Anger and Anger Control in Children

Anger and Anger Control in Children
Anger and Anger Control in Children

Üsküdar University NP Feneryolu Medical Center Specialist Clinical Psychologist Seda Aydoğdu evaluated anger and anger control in children.

Specialist Clinical Psychologist Seda Aydoğdu, who stated that anger is basically a problem of not being able to recognize one's own emotions, not being able to express their emotions appropriately and not being able to control these emotions, drew attention to what parents should do to control anger in children. Stating that the signals before anger must be captured, Aydoğdu emphasized the importance of understanding the child's emotions.

Specialist Clinical Psychologist Seda Aydoğdu stated that it is very normal to experience negative emotions such as anger and said that the child's emotions should be understood well.

Specialist Clinical Psychologist Seda Aydoğdu noted that she wanted parents to experience more positive emotions such as happiness and joy, but there are also negative emotions in life, and said, “Families always want their children to experience more positive and more positive emotions. Parents focus on their children's feelings of happiness, excitement and joy. However, negative emotions are as normal and universal as positive emotions. They also need to be transported, managed and controlled.” said.

Dr. Aydoğdu said, "Show that you understand the child," and made a statement.

Expressing that it is not easy to control negative emotions and they need to be worked on, he said, “It is very important to remind the child about the feelings that he has experienced before. It is very important that you understand your child's feelings and show that you understand your child, because when children feel that they are not cared for, they are much more angry.” used the phrase.

Stating that signals should be caught before anger, Aydoğdu stated that parents and caregivers have responsibilities in providing anger control of the child, that warning signals should be caught when the child is feeling angry and what should be done afterwards.

Pointing out the importance of providing routines in anger control, Specialist Clinical Psychologist Seda Aydoğdu said, “Children can be angry especially before sleep. They may get angry because they do not want to stop the pre-sleep game and switch to sleep. In this case, informing the child beforehand, for example by showing the time 'we will sleep in 15-20 minutes. Providing information such as 'We will go to bed because you are sleepy' will enable the child to experience that feeling before and to calm down.” he said.

Referring to the consequences of uncontrolled anger, Specialist Clinical Psychologist Seda Aydoğdu said, “Just like the expression of happiness as body language, anger also has a form of expression in the body. We can give many examples of this, from frowning to slamming doors. If we cannot control the anger, the person may experience problems in his academic life, may experience difficulties in friendships, family relations, and relations with himself. warned.

Stating that expert support should be sought when it cannot be dealt with, Aydoğdu said, “It is very important to prevent this in the early period. In cases where you cannot cope as a family, you should definitely seek help from a specialist.” he said.

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