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Overcoming anger and irritability : a self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques / William Davies.

By: Davies, William, 1950- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Robinson, 2009Description: xiii, 288 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781849011310.Subject(s): Anger | Self-control | Cognitive therapyDDC classification: 152.47
Contents:
What are irritability and anger? -- What makes us angry? -- Why am I not angry all the time? -- Constructing a system to explain irritability and anger -- Why don't other people feel angry at the things that bug me? -- Why isn't everybody irritated by the same things? -- Why am I sometimes more irritable than at other things? -- Is it always wrong to be angry? -- Getting a handle on the problem : the trigger -- Why do I get angry ?1 Appraisal/Judgement -- Why do I get angry? 2 beliefs -- Cats, camels and recreation : anger -- Putting the brakes on : inhibitions -- The bottom line : response -- "But I'm not always irritable, just sometimes : mood -- Testing your knowledge.
Summary: "Take control of your anger and improve your quality of life... contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets, based on clinically proven cognitive behavioral therapy, from a trusted mental-health practioner with experience in working with prisoners and those exhibiting extreme behaviors"-- Back cover.
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<p> A Books on Prescription Title </p> <p> Take control of your anger and improve your quality of life </p> <p>Constant irritability or flashes of bad temper can cause difficulties in relationships with friends, family or colleagues and leave us feeling unhappy and exhausted. If you find yourself struggling to control your rage and often regret inappropriate reactions, this book can really help. It explains clearly what provokes anger and what you can do to prevent it. Techniques based on cognitive behavioural therapy offer a positive approach with long-term goals in mind, and show how you can stay cool and successfully handle situations that would tax even the most easy-going person.</p> <p>Contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets</p> <p>Based on clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapy</p> <p>From a trusted mental-health practitioner with experience in working with prisoners and those exhibiting extreme behaviours</p>

Originally published: 2000.

Includes bibliography and index.

What are irritability and anger? -- What makes us angry? -- Why am I not angry all the time? -- Constructing a system to explain irritability and anger -- Why don't other people feel angry at the things that bug me? -- Why isn't everybody irritated by the same things? -- Why am I sometimes more irritable than at other things? -- Is it always wrong to be angry? -- Getting a handle on the problem : the trigger -- Why do I get angry ?1 Appraisal/Judgement -- Why do I get angry? 2 beliefs -- Cats, camels and recreation : anger -- Putting the brakes on : inhibitions -- The bottom line : response -- "But I'm not always irritable, just sometimes : mood -- Testing your knowledge.

"Take control of your anger and improve your quality of life... contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets, based on clinically proven cognitive behavioral therapy, from a trusted mental-health practioner with experience in working with prisoners and those exhibiting extreme behaviors"-- Back cover.

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