Anger Management: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach

Which has been found to be an effective, time-limited treatment for anger problems:

Behavioral therapy Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) Group therapy None of the above

Which types of CBT interventions target hostile appraisals,attributions, irrational beliefs, and inflammatory thinking:

Relaxation interventions Communication skills interventions Cognitive interventions Combined interventions

In the anger management studies the majority of patients were from ethnic minority groups.True/False?

True False

The events or situations that trigger someone’s anger may vary somewhat depending on:

Type of substance used Culture or gender Both a and b None of the above

In anger management treatment, the ideal number of participants in a group setting is:

5 7 8 10

Aftercare components provided by SFVA Medical Center are:

ongoing drop-in group 12-week phase-II group behavioral therapy Both a and b

In the 12, 90-minute weekly sessions, the section that provides a structured process by which group members report on the progress of their homework assignments is:

Suggested Remarks Check-In Procedure Homework Assignments None of these

Which of the following is a natural response to those situations where we feel threatened,we believe harm will come to us, or we believe that another person has unnecessarily wronged us:

Patience Euphoria Anger Relaxation

Anger is an emotion that does not necessarily lead to aggressive behavior.

True False

A complex set of attitudes and judgments that motivate aggression is:

Anger Hostility Rage All of these

The apparent payoffs of anger are:

Being able to manipulate and control others The release of tension that occurs when one loses his or her temper Both a and b None of these

An effective set of strategies for controlling anger should include:

Immediate and preventive strategies Timeout and deep-breathing exercises Developing an exercise program and changingirrational beliefs All of the above

The cues that occur in response to the anger-provoking event can be broken down into categories such as:

Physical and behavioral cues Emotional and cognitive cues Both a and b None of the above

The cues category that refers to the interpretations of a person in response to the actions

of others as demeaning, humiliating, or controlling:

Physical cues Behavioral cues Emotional cues Cognitive cues

Timeout is :

The basic anger management strategy recommended for inclusion in everyone’s anger control plan. Leaving the situation that is causing the escalation of anger or simply stopping the discussion that is provoking it. A technique utilized to prevent reaching 10 on the anger meter. All of the above

Part of an anger control plan to immediately resolve physical cues is:

To use the Conflict Resolution Model to express anger Deep-breathing exercise Attend 12-Step meetings None of these

A framework that incorporates the concepts of the anger meter, cues to anger, and the anger control plan is:

Aggression cycle Timeout Both a and b Check-In Procedure

The phases of an episode of anger can be viewed as consisting of:

Escalation Explosion Post-explosion All of the above

Which phase is characterized by cues that indicate anger is building :

Escalation Explosion Post-explosion All of the above

Which point in anger meter corresponds to the explosion phase of the aggression cycle :

1 5 10 100

A form of cognitive restructuring originally developed by Albert Ellis is:

Conflict Resolution Model A-B-C-D Model Aggression cycle Both a and b

A-B-C-D Model includes :

Activating Situation or Event Your beliefs and expectations of others Consequence and Dispute All of the above

An immediate and direct alternative to the A-B-C-D Model is :

Thought stopping Conflict Resolution Model Check-In Procedure 12-Step meetings

The steps involved in Conflict Resolution Model are :

Identify the problem that is causing the conflict Identify the feelings and impact that are associated with the conflict Decide whether to resolve the conflict and work for resolution of the conflict All of the above

Nonphysical forms of discipline are very effective in shaping childhood behavior.

True False