Anger Study Seeks Veterans to Complete a Series of Surveys

Research Centre: Phoenix Australia, University of Melbourne
Location: This is a virtual study, all participation will take place online
Lead Doctors: Dr. Tracey Varker and Dr. Mark Hinton
Ethics Committee: The ethics committee is the Departments of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs Human Research Ethics Committee (DDVA HREC)


Problems with anger are common in veterans, and are strongly linked to other issues like posttraumatic stress disorder.

This study will attempt to discover the underlying factors that trigger anger in everyday living and aims to contribute in developing a more targeted approach to anger treatment.

This study seeks ex-serving, and veteran men and women who have served in the military for at least 12 months. Participants are required to answer 2-minute micro-surveys, 4 times per day for 10 days. Participants will also need to complete a short survey at the start and end of the 10 day period. 

Your Rights

  • If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
  • Your records relating to this study and any other information received will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by law.

Why Participate? 

  • You may better understand what is triggering your anger
  • You will be helping to advance veteran research.
  • You will be compensated for participating in this study.

Who Can Participate?

  • Men and women aged 18+ who have served the military for at least 12 months.
  • Able to complete 2-minute micro-surveys, 4 times per day for 10 days.

What Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. Complete a pre-study survey.
Click Here to Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial