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Anger, Stress, and Aggression in Violent Offenders

Article: Seager, J. A. (2005). Violent men: The importance of impulsivity and cognitive schema. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 32(1), 26-49.

Whether clinicians work in an outpatient setting, a community setting, or a correctional setting, they need to consider how the variables of anger, stress, and aggression relate to violent behavior. Anger and stress management treatment protocols are used to help and treat people who have been convicted of domestic violence, child abuse, gang-related activities, and other violent crimes. In order to maintain safety and deliver effective treatment, the forensic treatment provider must be familiar with the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

Explain the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.
Explain the relationship among anger, stress, and aggression

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Hi and thank you for your patience. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to put together a discussion on the subject of violent offenders. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Anger, stress and aggression definitions - 200 words
2. On violent offenders and the iteration of #1 element - 150 words
3. Relationship between the 3 - 100 words

This outline should yield around 350 words. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

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Anger, Violence and Stress

This narrative is an attempt at discussing anger, violence and stress as it relates to offending and offender behavior. First off, it is important to define the terms as follows:

1. Anger - According to the APA (PBS, 2011), anger is, "a normal emotion with a wide range of intensity, from mild irritation and frustration to rage. It is a reaction to a perceived threat to ourselves, our loved ones, our property, our self-image, or some part of our identity." When we feel anger, it tells us that something is wrong with what we see, with what's around us.

2. Violence - According to the CDC (2013), "interpersonal violence is ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise on the topic of violence, stress and anger in relation to offenders. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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