Anger, the misunderstood emotion

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Simon and Schuster, 1982 - Psychology - 302 pages
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"This landmark book" (San Francisco Chronicle) dispels the common myths about the causes and uses of anger -- for example, that expressing anger is always good for you, that suppressing anger is always unhealthy, or that women have special "anger problems" that men do not. Dr. Carol Tavris expertly examines every facet of that fascinating emotion -- from genetics to stress to the rage for justice. Book jacket.

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Contents

A Point of View
15
Rage and Reasonan Eternal Ambivalence
25
Uncivil Ritesthe Cultural Rules of Anger
46
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Carol Tavris, Ph.D., is a social psychologist, lecturer, and writer on many aspects of psychology. Her books include "Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion." Tavris is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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