Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Vagal nerve stimulation to probe inflammation and brain in posttraumatic stress|
||San Diego, CA
|Congressional District Code:
|| April 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abstract: Rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are high among combat Veterans with estimates of PTSD within Iraq and Afghanistan veterans at nearly 17% of active duty and over 24% of reserve service members that screen positive for PTSD. Studies from the current and prior wars have demonstrated that mental disorders, in particular PTSD, are associated with higher rates of: 1) physical symptoms, 2) chronic physical illness and 3) overall mortality. Rates of comorbid PTSD and chronic pain...
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