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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The neurobiological mechanisms of untreated pain and depression to relapse risk in substance dependence
Principal Investigator:

Donna Murray

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $240,527
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


It is well known that alcohol use disorder (AUD) is highly co-morbid with both depression and chronic pain. Chronic pain and depression are particularly high and debilitating in the veteran population. The majority of research in AUD has been in samples of participants without co- occurring disorders since research typically excludes common co-morbidities from recruitment. Therefore, we would benefit enormously from studies where we include these co-morbidities, examine them, and build a neural...

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