WASHINGTON -- Anger management training works in the workplace.
A four-session cognitive-behavioral management training program resulted in significant improvements on the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI), compared with baseline scores among the 46 participants who completed it, Capt. David J. Linkh, USAF, said at the annual conference of the Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry.
The study was conceived, not as a research project, but, rather, as an intervention in response to requests for anger management within the setting of a military base, said Capt. Linkh, a Ph.D. candidate in social work at Columbia University New York.
"We decided on a psychoeducational …