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What is the best medication for anger management?

What is the best medication for anger management?

CBT: Cogntiive and behavioral therapy is much more effective than any medication for anger mgmt. It is more work than taking a pill, but there really is no "anti-anger" pill. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Lose Temper (Definition)

Losing your temper is a symptom in which a person has too much anger, gets angry too quickly, gets angry too easily, or is angry for too long, when compared to the average normal person who experiences a similar situation. Anger is a strong feeling ...Read more


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Are there psychiatric medications that could help someone with anger management? I don't know if my dad would take them, but still.

Are there psychiatric medications that could help someone with anger management? I don't know if my dad would take them, but still.

Yes: There are several medications used to help reduce behavioral agitation or aggression. Your dad would benefit from an evaluation to determine if he has a mood disorder such as Depression or Bipolar Disorder. The answer to your question is "yes" there are medications available to help someone manage their anger. Individual or group therapy are also important treatment options as well. ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's any over-the-counter drugs that help with anger management?

Help! need to know if there's any over-the-counter drugs that help with anger management?

In short no: Working with an psychtherapist in unlocking the root of your anger is the best way to go, most therapist are trained in helping those suffering with anger, manage it effectively, exploring other avenues of expressing thier feeling in a more constructive way. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve anger?

What do you suggest to relieve anger?

Relieving anger: One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for. ...Read more

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What can someone do to control anger?

What can someone do to control anger?

The Examined Life...: There's substitute 4 figuring out why u are angry...what your anger means! With a deep understanding of the actual things that trigger your anger (rejection, criticism, unjust treatment) & what meaning u assign 2 those things (they don't value/love me; world is unfair/racist/sexist/xenophobic)), u have a chance 2 consciously decide what 2 do w/your anger - what action u *want* 2 take! ...Read more

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How can you relieve anger in a physical way?

Physical relief: How about exercise? Aerobic exercise is great. Running, swimming, hiking. There are many people who become irritable if they don't keep themselves in balance by exercising every day (called jue yin in traditional chinese medicine). Tai chi, yoga & qi gong - work physically to calm. Massage, acupressure & acupuncture are other physical means to help with relief. ...Read more

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In what ways are you supposed to deal with anger?

Anger problems: One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for. ...Read more

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What's a good way to control anger and to stay calm?

What's a good way to control anger and to stay calm?

See Below: Find out what triggers your anger. Pay attention to the body signs -- where it feels in your body; pay attention to the thoughts you're having at that moment. Diary will be helpful to figure out these things. Physical activity, self-care, deep breathing, relaxation; leaving the situation when you feel angry. Anger is normal; what we do with it, might become problematic. ...Read more

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Tips to control anger.Im afraid of critisicm .Pls help?

Tips to control anger.Im afraid of critisicm .Pls help?

Big questions: This could take up a whole textbook. But perhaps the best pace to start is in finding a therapist. Second until you have a therapist i would advise no alcohol or drug use to keep your mind clear as you get to the root of your problem. ...Read more

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What do experts consider effective ways to relieve anger?

What do experts consider effective ways to relieve anger?

Relieving anger: Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dealing with anger problems. Getting physical through aerobic activity is an excellent way to help keep anger. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve anger and stress?

What do you suggest to relieve anger and stress?

Many ways: Before you can relieve you anger and stress, you need to learn what's behind them. You can explore this somewhat with close colleagues and friends, and also with therapists. What you find can then inform what you specifically "do" about your situation. In general, some people like vigorous exercise to discharge aggression; others like yoga & meditation. Can do them all but @ different times. ...Read more

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What is the best way to control anger especially towards kids?

Take your time: To cool off, think about what a reasonable response should be, take some deep breaths. Consider an anger management class. Walk away if you need to. ...Read more

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Please can someone help me, i can't do this anymore. How to deal with anger/stress? Please can someone help me, i can't do this anymore. How to deal with anger/stress? Please can someone help me, i can't do this anymore. How to deal with anger/

Professional help: 1 tip- count to 10 before acting on urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through nostrils. Hold air in lungs for 5 count before slowly exhaling through open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is excellent for dealing w > ...Read more

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Can there be any online anger therapy online. I really need help?

Can there be any online anger therapy online. I really need help?

In person: While I understand that people have different reasons for seeking online counseling, nothing can substitute for counseling done in person. If you have insurance, see what your mental health benefits are. If you do not have insurance, see if you qualify for either Medicaid or Medicare. Mental health benefits are part of both of those programs. ...Read more

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How to relieve anger/frustration in a positive way besides crying?

How to relieve anger/frustration in a positive way besides crying?

Relief from anger: You can try other positive outlets such as exercise, support groups, talking with someone you trust, and even speaking with a mental health professional. ...Read more

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What is the home remady for controling your anger what should I eat or drink to control my mind my angerness?

What is the home remady for controling your anger what should I eat or drink to control my mind my angerness?

Anger control: Hormonal changes, often makes teens moody. Get 8.5 to 9.5 hours of sleep per night as fatigue makes it harder to manage anger. Eat a well balanced diet that includes protein and complex arbs at each meal to avoid blood sugar fluctuation. Limit caffeine, energy drinks, alcohol, recreational drugs ; anabolic steroids. Aerobic exercise daily. Check your library for books on how to manage anger. ...Read more

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I really was doing great, but my mind is soo sporatic and I have muscle aches and things are making me angry again i took a vistaril (hydroxyzine) to control anger.

I really was doing great, but my mind is soo sporatic and I have muscle aches and things are making me angry again i took a vistaril (hydroxyzine) to control anger.

VIstaril (hydroxyzine): Sounds like there is more to this than taking some vistaril (hydroxyzine) and all will be well. I would recommend that you give your counselor or psychologist/psychiatrist a call since it appears to be an anxiety, depression or anger issue that dialog might be of assistance. ...Read more

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Anger management...Who needs it?

Who cannot express : People who cannot express their feelings act it out as anger. Those are the ones who need anger management to express in a healthier way and cope with frustrations in a different manner. ...Read more

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What are some anger management exercises?

1 simple tip-: Count to 10 before acting on an urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply ; slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dealing w anger >. ...Read more

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What is a alternative for anger management?

Alternative to anger: Management would be counseling/therapy or continuing to have unproductive anger. ...Read more

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Anger (Definition)

Anger = emotion associated with ...Read more