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Acute and Long-Term Impact of Deployment to Southwest Asia on the Physical and Mental Health of Soldiers and their Families
A study to determine the short and long-term impact of deployment to Southwest Asia on the physical and mental health of soldiers and their families.
Project Number:DoD-23
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:October 01,1993 - September 01,1997
Location:Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Cost to Date: $3,058,000


Epidemiologic Studies of Morbidity Among Gulf War Veterans: A Search for Etiologic Agents and Risk Factors; Study 3: A comparative study of pregnancy outcomes among Gulf War veterans and other active-duty personnel
The study evaluates whether Gulf War era deployed veterans are at a higher risk for negative reproductive outcomes (like birth defects) than non-deployed veterans.
Project Number:DoD-1C
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:September 01,1994 - October 01,1997
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $8,639,000 for DoD-1A through DoD-1G


Epidemiologic Studies of Morbidity Among Gulf War Veterans: A Search for Etiologic Agents and Risk Factors; Study 7: Prevalence of Congenital Anomalies Among Children of Persian Gulf War Veterans
A study to find out if the occurrence of birth defects in infants born to Gulf War-era deployed veterans exceed that in infants born in that of the non-deployed veterans and the general population.
Project Number:DoD-1G
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:June 01,1995 - June 01,1999
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $8,639,000 for DoD-1A through DoD-1G


Family Study of Fibromyalgia
The primary goal of this study is to try and determine whether fibromyalgia is a familial illness in Gulf War veterans, and secondarily to examine the relationship between fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders within families.
Project Number:VA-68
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:October 01,1999 - September 30,2002
Location:VAMC Iowa City
Cost to Date: $146,700


Predictors of Career and Family Dysfunction in Young Adults Enlisting in the United States Navy
This study will use data from questions asked of military recruits, in order to determine the value of this information for the prediction of later career and family problems.
Project Number:DoD-110
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:October 01,1999 - September 30,2001
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $191,625


Risk for Stress-related Substance Abuse: the Effects of Family History of Alcoholism
The study's goal is to compare individuals with a family history of alcoholism to individuals with no family history of alcoholism permitting analyses of factors that predispose individuals to alcohol and other substance abuse.
Project Number:DoD-83
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:March 31,1999 - February 01,2002
Location:USUHS
Cost to Date: $299,700


Spouses and Children Program
This program authorizes the VA to provide examinations and care for any spose or children of a military veteran who is or was suffering from an illness or disorder which cannot be disassociated with the veteran's service in the Persian Gulf War. This Program will expire on December 31, 2003.
Project Number:VA-53
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:April 01,1996 - December 31,2003
Location:VAMC, Denver
Cost to Date: $322,688


Suspected Increase of Birth Defects and Health Problems Among Children Born to Persian Gulf War Veterans In Mississippi
This study looks at the nature and extent of reported increases in birth defects and health problems among children born to Persian Gulf War Veterans from two units of the Mississippi National Guard.
Project Number:HHS-4
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:May 01,1994 - February 01,1996
Location:CDC, Jackson
Cost to Date:Unknown


VA National Survey of Persian Gulf Veterans - Phase III
This is phase three of the VA survey study (VA 2) which uses computer records of troop unit locations in order to determine the prevalence of symptoms in veterans that did and did not serve in the Gulf War.
Project Number:VA-2C
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:April 01,1998 - February 01,2001
Location:VAMC Washington
Cost to Date: $10,953,770