14 Facts About Anger


Anger, known as wrath or rage, is an intense emotional state involving a strong uncomfortable and non-cooperative response to a perceived provocation, hurt or threat.

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Anger becomes the predominant feeling behaviorally, cognitively, and physiologically when a person makes the conscious choice to take action to immediately stop the threatening behavior of another outside force.

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Anger, when viewed as a protective response or instinct to a perceived threat, is considered as positive.

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Anger makes people less trusting, and slower to attribute good qualities to outsiders.

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Anger can make a person more desiring of an object to which his anger is tied.

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Anger's studied the correlation between anger expression and social influence perception.

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Anger research has studied the effects of reducing anger among adults with antisocial personality disorder, with a social skills program approach that used a low fear and high arousal group setting.

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Anger argued that animal will is "conditioned by anger and appetite" in contrast to human will which is "conditioned by the intellect".

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Anger is considered to be packed with more evil power than desire.

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Anger is defined in Buddhism as: "being unable to bear the object, or the intention to cause harm to the object".

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Anger is seen as aversion with a stronger exaggeration, and is listed as one of the five hindrances.

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Anger doesn't realize that his danger is born from within.

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Anger takes pleasure in bad deeds as if they were good, but later, when his anger is gone, he suffers as if burned with fire.

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Anger is spoiled, blotted out, like fire enveloped in smoke.

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