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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain to Improve Functional Outcomes amongPrimary Care Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Gregory P Beehler

Location: Buffalo, NY
Congressional District Code: 26
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $58,747
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


National guidelines, such as those from the Centers for Disease Control, recommend psychological therapies over opioid therapy as a preferred first line treatment for chronic pain. Behavioral health providers embedded in primary care as part of the VA’s national Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) program are well- positioned to support Veterans with pain by delivering treatments to improve functional recovery. Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain is widely recognized as a sa...

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