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What is anger management?
Anger management is the name for the steps and processes that can help to manage and reduce your anger. This can involve altering the way you think about certain things that make you angry, and changing the ways you deal with anger to achieve constructive rather …
What is anger?
Anger is a normal emotion that everyone feels at some point in their life. It can range from a mild annoyance or frustration to extreme rage. Anger has three main components: cognitive, physical and behavioral changes. Cognitive changes involve how we think about or …
How does anger harm your body?
The physical effects of anger can be harmful to your body. When you are angry, your body initiates a 'fight or flight' response, which involves your adrenal glands flooding the body with stress-related hormones including adrenaline and cortisol. This leads to …
What causes anger?
Anger can be caused by many different things. Sometimes anger can be caused by arguments, stress, or a threat to your self-image or your loved ones. Other sources include hurtful or unexpected situations, 'road rage' or an injustice to certain people.
How do I manage anger that is caused by an argument?
Arguments are a common cause of anger. If arguments are not dealt with, they can become worse or uncomfortable. It is important to find solutions and resolve conflicts to prevent anger from increasing. If you have become angry with …
How do I manage anger that is caused by stress?
Stress is commonly associated with anger. Regular exercise can help you de-stress, so going for a run or a bike ride can do wonders for your mental health. Exercise can improve your mood and lower stress levels by increasing the amount of …
About this article
Author: Dr Bow Tauro PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 07 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Anger management