Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Neuroadaptation produced by acute PTSD-like stress create vulnerability for cannabis addiction|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| August 2019 -
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|Total Award Amount
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The incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among combat-experienced Veterans is ~20%, which is substantially larger than in the general population (~3.5%). Moreover, 40-50% of Veterans suffering PTSD are also diagnosed with substance use disorders (SUDs). Patients with comorbid PTSD and SUDs have greater drug use severity and show poorer treatment outcomes than patients diagnosed with either PTSD or SUDs alone. This special need of returning combat Veterans is largely unaddressed by...
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