Types of Anger

Unbeknownst to most there is a range of different types of anger which can have different impacts on the individual along with those whom the anger may be projected at. Here are some of the most common forms of anger :

  • Chronic anger: which is prolonged, can impact the immune system and be the cause of other mental disorders
  • Passive anger: which doesn’t always come across as anger and can be difficult to identify
  • Overwhelmed anger: which is caused by life demands that are too much for an individual to cope with
  • Self-inflicted anger: which is directed towards the self and may be caused by feelings of guilt
  • Judgmental anger: which is directed toward others and may come with feelings of resentment
  • Volatile anger: which involves sometimes-spontaneous bouts of excessive or violent anger