Verbal and nonverbal expressions of anger can
A) calm emotions and reduce anger.
B) become habitual if they successfully reduce anger.
C) increase immediate feelings of anger.
D) do any of these things.
In one study,people who had been angered were asked to hit a punching bag while thinking about the person who had angered them.The results of this study most clearly highlighted the dangers of
A) relative deprivation.
B) poor adaptation.
C) an emotional catharsis.
D) inadequate spirituality.
After 9/11,Americans who responded with anger more than fear also displayed
A) more intolerance for immigrants.
B) less heart disease.
C) more subjective well-being.
D) less physiological arousal.
Experts suggest that an intensely angry person should
A) avoid talking about their angry feelings.
B) release the anger through some aggressive action or fantasy.
C) take time to let the anger and emotional arousal subside.
D) mentally rehearse the exact reasons for the anger.