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The effectiveness of anger management’s training on difficulty of adolescent's emotion regulation

M Shahbazi, F Ghanbari, A Jafarinasab, S Mohammadreza Vaziri, S Foji, Z Rahimi, F Hasan-Nezhad, M Goudarzian

Abstract


The purpose of this research is the effect of anger management training on adolescents' emotional regulation. The statistical population is all teenage girls in high school’s 2nd grade in Asemanabad town in academic year of 2015-2016. We used random sampling to select 30 of them as research’s sample which gathered the highest score from questionnaire. The research tool is Gratz and Roemer’s difficulties in emotion regulation scale (DERS).

Before interventions, a pre-test had been conducted on both groups. After, training sessions had been conducted for trial group in 8 one hour long periods. Post-test was conducted on both groups after the end of sessions. We used covariance for data analysis. The results confirm the effectiveness of anger management training on difficulty of emotion regulation. Anger is of the most fervent emotions which can impose a lot of damages on mental and physical health.

Keywords: Anger management, Difficulty in emotion regulation, Adolescent




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v9i1s.739
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