International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

Anger Management Skills Training: A Suitable Strategy to Improve Women’s General Health

Azam Movahedi and Hassan Mirzahoseini

Abstract: One of the main factors affecting general health especially in women is anger which its control and management can not only improve family health but also general health of community can be improved. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of training anger control skills on housewives public health referring to the consultation centers of district 4 of Tehran. The present study was a semi-experimental study that was randomly performed on 64 housewives referring to the consultation centers of district 4 of Tehran patients. The clients were divided randomly into two experimental and control groups. To collect data, the Eysenck personality questionnaire, General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), was used. After random selection of experimental and control groups, firstly the pre-test was conducted on two groups and after the intervention (anger control training), it was presented in 90-minute 8 sessions and after completing the training program, the post-test was performed on both groups. The data were analyzed using analysis of covariance. At first, the two groups were no differences in general health scores. General health mean in the group after the test was different. So that anger management training was effective on general health of intervention group after the training. Based on the results, anger control training affected on three areas of anxiety, depression and social performance (p<0.05). Based on the results, anger control training affected on public health and its components. It is recommended to hold anger management programs and sessions for women who referred to consultation centers and health centers.

Keywords: Eysenck, anger control, general health, GHQ

Page: 113-123

Volume 3, Issue 2, 2016