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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-I) Augmentation of Topiramate in promoting abstinence in alcohol use disorder (AUD).
Principal Investigator:

Subhajit Chakravorty

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $275,764
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and insomnia are both more prevalent among Veterans than in the general population. While insomnia is 3-9 times more prevalent in AUD than in the general population, patients with comorbid AUD and insomnia suffer from higher severity of AUD with increased alcohol craving, reduced quality of life, impaired interpersonal functioning, higher risks for suicidal behavior and relapse during early abstinence. There are limited options to treat drinking behavior and...

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