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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The use of qEEG in predicting relapse among AUD Veterans to improve treatment and function
Principal Investigator:

Steven Shirk

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2020 - November 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $73,726
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is a varied and complex psychiatric disorder involving the interactions of behavior, environment, and genetic risk factors and has a significant adverse impact on functioning. To improve functioning for those suffering from AUD, it is imperative that we understand the modifiable risk factors for each Veteran across various domains, to discover how to better predict relapse. There is extensive literature demonstrating the deleterious effects of chronic alcohol abuse can...

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