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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: One-day Life Skills Workshop for Veterans with TBI, pain, and Psychopathology: Evaluating efficacy and mechanism of change
Principal Investigator:

Lilian Dindo

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2020 - January 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $297,072
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the signature wound of Veterans returning from Operations Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn (OIF/OEF/OND), with up to 20 percent exposed to a mild TBI (mTBI) and experiencing persistent post-concussive symptoms. Among those with a mTBI diagnosis, the majority also suffers from stress-based psychopathology (e.g., depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder), as well as chronic pain. To cope with distress,...

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