Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
ORD only    All VA Research websites

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Examining the Effect of Sleep Disruption on Emotion Regulation and Trauma-Related Symptoms in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Laura D Straus

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $207,132
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is common in Veterans and associated with a number of negative physical and mental health consequences. While evidence-based pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for PTSD have been developed, not all patients respond fully to treatment. Investigating the biological processes involved in the development and maintenance of PTSD will increase understanding of the disorder and aid in the development of more effective interventions. Sleep disruption, par...

Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.