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1. What symptoms are observed in people with anger-related issues?
Emotional symptoms observed in people with anger-related issues are:
• Social isolation
• Lack of sleep
Physical symptoms observed in people with anger-related issues are:
• Anxious or tightened feelings in the chest
• Heart palpitations
• Increased blood pressure
2. What is anger management?
Anger management is a learning process to recognize the signs of becoming angry and to take actions to calm down the anger and deal with situations in a productive manner
3. Why is anger management done?
Anger management helps recognize frustrations early and learn to manage the anger productively. It helps identify the situations or things that induce anger, thereby, preventing outbursts of rage and helping achieve better anger control.
4. What to expect in anger management sessions?
During anger management sessions, you will get to learn and use different techniques like breathing techniques, impulse control, relaxation strategies, meditation, frustration management (typically by maintaining an anger diary) and self awareness. In the first session, the therapist asks a set of questions to evaluate the anger pattern and intensity in people.
5. How many sessions does anger management take?
Typically, anger management therapy has about 8 to 24 sessions. However, the number of sessions depend on the decided curriculum and changes from group to group. Usually, one session might take up to two hours.