CASEY TAFT

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of posttraumatic anger and aggression: a review
    Casey T Taft
    VA Boston Healthcare System 116B 4, 150 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:777-88. 2012
  2. pmc Examining impelling and disinhibiting factors for intimate partner violence in veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:285-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Family-of-origin maltreatment, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, social information processing deficits, and relationship abuse perpetration
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:637-46. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Examining the correlates of aggression among male and female Vietnam veterans
    Casey T Taft
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 24:639-52. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, physiological reactivity, alcohol problems, and aggression among military veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:498-507. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, anger, and partner abuse among Vietnam combat veterans
    Casey T Taft
    Behavioral Science Division, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:270-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Aggression among combat veterans: relationships with combat exposure and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, dysphoria, and anxiety
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:135-45. 2007
  8. pmc Intimate partner and general aggression perpetration among combat veterans presenting to a posttraumatic stress disorder clinic
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:461-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Examining the correlates of psychological aggression among a community sample of couples
    Casey T Taft
    Behavioral Science Division, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Boston Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:581-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint An examination of family adjustment among Operation Desert Storm veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:648-56. 2008

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of posttraumatic anger and aggression: a review
    Casey T Taft
    VA Boston Healthcare System 116B 4, 150 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:777-88. 2012
    ..We highlight explanatory models for these associations, factors that contribute to the occurrence of anger and aggression in PTSD, assessment of anger and aggression, and effective anger management interventions and strategies...
  2. pmc Examining impelling and disinhibiting factors for intimate partner violence in veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:285-9. 2012
    ..Study findings have potentially important implications for furthering our understanding of the complex etiology of IPV in this population...
  3. doi request reprint Family-of-origin maltreatment, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, social information processing deficits, and relationship abuse perpetration
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:637-46. 2008
    ..Results indicate a need for further investigation into the mechanisms accounting for the impact of early maltreatment on the development of abusive intimate relationship behavior...
  4. ncbi request reprint Examining the correlates of aggression among male and female Vietnam veterans
    Casey T Taft
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 24:639-52. 2009
    ..For women, only lower age and unemployment were associated with aggression. Findings highlight the importance of developing models for aggression among those experiencing military deployments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, physiological reactivity, alcohol problems, and aggression among military veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:498-507. 2007
    ..Study results highlight the complexity of the relationship between PTSD symptoms and aggression, and suggest possible mechanisms explaining this association...
  6. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, anger, and partner abuse among Vietnam combat veterans
    Casey T Taft
    Behavioral Science Division, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:270-7. 2007
    ..Findings indicate a heightened anger response among PTSD-positive veterans and suggest the salience of dispositional components of anger in abuse perpetration in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Aggression among combat veterans: relationships with combat exposure and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, dysphoria, and anxiety
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:135-45. 2007
    ..Results highlight the role of PTSD symptoms and dysphoric symptoms with respect to aggressive behavior among this population, and suggest the relevance of aggression theory to the study of combat veterans...
  8. pmc Intimate partner and general aggression perpetration among combat veterans presenting to a posttraumatic stress disorder clinic
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:461-8. 2009
    ..Findings indicate a need for additional aggression screening and intervention development for this population, and highlight the targeting of heightened arousal and lack of behavioral control in aggression interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Examining the correlates of psychological aggression among a community sample of couples
    Casey T Taft
    Behavioral Science Division, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Boston Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:581-8. 2006
    ..These data highlight the importance of the further development of models for psychological aggression in both women and men...
  10. doi request reprint An examination of family adjustment among Operation Desert Storm veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:648-56. 2008
    ..Study findings indicate a number of possible pathways through which war-zone deployments negatively impact military families and suggest several avenues for future research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Examining the link between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and dating aggression perpetration
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 25:456-69. 2010
    ..Results generalize findings from other populations suggesting the salience of trauma and PTSD symptoms in intimate relationship aggression and point to possible etiological pathways for these associations...
  12. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and intimate relationship problems: a meta-analysis
    Casey T Taft
    Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:22-33. 2011
    ..The authors conducted a meta-analysis of empirical studies investigating associations between indices of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and intimate relationship problems to empirically synthesize this literature...
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal risk factors for intimate partner violence among men in treatment for alcohol use disorders
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:924-35. 2010
    ..This study examined static and time-varying risk factors for perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) among men in treatment for alcohol use disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner aggression perpetration in primary care chronic pain patients
    CASEY TAFT
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 25:649-61. 2010
    ..In multivariate analyses, gender, aggression victimization, PTSD, and SUD evidenced associations with one or more outcomes. Findings indicate a need for aggression screening in this population and highlight avenues for intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence among military veterans and active duty servicemen
    Amy D Marshall
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System 116B 2, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:862-76. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Gender, partner violence, and perceived family functioning among a sample of Vietnam veterans
    Elisa S Chrysos
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 20:549-59. 2005
    ..Data appear to suggest that the effects of male-perpetrated partner violence on perceived family functioning may be larger than that of female-perpetrated partner violence...
  17. pmc Examining the correlates of engagement and disengagement coping among help-seeking battered women
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 22:3-17. 2007
    ..Results suggest that coping strategies used by battered women are multidetermined and deserve further exploration...
  18. doi request reprint Multilevel regression analyses to investigate the relationship between two variables over time: examining the longitudinal association between intrusion and avoidance
    Michael K Suvak
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:622-31. 2009
    ..Results revealed that changes in intrusion were highly correlated with changes in avoidance over the 18-month posttrauma period...
  19. pmc Associations among disaster exposure, intimate relationship adjustment, and PTSD symptoms: can disaster exposure enhance a relationship?
    Steffany J Fredman
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:446-51. 2010
    ..These data suggest that some aspects of disaster exposure can have a mobilizing and positive effect on intimate relationships. In turn, positive intimate relationships may buffer individuals against PTSD symptoms...
  20. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and physical health symptoms among women seeking help for relationship aggression
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:354-62. 2007
    ..Results were consistent with studies from other trauma groups suggesting that PTSD is pivotal with respect to explaining the effects of trauma on health...
  21. ncbi request reprint Personality, interpersonal, and motivational predictors of the working alliance in group cognitive-behavioral therapy for partner violent men
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:349-54. 2004
    ..The results support recent clinical efforts to address motivational readiness in programs for partner violent men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for partner violence among a national sample of combat veterans
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:151-9. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology among partners of men in treatment for relationship abuse
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:259-68. 2005
    ..Findings from this study suggest the association between psychological abuse and PTSD is complex and multidetermined...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring and physical health report in Vietnam veterans with and without chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:329-35. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that the interrelationships among ambulatory autonomic responses, PTSD, and physical health deserve more research attention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: etiology, epidemiology, and treatment outcome
    Terence M Keane
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2:161-97. 2006
    ..Among psychopharmacological treatments, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors evidence the strongest treatment effects, yet these effects are modest compared with psychological treatments...
  26. pmc Coping among victims of relationship abuse: a longitudinal examination
    Casey T Taft
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02130, USA
    Violence Vict 22:408-18. 2007
    ..Results highlight the complexity of the associations between different forms of relationship abuse, coping strategies, and mental health among this population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner aggression reporting concordance and correlates of agreement among men with alcohol use disorders and their female partners
    Jillian Panuzio
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine 02130, USA
    Assessment 13:266-79. 2006
    ..Findings highlight the importance of obtaining aggression reports from both partners and the need for research investigating methods for improving concordance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner psychological aggression and child behavior problems
    Stephanie B Clarke
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:97-101. 2007
    ..The association between psychological aggression and child behavior problems was partially mediated by maternal distress. Exposure to psychological aggression appears to have unique direct and indirect adverse effects on children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and parenting satisfaction among a national sample of male vietnam veterans
    Rita E Samper
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 17:311-5. 2004
    ..Results suggest that higher levels of PTSD symptoms and avoidance and emotional numbing symptoms in particular may have a deleterious effect on parent-child relationship satisfaction...
  30. doi request reprint Poisson regression for modeling count and frequency outcomes in trauma research
    David R Gagnon
    Boston University School of Public Health, and Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research, and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:448-54. 2008
    ..Results of Poisson regression and linear regression models are compared...
  31. pmc Parenting satisfaction among fathers with alcoholism
    Laura E Watkins
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington St 116B 2, Boston, MA, United States
    Addict Behav 34:610-2. 2009
    ..Greater decreases in alcohol consumption were associated with greater improvement in parenting satisfaction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Process and treatment adherence factors in group cognitive-behavioral therapy for partner violent men
    Casey T Taft
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 21250, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:812-20. 2003
    ..The findings support the promotion of a collaborative therapeutic environment to induce change among partner violent men...

Research Grants4

  1. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Abuse, and Physical Health
    CASEY TAFT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This enhanced understanding may in turn lead to the improved efficacy of interventions for perpetrators and victims of abuse. ..
  2. PTSD-Focused Relationship Enhancement Therapy for Returning Veterans & their Part
    CASEY TAFT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..However, consistent with a secondary prevention approach (National Advisory Mental Health Council Workgroup on Mental Disorders Prevention Research, 1998), participants will be excluded on the basis of histories of IPA. ..