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Anger can indeed be triggered through various ways that range from psychological to medical factors. The psychological factors that may cause anger include; stress and anxiety. Some of the medical causative agents include; headaches, body pain and mental problems that cause sleep problems. Body pains that may lead to anger can be prevented in many ways. According to (Potter-Efron, 2005), the most effective way is through nursing practices that involve pain and anger management. Through this treatment, the individual suffering from the body pain is given some guidance and counselling to find out the causes of the pain. For example, rehabilitation can be preferred to those addicted to alcohol leading to mental pain such as anxiety. Other ways of reducing and controlling anger is to be relaxed. They should be in a calm place and feel relaxed while being talked to in a soothing voice.
They can also reduce stress at home as a way of preventing anger through journaling. This can be done through peaceful coexistence amongst people they interact with. According to (Richards, 2008), being prayerful and asking God for support and peace will be a possible way to reduce the anger. Prayers are believed to be the root for all other methods as it can help even the medical treatments to prosper. According to (Kar, 2011), group can also help as a therapeutic method of reducing anger. This is possible through the CBT process that tries to identify the problems they face. When they experience anger, they can easily rule it out by sharing as a group and seeking advice from the members. Anger and pain management as medical ways of treating the pains and eliminating anger have several importance. Besides getting healed from the pain, they can also get to reduce anger over long period of time.
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Potter-Efron, R. T. (2005). Handbook of anger management: Group, individual, couple, and family approaches. Binghamton, N.Y: Haworth Clinical Practice.
Richards, L. (2008). The Bible. New York: Guideposts.