The essays in this anthology provide contrasting views on the value of the burgeoning anger management industry. A question-and-response format prompts readers to examine complex issues from multiple angles, such as whether or not anger is dangerous, or whether it can be a motivator. By evaluating and understanding divergent opinions, students can attain a balanced knowledge of the topic. Important facts, perfect for report writing, are dispersed throughout in boxed insets.
ContentsOverview: anger and anger management / Jayne M. Blanchard
The courts fuel the growth of the anger management industry / Kristen Hinman
Increased workplace violence fuels the growth of the anger management industry / Kevin Quinley
High Schools are using anger management to deal with student violence / John A. DeMember
Women's success fuels the growth of the anger management industry / Emma Cowing
Suppressed anger leads to health problems / Dorothy Foltz-Gray
Anger can lead to rages, outbursts, depression, and physical ailments / Liza Finlay
Sudden anger is dangerous / Ronald T. Potter-Efron and Patricia S. Potter-Efron
Anger can lead to constructive solutions / Tori DeAngelis
Anger can be an alert that something is wrong / Thoden K. Janes
Anger can be a motivator / Deborah L. Cox, Karin H. Bruckner, and Sally D. Stabb
Anger management intervention is effective in the workplace / Linda Wasmer Andrews
Anger management helps criminals to not reoffend / Sarah Freemen
Soldiers in combat zones benefit from anger management / Valvincent A. Reyes and Thomas A. Hicklin
Conventional anger management is not effective / Cecilia Capuzzi Simon
Anger management intervention avoids personal responsibility / Mickey Skidmore
What techniques and methods are used to manage anger? General semantics teaches how to avoid anger / Martin H. Levinson
Becoming more aware of oneself can help manage anger / Steve Cutting
Traditional anger management courses help control anger / Steve Farrar
Nutritional therapy may help reduce anger / Laura Potts
Faith can turn anger into a spiritual friend / Andrew D. Lester.
|Publisher|| Detroit :Greenhaven Press,2009
172 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-163) and index.