Anger Management

Anger is a subjectively experienced emotional state that often triggers a fight or flight response. It is initially elicited by perception of a threat to one’s well-being or the perceived misdeeds of others. Anger motivates a response of antagonism to drive off the source of the threat or correct any injustice. Anger is communicated verbally, through facial or postural gestures, tone of voice, and aggressive behavior.

Anger Management Facts

  • Anger can be a healthy emotion when it motivates us to correct an injustice or change something in our environment that is wrong.
  • Anger becomes problem when it is too frequent, too intense, pushes people away, results in loss of employment, divorce, interpersonal aggression, financial and or legal consequences.
  • Anger is often cited as a reason an individual is passed over for promotion in an organization
  • Anger and stress have been associated with hypertension, stroke, headaches, ulcers and diabetes.

Anger can harm personal relationships. Anger and disruptive behavior is often the result of a difficult situation not being handled appropriately Groups and meetings are more productive when individuals can control their anger. Mediation is more productive if individuals learn to manage their anger before the mediation begins. 

People have different experiences with anger and express anger differently. A plan is developed that meet the needs of the individual. Learning to manage anger can improve relationships, career, health and quality of life.

Learning to manage anger can improve relationships, health and quality of life.

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