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Is There a Link Between PTSD and Violence?
April 3, 2014 - April 4, 2014

Yuval Neria, professor of medical psychology at Columbia University, said anger is more of an issue for PTSD patients than violence.

“Many of the PTSD patients are not dangerous to themselves or others,” Neria, who is also director of the Trauma and PTSD Program at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, told IBT. “Most of them are angry, not necessarily aggressive. The challenge is really to provide treatment in order to reduce violent tendencies.”

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