Anger Cues Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Anger Cues Worksheet?
Anger cues can serve as a warning that you might end up being angry or that your aggression is likely to intensify. Basically, emotional intensity defines how our body will react in any situation. In response to emotions like anger, the brain produces certain changes in physiology, cognitions, emotions, and behavior. These changes are known as cues. The worksheet has been designed to educate individuals about cues of anger.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help individuals understand and pick anger cues. They will be able to identify how they respond to anger through different aspects. It will help people gain more insight into their symptoms and they can control them in initial phases to prevent aggressive responses.
How to use the worksheet?
The worksheet contains 4 categories of anger cues. Items describes associated responses to anger. Individuals require to read and understand each item thoroughly and identify which are frequent in their initial phase of anger. Later to overcome therapist can suggest delaying anger techniques.
You can download this worksheet here.
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Reilly, P.M., & Shopshire, M.S. Anger Management for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy Manual. SAMHSA Publication No. PEP19-02-01-001. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019.