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Anger, Aggression and PTSD



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

This section is for Researchers, Providers, and Helpers

Continuing Education

This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.

Anger, Aggression, and PTSD

  • Date Created: 12/27/2011
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS, NBCC
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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Anger, Aggression, and PTSD Author(s):

Casey Taft, PhD


VA/DoD PTSD Clinical Practice Guideline Series (2010)

This course provides a review of the literature that describes the prevalence of anger and aggression in patients with PTSD and the interaction between anger and PTSD symptoms.

The author reviews the 2010 VA/DoD Guideline for treating anger and PTSD and describes a clinical application.

Goals and Objectives

  • Understand the association between PTSD and anger/aggression
  • Review the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline recommendations for treating anger and PTSD
  • Describe a clinical application for Anger, Aggression, and PTSD: Strength at Home
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