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1

How are anger and aggression linked?

Anger is a significant activator of aggression but is not sufficient for aggression and is not always necessary.

2

When is anger a problem?

Too intense
Lasts too long
Leads to aggression
Leas to negative consequences

3

By what is aggression regulated?

Inhibitory mechanisms

4

What is instrumental aggression?

Means to an end

5

With what can arousal interfere?

Info processing
Judgement
Problem solving
Alternative cognitive appraisals

6

What are the three domains of anger in Novaco's (1994) model of anger?

1. product of cognitive processing of environmental circumstances
2. conjoined physiological arousal
3. behavioural reactions

7

Who developed a 3-domain model of anger?

Novaco (1994)

8

What is the difficulty of arousal interfering with alternative cognitive appraisals?

You can't think of an alternative explanation.

9

Outline the Sequential Development Model of Aggression (Vitaro & Brendgen, 2005).

Temperament and neurophys => predisposition to display aggression
If this occurs in the right environment and reactive aggression is reinforced, it may become proactive aggression

10

Who developed the Sequential Development Model of Aggression?

Vitaro and Brendgen (2005)

11

What did Vitaro and Brendgen (2005) develop?

The sequential development model of aggression

12

What needs to be considered when assessing aggression?

Background influences
Learning history
Normative beliefs
Hostile attribution bias
Existing skills

13

Name 2 evaluation methods for anger.

State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (Spielberger, 1996)
Novaco Anger Scale (Novaco, 2003)

14

Outline the anger management programme.

Psychoeducation
Triggering events and contextual stressors
Cognitive strategies
Behavioural strategies

15

What are the cognitive strategies for anger?

Self-monitoring
Recognising cognitive distortions and linking them with childhood experiences
Self-talk
Roleplay

16

What are the behavioural strategies for anger?

Recognising physical symptoms
PMR
Breathing
Imagery

17

What is proactive aggression?

Aggression as a means to an end/feeling that violence is necessary

18

What is reactive aggression?

Aggression in reaction to a perceived threat/feeling unsafe

19

What is a key tool for working with aggression?

Tap into consequences as this can help with motivation

20

What is a particularly helpful tool when working with aggression?

Thought diary