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 4/9/2023

    Franz MR, Smethurst M, Barry RA, Cole HE, Taft CT. Women's Disengagement Behaviors During Couple Conflict: Investigating Risk Indicators of Intimate Partner Violence. J Interpers Violence. 2023 Aug; 38(15-16):9239-9263. PMID: 37032559.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2023

    Creech SK, Benzer JK, Bruce L, Taft CT. Evaluation of the Strength at Home Group Intervention for Intimate Partner Violence in the Veterans Affairs Health System. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 01; 6(3):e232997. PMID: 36917105.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2022

    Creech SK, Pearson R, Saenz JJ, Braciszewski JM, Riggs SA, Taft CT. Pilot trial of Strength at Home Parents, a trauma-informed parenting support treatment for veterans. Couple Family Psychol. 2022 Sep; 11(3):205-216. PMID: 36185500.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/18/2021

    Taft CT, Franz MR, Cole HE, D'Avanzato C, Rothman EF. Examining strength at home for preventing intimate partner violence in civilians. J Fam Psychol. 2021 Sep; 35(6):857-862. PMID: 33734765.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/18/2021

    Taft CT, Gallagher MW, Hoffmann A, Cole HE, Creech SK. Does strength at home for couples prevent sexual aggression in returning veterans? Examining randomized controlled trial findings. Psychol Trauma. 2022 Mar; 14(3):431-436. PMID: 33734768.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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. 2021 07; 28(5):1459-1470. 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.

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