The anger coping program: An empirically-supported treatment for aggressive children


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© 2001 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved. This article provides a history and overview of an Anger Coping Program for children with a history of aggressive behavior problems. The Anger Coping Program is a cognitive-behavioral intervention, which addresses the social-cognitive distortions and deficits of aggressive children. The structure and content of the program are briefly reviewed, and its application in residential treatment facilities is discussed. The dissemination of the program is discussed, and the results of outcome research on the Anger Coping Program are presented. The program has produced significant post-intervention improvements in children’s behavior and social-cognitive processes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lochman, JE; Curry, JF; Dane, H; Ellis, M

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Book Title

  • Innovative Mental Health Interventions for Children: Programs that Work

Start / End Page

  • 63 - 73

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781317719724

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4324/9781315786179

Citation Source

  • Scopus