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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve Functioning in Veterans with PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Bradley V. Watts

Location: White River Junction, VT
Congressional District Code: 0
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an often chronic and disabling condition prevalent in the Veteran population. Many effective treatments, such as medications and psychotherapy, for PTSD have been developed and deployed in the VA. Other more procedural or “somatic” treatments appear promising but are understudied. One such understudied somatic treatment is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). TMS has shown clear efficacy in the treatment of depression, and the U.S. Food and...

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