Anger episodes in high- and low-trait-anger community adults.

  title={Anger episodes in high- and low-trait-anger community adults.},
  author={Raymond Chip Tafrate and Howard Kassinove and Louis Dundin},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={58 12},
Anger is a basic emotion, experienced by almost all human beings in response to the unwanted and unexpected behavior of others. Yet, there is little consensus as to which characteristics may differentiate people who experience normal versus exaggerated or pathological anger reactions. We examined the self-reported characteristics of specific anger episodes in 93 community adults who were high (HTA) or low (LTA) on trait anger. Using a componential model, they were asked to identify a recent… CONTINUE READING

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