Anger is a normal and impulsive reaction to danger. Our survival requires a certain amount of anger. However, when anger becomes intense and uncontrollable, it becomes a problem. Intense anger can be associated with several other mental issues like depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc. Alcohol abuse, alcohol withdrawal, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are also common causes that can aggravate anger. Physical symptoms of intense anger include hypertension, tachycardia, muscle tension, etc. Treatment of intense anger involves behavioral therapy, meditation, relaxation techniques, etc.
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My wife tries cutting herself while she is in anger. How to stop her from doing it?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31 year old man. My wife also 31 years old. I have been in relationship with her for the last 8 to 9 years and out of which 3 years, we have been married. We have been in long distance relationship before we got married. She is short tempered, and I know that as we know each o... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through what you have shared. I understand that you are going through a very tough time and concerned about your wife. I understand you want to help her and which is very genuine. But with a case like this, unless the person wants help we cannot do much ... Read Full »
How to help my extremely depressed and angry mom?
Query: Hi doctor, My mom is extremely depressed and showing the anger towards my dad with the wrong assumptions. She is not at all listening to our words. Whenever we advise on this, she is showing abnormal anger, which is unusual. I tried to take her to a psychiatrist, but she is not ready to come. She ha... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all we need to establish whether she is really suffering from depression or any other mental illness. It is quite common to label all mental illnesses as depression. We diagnose a person as a patient of depression if the following symptoms are present for most of... Read Full »
I have an emotionally abusive father and I am losing my sanity completely. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I do not know how to explain my situation, but shortly, I have an emotionally abusive father and two siblings younger than me. He drained me emotionally for 18 years, and now he is aiming for my siblings. I am now used to his anger issues, insults, the traumas he manages to give my mo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Abusive relationships are quite painful to live in and survive. Especially when these are closed ones like father-child, siblings, etc., they left marked emotional pain through in life if left unhealed. I am afraid you did not mention anything about my mother. Her ro... Read Full »