Anger Cognitions and Cardiovascular Recovery Following Provocation

@article{Suchday2004AngerCA,
  title={Anger Cognitions and Cardiovascular Recovery Following Provocation},
  author={Sonia Suchday and Michele M. Carter and Craig K. Ewart and Kevin T. Larkin and Otello Desiderato},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={319-341}
}
The current study describes the creation and validation of the Anger Cognitions Inventory (ACI) to assess the cognitive appraisals associated with resentful and reflective anger. The ACI was created based on a content analysis of self-reports of participants' thoughts and feelings following anger provocation in the laboratory. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses on two separate college student samples (N = 267 and N = 276, respectively) revealed five subscales which could validly be… 

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