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A definitive, authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories, models and assessment methods used for understanding the many facets of Human personality and individual differences. Volume 2: Personality Measurement and Assessment. Covers psychometric measurement of personality.

The Angry Personality: A Representation on Six Dimensions of Anger Expression
The angry personality: A representation on six dimensions of anger expression

As in my chapter with Kerns (Vol. 1 of this handbook) I draw from affect science and phenomenology in conceptualizing emotion. I situate emotion within a triad of feeling-related phenomena, with mood and temperament as the other two close relatives of emotion. This means that anger, like any feeling, not only has quality and quantity but also has form. Qualitatively, it is unpleasant yet categorically different from other discrete emotions such as sadness and fear. Quantitatively, it varies on a continuum of intensity or arousal from low levels called annoyance to high levels called rage. Additionally, anger can assume the form of an emotion, ...

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