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Combination CBT and Alcohol Tx Reduce Partner Reports of Physical Aggression


Background: Although domestic violence is a significant public health problem, the data are limited on how to reduce its frequency. Domestic violence is often related to antisocial personality traits and substance abuse. Objective: To determine whether fluoxetine, combined with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and alcohol treatment, would decrease intimate partner violence (IPV) by reducing irritability. Participants/Methods: 60 perpetrators of IPV who met DSM-IV criteria for alc more...
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