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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: An Evaluation of MBSR and CBT for Veterans with Chronic Pain
Principal Investigator:

Tracy L. Simpson

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $242,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Pain is one of the most common reasons Veterans seek health care. Mental health conditions (including PTSD, anxiety, and depression) are estimated to co-occur for 30-50% of Veterans with chronic pain. Current recommendations for pain management include an integrative approach informed by the biopsychosocial model. It is increasingly recognized that use of opioids for pain management is associated with risk of harm, yet treatment studies of non-pharmacologic approaches remain limited....

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