Anger Management For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 1, 2011 - Self-Help - 388 pages
If your anger, or that of a loved one, is out of control and threatening your life and livelihood, you need the calm, clear, and understanding help you’ll find in Anger Management For Dummies. This concise and practical guidebook shares specific anger management methods, skills, and exercises that will help you identify the sources of your anger and release yourself from their grip. You’ll find out how to:
  • Defuse your anger before it strikes
  • Express your feelings calmly
  • Respond rather than react
  • Prevent anger incidents in the future
  • Release healthy anger in a healthy way
  • Confess your anger in a journal
  • Use anger constructively
  • Get beyond old anger through forgiveness

Complete with coverage of road rage, air rage, office rage, and dealing with angry children, Anger Management for Dummies gives you the tools you need to overcome your anger and live a happier, more productive life.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Basics of Anger
9
When Is Anger a Problem?
17
Is Anger Poisoning Your Life?
31
Managing Your Anger Today
49
Speaking Out in Anger
65
Keeping Your Cool
75
Preventing Anger Tomorrow
91
Managing Your Chemistry
199
Adding Balance to Your Life
211
Getting a Good Nights Sleep
227
Looking to a Higher Power
241
Staying in a Good Mood
251
Managing Anger in Key Relationships
269
Managing Anger in Key Relationships 269 Chapter 20 At Work
271
At Home
287

Saying What You Feel
105
Confessing Your Anger
115
Become a Type B
129
Using Anger Constructively
143
Handling Anger from the Past
159
Lifestyle Changes That Improve
181
In Intimate Relationships
301
Ten Ways to Raise a NonAngry Child
319
Ten Ways to Combat Road Rage
331
Ten AngerFreeing Thoughts
339
Index
347
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W. Doyle Gentry, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Director of the Institute for Anger-Free Living in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and was the Founding Editor of the Journal of Behavioral Medicine. In Dr. Gentry’s four-decade career as a scientist-practitioner, he has authored over 100 publications, including eight books, and is a pioneer in the fields of health psychology, behavioral medicine, and anger management. He has previously served on the faculty of Duke University Medical Center and the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Gentry has conducted training seminars for lay and professional audiences throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He has also served as a consultant to major industry, where he specializes in conflict management, team building, and health promotion. Articles referring to Dr. Gentry’s work on anger regularly appear in a variety of contemporary magazines, and he is frequently interviewed on radio and television for insights into how to create and maintain an anger-free life. He is the author of two earlier self-help books on anger: ANGER-FREE: Ten Basic Steps to Managing Your Anger (Quill, 2000) and When Someone You Love Is Angry (Berkley, 2004).

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