Anger books & resources

The following is a list of recommended books and resources about anger. The Location(s) available column shows where these books are available, eg, from your local Christchurch City Library (CCL) and/or from the Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC).

Books can be reserved online and checked out by visiting CCL or MHERC. If a book is not available, a librarian may be able to suggest another book or place a hold on a book. To borrow or place a hold on a book, you must be a member of the library. MHERC can post books and other resources out to its users, including those living in rural areas, and will include a post-paid bag for returning books. Once read, books need to be returned to the library.

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Title & Author
Description
Year
Location(s) available

Anger Management for Everyone

By Raymond Chip Tafrate & Howard Kassinove

Year: 2009

Subject: Controlling anger

Here at last is a comprehensive program for the rest of us! Tafrate and Kassinove bring their expertise and research-based understanding to everyone interested in controlling their anger. Anger Management for Everyone shows you how to cope with life’s adversity, unfairness, and disappointment, so you can successfully put anger in its proper place and live a vital, happy, and upbeat life.

2009

Location

CCL

SL

Managing Anger: without hurting yourself or others

By Gael Lindenfield

Year: 2000

Subject: Steps and effects of anger on minds and bodies

Simple steps to dealing with anger and frustration. In ‘Managing Anger’, Gael Lindenfield clearly explains the effects of anger on our minds and bodies, and suggests ways of dealing both with our own anger and that of other people.

2000

Location

MHERC

The Dance of Anger

By Harriet Goldhor Lerne

Year: 2014

Subject: Focus on family and significant relationships

Focusing largely on the family, this book provides the reader with the insights and practical skills to stop behaving in the old predictable ways and to begin to use anger to establish a more positive approach to significant relationships.

2014

Location

CCL

MHERC

SL

Overcoming anger and irritability: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques 

By William Davies

 (SL only)

Year: 2009

Subject: A self-help guide in overcoming anger

Focusing largely on the family, this book provides the reader with the insights and practical skills to stop behaving in the old predictable ways and to begin to use anger to establish a more positive approach to significant relationships.

2009

Location

CCL

MHERC

SL