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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Developing a Mobile Intervention for Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Problematic Anger
Principal Investigator:

Kirsten H. Dillon

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2019 - January 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $194,118
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Difficulty controlling anger is the most commonly reported reintegration concern among combat Veterans, especially those with a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In Veterans, problematic anger is associated with numerous negative psychosocial outcomes, including poor functional outcomes (both social and occupational), family discord, aggression, road rage, and suicide risk. Anger can also impede successful outcomes from PTSD treatment. Given the high prevalence of anger problems...

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