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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CPT-SMART for Treatment of PTSD and Cigarette Smoking
Principal Investigator:

Eric Dedert

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $196,100
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Smoking is the leading cause of preventable illness, disability, and death in the United States. The rate of smoking is disproportionately higher among Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Unfortunately, smoking cessation efforts that are effective in the general population have shown limited effectiveness in smokers with PTSD. The high smoking rate and difficulty with achieving abstinence indicate a critical need to develop effective interventions for PTSD smokers. Our data indic...

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