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Anxiety ― Anger Management Index

Beginning below are 66 statements. Decide if each of the statements is true or false as it pertains to you. Then select the appropriate radio button below the statement.

The Quiz:

1. Unless somebody asks me in a nice way, I won't do what they want

2. I don't seem to get what's coming to me

3. I sometimes spread gossip about people I don't like

4. Once in a while I cannot control my urge to harm others

5. I know that people tend to talk about me behind my back

6. I lose my temper easily but get over it quickly

7. When I disapprove of my friends' behavior, I let them know it

8. When someone makes a rule I don't like, I am tempted to break it

9. Other people always seem to get the breaks

10. I never get mad enough to throw things

11. I can think of no good reason for ever hitting anyone

12. I tend to be on my guard with people who are somewhat friendlier than I expected

13. I am always patient with others

14. I often find myself disagreeing with people

15. When someone is bossy, I do the opposite of what he asks

16. When I look back on what's happened to me, I can't help feeling mildly resentful

17. When I am mad, I sometimes slam doors

18. If somebody hits me first, I let him have it

19. There are a number of people who seem to dislike me very much

20. I am irritated a great deal more than people are aware of

21. I can't help getting into arguments with people when they disagree with me

22. When people are bossy, I take my time just to show them

23. Almost every week I see someone I dislike

24. I never play practical jokes

25. Whoever insults me or my family is asking for a fight

26. There are a number of people who seem to be jealous of me

27. It makes my blood boil to have somebody make fun of me

28. I demand that people respect my rights

29. Occasionally when I am mad at someone I will give him the "silent treatment."

30. Although I don't show it, I am sometimes eaten up with jealousy

31. When I am angry, I sometimes sulk

32. People who continually pester you are asking for a punch in the nose

33. I sometimes have the feeling that others are laughing at me

34. If someone doesn't treat me right, I don't let it annoy me

35. Even when my anger is roused, I don't use "strong language."

36. I don't know any people that I downright hate

37. I sometimes pout when I don't get my own way

38. I seldom strike back, even if someone hits me first

39. My motto is "Never trust strangers."

40. Sometimes people bother me by just being around

41. If somebody annoys me, I am apt to tell him what I think of him

42. If I let people see the way I feel, I'd be considered a hard person to get along with

43. Since the age of ten, I have never had a temper tantrum

44. When I really lose my temper, I am capable of slapping someone

45. I commonly wonder what hidden reason another person may have for doing something nice for me

46. I often feel like a powder keg ready to explode

47. When people yell at me, I yell back

48. At times I feel I get a raw deal out of life

49. I can remember being so angry that I picked up the nearest thing and broke it

50. I get into fights about as often as the next person

51. I used to think that most people told the truth but now I know otherwise

52. I sometimes carry a chip on my shoulder

53. When I get mad, I say nasty things

54. I sometimes show my anger by banging on the table

55. If I have to resort to physical violence to defend my rights, I will

56. I have no enemies who really wish to harm me

57. I can't help being a little rude to people I don't like

58. I could not put someone in his place, even if he needed it

59. I have known people who pushed me so far that we came to blows

60. I seldom feel that people are trying to anger or insult me

61. I don't let a lot of unimportant things irritate me

62. I often make threats I don't really mean to carry out

63. Lately, I have been kind of grouchy

64. When arguing, I tend to raise my voice

65. I generally cover up my poor opinion of others

66. I would rather concede a point than get into an argument about it