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Anger and aggression

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Men: anger and violence in pregnancy | Raising Children Network

Many men feel stressed in pregnancy. For some, pregnancy can even trigger anger, aggression and violence. If this sounds like you, our Dads Guide can help.

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Doing Anger Differently

Anger is a normal human emotion and can serve useful purposes when controlled or directed productively.

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Understanding anger for young people

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What is anger?

Anger is a normal human emotion. Everyone feels annoyed, frustrated, irritated, or even very angry from time to time.

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Anger and Coping Strategies

This handout includes a number of tips which you may use to help you to cope better with your anger. You may wish to practice some of these on your own, or you may wish to combine them with individual or group therapy for extra support.

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Managing anger

When things aren't going your way, it’s natural to feel annoyed, frustrated or even angry. Keeping your cool and managing your emotions in the heat of the moment is challenging at the best of times. Adding alcohol to the mix is like throwing fuel on a fire.

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Anger - Farmer Health | Farmer Health

Anger is a powerful emotion which can be destructive and also lead to violence if it isnt controlled. Farming, like many occupations, can be stressful. When things go wrong you may feel rage and anger. We often take out our...

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For families, partners & carers: managing anger

Anger is a normal human response that we all experience but can be difficult to deal with if you’re on the receiving end.

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Dealing with Anger and Impulsivity

Anger is a useful emotion when used well. It can get you moving, stimulate you to be honest (say something you’ve been meaning to say), give you the energy to protect yourself or your values, to stand up for something.

Read more on Black Dog Institute website

Kids' Health - Topics - Bullying - being unkind to others

We've all made these kinds of excuses at times. Very often we end up saying "sorry" to someone for hurting them, hurting their feelings, or doing something without thinking of what might happen.

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