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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Efficacy and neural mediators of response to Trauma Management Therapy for PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Brooks R. King-Casas

Location: Salem, VA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $97,486
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Anger and aggression are serious and frequent complicating factors in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Interpersonal aggression and anger are: i) strongly associated with PTSD (Orth & Wieland, 2006; Taft et al, 2012); ii) particularly pernicious among individuals with combat-related PTSD (Novaco & Chemtob, 2002); and, iii) critical barriers to effective treatment in combat-related PTSD (Forbes et al., 2003; Forbes et al., 2008). Anger and aggression can also criti...

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