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A multi-centre phase 3 cluster randomized controlled trial of a manualized anger management intervention for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities

Project title: A multi-centre phase 3 cluster randomized controlled trial of a manualized anger management intervention for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities

Call to action: 08/53 HTA Clinical Trials - December2008 Board submissions (May 08 deadline)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Paul WillnerORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-5576-5260

Lead Author: Professor Paul WillnerORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-5576-5260

Contractor: Cardiff University

Cost: £981,656.28

Co-investigators: Dr Biza Stenfert Kroese, Professor Andrew Jahoda, Professor David Felce, Professor John Rose, Professor Kerenza Hood.

Started: July 2009 | Status: Published May 2013

ISRCTN: 37509773

This report finds that staff-delivered manualised cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) anger management intervention was effective at changing anger coping skills and staff-rated anger in people with intellectual disabilities. Manualised anger management CBT delivered by service staff given training and supervision from clinical psychologists could be used to increase anger coping skills.

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