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Anger Management STRENGTH- Law (1997)
Investigated the effectiveness of four AM programmes, and found that they were trying to control their anger to a greater extent after the programme.
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Anger Management STRENGTH- Dobash et al (1996)
Found that domestic violence projects that included Anger Management were successful, with offenders reducing their bad behaviour and aggression. Women parters reported a better quality of life after 12 months.
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Anger Management STRENGTH- Ireland (2004)
Assessed 50 male prisoners and 37 control prisoners. It was found that 92% of prisoners showed an improvement in their anger- suggesting such programmes are effective.
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Anger Management WEAKNESS- Loza and Loza Fanous (1999)
Studied 271 Canadian male offenders and found no difference in between violent and non-violent offenders or between rapists and non-rapists on anger measures.
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Anger Management WEAKNESS- Watt et al (1999)
Evaluated cognitive behaviour anger management programmes for violent offenders in Western Australia. Offenders = compared with waiting list control group on anger knowledge, expression, observed aggressive behaviour & misconduct. No AM gain.
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Anger Management WEAKNESS of ethics
The AM programmes do not focus on the victims, and doing so may help the offenders gain a better understanding of why their behaviour is unacceptable.
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Found that domestic violence projects that included Anger Management were successful, with offenders reducing their bad behaviour and aggression. Women parters reported a better quality of life after 12 months.

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Anger Management STRENGTH- Dobash et al (1996)

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Assessed 50 male prisoners and 37 control prisoners. It was found that 92% of prisoners showed an improvement in their anger- suggesting such programmes are effective.

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Studied 271 Canadian male offenders and found no difference in between violent and non-violent offenders or between rapists and non-rapists on anger measures.

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Evaluated cognitive behaviour anger management programmes for violent offenders in Western Australia. Offenders = compared with waiting list control group on anger knowledge, expression, observed aggressive behaviour & misconduct. No AM gain.

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