Posted on May 27, 2009 | Comments 0
Learning how to control and express emotions can save a lot of stress and hurt.
Angry people can do terribly things, often not realizing the reasons why or even how bad their behavior actual is.
In recent years, there have been instances of road rage where emotions have run away with an individual and anger has boiled over. A minor incident has become a very scary situation even resulting in lives being lost.
Even milder levels of anger can cause problems for example within a family group, children being frightened of a parent or a spouse fearing for their safety faced with an abusive partner. Often drink or drugs will make a situation worse as any control is taken away by the effects of alcohol.
In light of incidents covered by the media more counseling and therapy is available but the fact that there is a problem must first be recognized. This is where the real problems lies, getting people the help that they require.
There are many techniques that can be taught to help with the management of anger, from deep breathing to learning how to remove oneself from a particular situation. [anger management techniques]
For some people the rage stems from a chemical imbalance in the brain and for that medication will be prescribed by their doctor or therapist.
People will often be referred for treatment after committing a crime or becoming involved in a nasty incident. However if an individual is concerned there are numerous classes available and very effective for changing the way anger is dealt with.
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