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Can anger control problems indicate other mental health issues?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Yes, having a problem controlling your anger may be an indication of another mental health issue. Anger is often the result of many built-up feelings over time. It is often a symptom of many other issues such as depression or addictions. It can also indicate a problem such as intermittent explosive disorder or a substance abuse problem.

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