Buddhist conceptualization and treatment of anger.

  • R Leifer
  • Published 1999 in Journal of clinical psychology


From the Buddhist point of view, anger is a form of suffering-because the angry individual suffers as well as his or her victims. In the traditional Buddhist view, suffering is caused by three mental factors, The Three Poisons: Desire, Aversion, and Ignorance. The dynamics of anger are conceptualized on the basis of these three mental factors, as well as… (More)