Anger is a fundamental emotion experienced by everyone. Since childhood itself, people learn ways to express anger by imitation of angry behavior modeled around them, by their own experiences and seeing what can be escaped with the help of expression of anger. Anger management counseling helps to learn ways to slow down reaction to anger. Anger is the only emotion that helps in ‘survival’ when used appropriately. Problem arises when anger is taken as the primary means of expression of needs, leading to usage of inappropriate ways and threats as weapons to get things done our way.
A number of self-assessment tests are available online through which you can help you recognize the presence of anger issues and can provide you with basic idea of the intensity of anger issues. It is always recommended that you ensure the credibility of the test also. It should be remembered that even if the test is offered by a recognized and reputable organization, one should never allow self-diagnosis or just an online assessment to direct any treatment course. For help and treatment purposes mental health professional needs to be consulted with.
All these makes it difficult to manage negative emotions and can lead to anger issues.
Strong emotions usually bring about certain changes in your physical health and anger when not managed is one of the reason your body experiences some changes which often includes: