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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Efficacy of Mind-Body Approaches for the Treatment of Chronic Pain with Psychological Comorbidity
Principal Investigator:

Anne Malaktaris

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - February 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $122,455
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic pain (CP), defined as persistent (>6 months), non-malignant, musculoskeletal or generalized pain, is a prevalent and costly public health problem. CP is highly prevalent among Veterans; 30-40% of Veterans have moderate to severe CP. CP has a significant negative impact on mental health and quality of life. CP is associated with declines in physical and social functioning, decreased activity levels, anxiety, negative mood, and depression. Approximately 1.6 million Veterans Health Administ...

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