What is Anger Management?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Anger management techniques are intended to help reduce both the emotional feelings and the physiological arousal that anger causes to help people learn to control angry reactions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anger 4 1
Inability to handle stress (bad stress reactions) 3 1
Bipolar disorder 1 1
Bipolar I disorder 1 1
Poor awareness of decision consequences 1 0
Rage disorder 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Anger Management

Side effect Patients
Frustration 1
Itching 1
Physical violence 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Anger Management

Dosage Patients
30 min every other week 1
10 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Anger Management

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 2
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped using Anger Management

Duration

Currently using Anger Management

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Anger Management

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Anger Management.