Is venting one’s rage really healthy? Do age, gender, and self-image have any connection with anger problems? Has our society become inherently angry? This program explores the psychology and sociology behind the most dangerous of emotions.
Viewers will meet Dr. Robert Millman, a Weill Cornell Medical College professor who has coined the term “acquired situational narcissism” to explain connections between volatile tempers and towering egos.
Dr. Brad Bushman of the University of Michigan provides further connections between narcissism, aggression, and America’s youth, while “angry comedian” Lewis Black points out the seeds of fury in everyday realities, from waiting in line to political disagreements.
Viewing time: 30 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2007. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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