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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Sleep and Functioning in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Principal Investigator:

Lizabeth Goldstein

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $221,972
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Sleep disturbance is the most common symptom among Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with prevalence rates of over 90% for insomnia and around 70% for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Beyond symptom-driven distress, PTSD, OSA, and insomnia are problematic because of their effects on physical health, functional outcomes, and quality of life. While there are effective treatments available for OSA and insomnia, current treatments for these disorders have not been adapted to the need...

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