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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Chronic pain conditions and internalizing psychopathology, a genetic epidemiology investigation.
Principal Investigator:

Marianna Gasperi

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $202,316
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT. Veterans with chronic pain conditions such as migraine headache, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome frequently manifest comorbid internalizing psychiatric conditions such as mood and anxiety disorders. The comorbidity between chronic pain conditions and internalizing disorders exacerbates the course of both, contributes to increased opiate use and low quality of life, and leads to worse treatment outcomes. While twin studies have indicated substantial overlap in genetic and env...

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