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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Traumatic stress and binge drinking as risk factors for excessive alcohol intake
Principal Investigator:

Deborah A. Finn

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $293,469
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is classified as a trauma- or stressor-related disorder, and evidence confirms an association between PTSD and the development of an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Despite heterogeneity in the incidence of PTSD, high comorbidity of PTSD and AUD are reported in the veteran population. Furthermore, the exacerbation of symptoms in veterans with comorbid PTSD/AUD negatively influences recovery prognosis and effective therapeutic strategies. We and others found that...

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