Anger is temporary madness said by Osho. Aggression arises from an innate drives or occurs as a defense mechanism and is manifested either by constructive or destructive acts directly towards self or others. Aggressive people ignore the rights of other people. They must fight for their own interests and they expect same from others. An aggressive approach to life may lead to physical or verbal violence. The aggressive behavior often covers a basic lack of self confidence. Aggressive people enhance to their self esteem by overpowering others and there by proving their superiority. They try to cover up their insecurities and vulnerabilities by acting aggressive.
• Anger: Anger is defined as a strong uncomfortable emotional response to provocation that is unwanted and incongruent with one’s values, beliefs or rights.
• Aggression: Aggression refers to behavior that is intended to cause harm or pain. Aggression can be either physical or verbal.
Cite this article:
Anilkumar B. Jarali. Anger / Aggression. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(3): July-Sept.,2014; Page 171-176.