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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: An Enhanced Mind-body Intervention to Reduce Disability and Pain in Veterans with PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Erik J. Groessl

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $26,929
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to afflict thousands of Veterans and is associated with physical limitations, poor social function, and lower subjective well-being in addition to specific PTSD symptoms. Research also indicates that Veterans with PTSD are also more likely to report the presence of chronic pain, and they report greater pain severity and pain-related disability than those without PTSD. Notably, musculoskeletal conditions such as chronic low back pain (cLBP) and neck...

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