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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Health Coaching for Chronic Multi-symptom Illness
Principal Investigator:

Lisa McAndrew

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $299,488
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic pain is one of the most extensive health care issues facing our society with “severe impacts on all aspects of the lives of its sufferers.” Pain predominant chronic multisymptom illness (Pain-CMI, e.g., fibromyalgia) is a particularly debilitating and treatment resistant chronic pain condition and a presumptive service connected condition for Veterans who deployed to the Gulf region from 1990-2021. The VA/DoD Guidelines recommend non-pharmaceutical treatments (e.g., cognitive behavioral...

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