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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mindfulness Treatment for Anger in Veterans with PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Lorig Kachadourian

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: November 2016 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $193,331
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION: (provided by applicant) Military Veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been shown to exhibit increases in anger and aggressive behavior. Dysregulated anger and aggression can create fear and distress in spouses, family members, and friends resulting in deteriorated relationships, and can have a detrimental impact on Veterans' social, occupational and other important areas of functioning. Standard Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)-based interv...

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