Casey T. Taft, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry

Casey Taft
150 S Huntington Avenue


Expertise and Interests:

Intimate partner violence in civilian and military populations
General aggression in civilian and military populations
Mechanisms linking between PTSD and violence perpetration
Interventions designed to prevent and treat intimate partner violence

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of Maryland, PhD
  • State University of New York at Albany, BA


  • Published on 8/17/2020

    Franz MR, Kaiser AP, Phillips RJ, Lee LO, Lawrence AE, Taft CT, Vasterling JJ. Associations of warzone veteran mental health with partner mental health and family functioning: Family Foundations Study. Depress Anxiety. 2020 11; 37(11):1068-1078. PMID: 32805764.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/2/2020

    LaMotte AD, Pless Kaiser A, Lee LO, Supelana C, Taft CT, Vasterling JJ. Factors Influencing Family Environment Reporting Concordance Among U.S. War Zone Veterans and Their Partners. Assessment. 2020 Jun 02; 1073191120922619. PMID: 32486907.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/30/2020

    Gilbar O, Taft C, Dekel R. Male intimate partner violence: Examining the roles of childhood trauma, PTSD symptoms, and dominance. J Fam Psychol. 2020 Dec; 34(8):1004-1013. PMID: 32352814.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/27/2020

    Mahoney CT, Cole HE, Gilbar O, Taft CT. The Role of Impulsivity in the Association Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Severity and Substance Use in Male Military Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2020 06; 33(3):296-306. PMID: 32339353.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/24/2018

    Creech SK, Benzer JK, Ebalu T, Murphy CM, Taft CT. National implementation of a trauma-informed intervention for intimate partner violence in the Department of Veterans Affairs: first year outcomes. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 07 24; 18(1):582. PMID: 30041642.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Mackintosh MA, Niehaus J, Taft CT, Marx BP, Grubbs K, Morland LA. Using a Mobile Application in the Treatment of Dysregulated Anger Among Veterans. Mil Med. 2017 Nov; 182(11):e1941-e1949. PMID: 29087863.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/14/2017

    Berke DS, Macdonald A, Poole GM, Portnoy GA, McSheffrey S, Creech SK, Taft CT. Optimizing trauma-informed intervention for intimate partner violence in veterans: The role of alexithymia. Behav Res Ther. 2017 Oct; 97:222-229. PMID: 28826068.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/20/2017

    Creech SK, Macdonald A, Benzer JK, Poole GM, Murphy CM, Taft CT. PTSD symptoms predict outcome in trauma-informed treatment of intimate partner aggression. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2017 Oct; 85(10):966-974. PMID: 28726440.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2016

    Taft CT, Creech SK, Murphy CM. Anger and aggression in PTSD. Curr Opin Psychol. 2017 Apr; 14:67-71. PMID: 28813322.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/5/2016

    Taft CT, Creech SK, Gallagher MW, Macdonald A, Murphy CM, Monson CM. Strength at Home Couples program to prevent military partner violence: A randomized controlled trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2016 Nov; 84(11):935-945. PMID: 27599224.

    Read at: PubMed

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