Anger Inventory
 
On a sheet of paper, write down numbers from 1-10 and next to each number write down the number beside the answer that best fits you( on the scale from 1 to 5).  When finished, add the numbers together to obtain your Total Score.  On the next page are scoring levels based on your total score.
 
1.  There are some things that can set me off
 
        1  not true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true   
    
2.  There are times when I feel out of control and act aggressively
 
         1  not true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true   
   
3.  I sometimes don’t remember things I say when I get angry
 
         1  not true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true
       
4.  Some relationships have gone badly because I have gotten  angry
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true       
 
5.  If I think about things in the past, I often remember things that can still make me angry
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true       
 
6.  My work life has sometimes suffered because I have gotten angry on the job
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true  
      
7.  When I get angry, I sometimes say or do things that I feel bad about later
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true  
     
8.  There are times when I have become physically aggressive with people or myself, or by throwing or hitting objects
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true 
      
9.  I sometimes feel irritable or grouchy
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true   
    
10.  I have occasionally been told that my anger alienates people
 
        1  not  true at all        2  a little true       3  fairly true        4 true      
 
    
    
  

SCORING

  
SCORING
If you add up your score on each item you will have your total score. You can see where your score falls in the 3 areas below.
10-18 NORMAL
19-27 MAY WISH TO EXPLORE YOU ANGER MORE FULLY
28-40 SEEK PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT
 
Scores on this test do not in any way prove conclusively that you do or do not have an anger problem! This score does not represent a mental disorder diagnosis or any type of behavioral healthcare treatment recommendation. Consult with a trained mental health professional or your family doctor if you are experiencing feelings, thoughts or difficulties that are of concern.
If you suspect that you have an anger problem, you may wish to consult a local health professional regardless of how you score on this screening test.
 
 
  
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