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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A pragmatic randomized comparator trial of eszopiclone and brief behavioral therapy for insomnia in CPAP non adherent Veterans with PTSD and complex insomnia
Principal Investigator:

Ali A El Solh

Location: Buffalo, NY
Congressional District Code: 26
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: September 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $91,011
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


As many as 90% of Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report nightmares and insomnia and even when nightmares are excluded, sleep disturbances are the most prevalent symptoms of PTSD with roughly 50%-70% of patients suffering from co-occurring sleep disorders. The typical sleep complaints include nightmares, distressed awakenings, nocturnal panic attacks, sleep terrors and insomnia. While it has long been established that PTSD engenders sleep disturbances and averse clinical outco...

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