Use this online test to help determine if you might need to seek help for anger problems

ANGER MANAGEMENT TEST

Instruction: For each item, choose the answer most relevant to you

10. When angry, I am able to calm down…
  • Quite quickly and easily
  • Fairly quickly but sometimes it can be challenging
  • Not so easily as it’s usually hard to calm down quickly
  • Not at all quickly since it’s too hard

11. I eat a lot or use alcohol or drugs to calm myself down when I’m upset or angry
  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often
  • Rarely

12. I feel an urge to do something violent/abusive when I am angry or upset
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Hardly ever
  • Rarely, if I'm really very angry
  • Very often

13. If someone accidentally bumped into me, my reaction most likely would be that…
  • I wouldn’t mind or just slightly annoyed
  • A bit irritated
  • Quite angry
  • Burst with anger

14. I feel regretful over my behavior when I have gotten angry
  • Not at all. I never behave in a way that makes me regretful or ashamed of my actions
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often

1. While waiting for someone who was already 20 minutes late, I would probably be…
  • Slightly annoyed or unbothered
  • Quite upset
  • Pretty irritated
  • Quite angry
  • Furious

2. I lose patience with people
  • Often
  • Hardly ever
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Very often

3. I feel irritated when people don’t behave the way they should
  • Hardly ever
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often

4. I raise my voice or shout to get my point across
  • Never
  • Rarely, only in heated augments
  • Sometimes
  • Quite often
  • Very often, it’s actually the way that people listen to you

5. If I am talking to someone and he/she interrupts me, most likely I would feel…
  • Slightly annoyed
  • Quite upset
  • Pretty irritated
  • Quite angry
  • Furious

6. Being interrupted my reaction most likely would be that…
  • Listen and try to catch a chance to complete my idea
  • Rebuke the person for bad manners
  • Interrupt back
  • End the conversation immediately

7. The frequency with which I find myself in an argument with someone is:
  • Hardly ever
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often

8. If I were treated wrong or unfair, my reaction most likely would be that…
  • Forget and move on
  • Hold a grudge for some time
  • Hold a grudge for quite long time
  • Never forgive that

9. I punch or break objects when I’m upset or angry
  • Hardly ever
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often