Last updated on May 2020

Mindfulness Treatment for Anger in Veterans With PTSD

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Aggression | Anger
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants must meet current DSM-V diagnostic criteria for PTSD (participants with sub-threshold levels of PTSD will also be allowed to participate).
  • Participants must also indicate current difficulties with anger and aggression.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with a current diagnosis of psychotic disorder or current substance use disorder with severe symptoms.
  • Participants also must not have a seizure disorder and must not be taking any medications that would affect cognition or behavior on the aggression task, including pain medication.
  • Participants diagnosed with bipolar II disorder without psychotic features and/or individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder who are well-controlled on medication will be allowed to participate. Individuals with bipolar disorder who do not fall into either of these categories will be excluded.
  • Finally, participants must not currently be receiving concurrent individual therapy or group therapy focused on anger and aggression, must not be currently receiving any evidence-based treatment for PTSD, and must not currently be participating in the modified TREC group offered at the WHVA.

Recruitment Status: Closed

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