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Psychological effects of anger control programs applied to adolescents

International Journal of Family & Community Medicine
Gülten Uzun,1 Neslihan Lök,2 Sefa Lök3

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Introduction  and  purpose: Anger control is that the person has gained the ability to express his sense of emotion in a way that is free from aggression, non-violent, and does not harm himself and those around him. Therefore, it is aimed to examine the effectiveness of the anger control/control program applied to primary school students.

Method:  The  results  of  studies  evaluating  the  psychological  effects  of  anger  control programs applied to adolescents in the review are presented within the framework of a plan.

Results: When the national and international literature on the subject is examined; There is a positive relationship between anger and aggression, male, considering the attitude of parents as oppressive-authoritarian and indifferent, and the anger and aggression score of students exposed to domestic violence is higher than others. The psychological counseling intervention program with the event-based group aimed at reducing anger and aggression in adolescents is the fourth-degree in the study. and 5. In its experimental study based on the experimental and control group pre-test post-test model, which students conducted to examine their aggressiveness levels and the levels of aggression in some variables, it was found that students in the experiment group at the end of 8 sessions of education had a significant decrease in aggression levels compared to students in the control group, while the levels of aggression of students showed no significant difference in age and class variables, while the gender variable did not show a significant difference. Another study of students with behavioral/emotional disorders found that at the end of the anger control program, students exhibit edit more social behavior (positive/impartial verbal and verbal behavior) towards their teachers, less negative behavior and tend less aggression during monitoring than their other peers.

Conclusions: Anger control/control programs provide positive effects, such as students understanding the relationship between anger and aggression, anger control, increased positive  behavior  towards  their  teachers/peers,  decreased  aggressive  behavior,  anger control and development of their ability to use positive coping methods.


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