Cognitive Contribution - Anger Management techniques

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  • Created by: Laura
  • Created on: 04-05-13 12:00
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  • Cognitive - Anger Management
    • Ideas/Theories
      • anger = primary cause of violent acts
      • reduces interpersonal anger - recognition + role play
    • Who/How it's helped
      • reduces recidivism rates
      • helps individual - better relationships
      • helps someone with anger to prevent committing first crime
      • removes prejudice - employment
    • Strong
      • cost effective
      • gives people skills
      • voluntary = no social control
      • Ireland = short term success
      • Hunter = improvement in specific areas
    • Weak
      • takes away personal responsibility
      • biased sample - have to be willing to change
      • Law = only 1 showed improvment
      • Loza + Loza = research into effectiveness is lab based so limited
  • Overall looks at thought processes = transferable skills + has helped people overcome anger

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