When Anger Hurts: Quieting the Storm Within

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New Harbinger Publications, Nov 1, 2003 - Self-Help - 320 pages
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A major revision of the best-selling classic — a quarter of a million copies sold.

This new edition of When Anger Hurts is a complete, step-by-step guide to changing habitual anger-generating thoughts while developing healthier, more effective ways of meeting your needs. It includes new chapters on emergency anger control, the interpersonal and physiological costs of anger, road rage, and parental anger.

•Discover how to create your own personal intervention strategy for controlling angry impulses
•Recognize anger-triggering thoughts and learn ways to challenge them
•Learn how to control anger-generating stress
•Recognize the early warning signals of anger and find out how to cool down before things get really hot

When you work through the exercises and lessons in this book, you will immediately see positive change in every aspect of your life.

 

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Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
How to Use This Book BKDCDNGUIPUJNJH
Problem Solving
Anger as a Defense
Road Rage
Anger and Children
Spouse Abuse
Response Choice Rehearsal RCR Group Protocol
Bibliography
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Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. He has also penned two novels: Us and Wawona Hotel. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression. He lives and works in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Peter Rogers, PhD, was the administrative director of Haight Ashbury Psychological Services. He was the coauthor of When Anger Hurts, The Divorce Book, The Anger Control Workbook,and The Community Building Companion.

Judith McKay, RN, OCN, received her degree from California State University, Hayward, and has been an oncology nurse involved in patient education for more than twenty-five years. She helped develop and taught chemotherapy orientation classes at the Alta Bates Summit Comprehensive Cancer Center in Berkeley, CA, where she currently works. McKay is coauthor of When Anger Hurts and contributed to the best-seller Self-Esteem.

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