Perceived Impact of Anger on QOL of Working Adults in a Selected Institute of Dehradun
Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion.” However, when it gets out of control it can become destructive. Uncontrollable anger can lead to serious problems at work and in personal relationships. An exploratory study was conducted on anger, and perceived impact of anger on QOL of working adults in a selected institute of Dehradun with the aim of to identify the risk population and explore the perceived impact of anger on QOL.
Methodology: Quantitative survey approach descriptive design was used in the study to assess the perceived impact of anger on QOL. The study was by using Quota Sampling technique to select the study subjects. Data was collected from 210 working adults by using Socio-Demographic Performa, Clinical Anger Assessment Scale And Perceived Impact Of Anger Assessment Questionnaire.
Results: Data was analyzed with the help of SPSS version 20. The result showed that two third (67.1%) of the study participants were male. Mean age of the participants was 35 ± 8.2 and all the participants were aged between 20 and 56 year. The mean anger score was 9.02 ± 6.64 and the range was 0-32. More than one fourth of the study participants (76%) reported minimal clinical anger. The result shown that More than half (51%) of the study participants feel increase in their heartbeat when they get angry, loss control on their emotion because of anger and feel guilt after showing anger. Three fourth (75%) of the study participants feel sad as well when they get angry. Around two third (61%) of the study participants sometimes to always cry when they get angry. The perceived impact of anger was comparatively rated higher in the emotional area than other areas. The findings have also suggested that female have more anger as compare to male.
Conclusion: Anger affect many aspect of Quality of Life such as Physical quality of life, emotional quality of life, Occupational quality of life and Social quality of life.
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