychosocial functioning, emphasizing non- pharmacological approaches, such as psychosocial interventions, to target...



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