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Anger in Relationships

  • By: Julie Fitness
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

The term anger refers to a powerful human emotion, elicited when individuals perceive that their needs, desires, or goals have been thwarted or obstructed by others. Given that friends and family members have the greatest capacity to thwart personal desires and ...

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