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Frustration handling issues - poor anger management when emotional frustration gets too much to handle. what can i do?

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Dr. John Holmberg
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23 years experience
Cues, counters: The keys to countering anger and frustration are: developing an awareness if what your cues or triggers are, engaging countering behaviors (e.g., progressive relaxation, challenging automatic thoughts, distraction), initiating a problem solving formula & tracking what works. Anger bouts caused by depression also helped by meds. A cognitive-behavioral therapist can help you develop skills quickly!

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Last updated May 9, 2016

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