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Anxiety/Anger Management Training

Description of the Strategy

Both anxiety and anger have serious effects on emotional and physical health. High anxiety or stress may reflect disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or phobic disorder. Even in reasonably healthy persons, high stress can interfere with performance, such as public speaking or sport performances. Academic work can suffer when there is test anxiety, and reasonable decision making can be difficult when a person is under stress. In a similar way, high anger can lead to negative behaviors culminating in violence to others, self-injury, and even property breakage or destruction. Child abuse and domestic or workplace violence have become serious concerns of society. Interestingly, both anxiety and anger have negative physical health outcomes: High ...

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