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What causes problems with anger control?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

People get angry for a variety of reasons such as stress, use of drugs, and hormonal changes. Repressing your feelings over time so that they build up inside of you can also cause you to explode in ways that are not normal. Being angry is not necessarily bad but when it causes problems, learning anger control techniques are necessary. Problems with controlling your anger are typically learned throughout your life.

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