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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy 4/2019

10-04-2019

Self-Reported Dysfunctional Anger in Men and Women at a Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic

Auteurs: Lindsay V. Healey, Vanessa Holmes, Susan Curry, Michael C. Seto, Adekunle G. Ahmed

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy | Uitgave 4/2019

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Abstract

Gender differences in anger and aggression are disputed in the literature. This study examined self-reported gender differences in a clinical sample of individuals referred for concerns about dysfunctional anger on measures of anger and aggression. The sample consisted of adults aged 18 years or over (N = 543; 90 [17%] women and 453 [83%] men) who presented at an outpatient anger clinic for treatment of their dysfunctional anger between 2003 and 2014. We found that women in the psychiatric outpatient sample significantly outscored men on many of the anger variables and reported similar levels of aggression, which contradicts previous reports in nonclinical populations. These results are of clinical importance because women’s dysfunctional anger may be under-reported. Dysfunctional anger screening and treatment may need to be adjusted accordingly based on gender.

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Metagegevens
Titel
Self-Reported Dysfunctional Anger in Men and Women at a Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic
Auteurs
Lindsay V. Healey
Vanessa Holmes
Susan Curry
Michael C. Seto
Adekunle G. Ahmed
Publicatiedatum
10-04-2019
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy / Uitgave 4/2019
Print ISSN: 0894-9085
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6563
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10942-019-00318-2