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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Manage Emotions to Reduce Aggression - MERA: A Brief Aggression Treatment for Veterans with PTSD Symptoms
Principal Investigator:

Shannon R. Miles

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $70,029
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This randomized clinical trial (RCT) tests the efficacy of an emotion regulation treatment, Manage Emotions to Reduce Aggression (MERA), to decrease aggression in Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and improve PTSD treatment initiation. Background: Veterans with PTSD symptoms report difficulty controlling their aggression which can lead to devastating interpersonal and societal consequences, such as incarceration, family violence, and disruption of social support. Veterans with P...

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