On the mishandling of 'anger' in psychotherapy

Journal Article (Journal Article)

There has been a widespread notion among social workers that a major purpose of intensive clinical work is to help people acknowledge and ventilate hostile feelings. This paper challenges this idea by elucidating the specific problems and potential harm of interventions which indiscriminately emphasize anger. © 1988 Human Sciences Press.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Meyer, WS

Published Date

  • December 1, 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 406 - 417

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1573-3343

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0091-1674

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF00755149

Citation Source

  • Scopus