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Article Published In Vol.3 (May-June-2015)

Driving Anger and Mindfulness among young Adults

Pages : 537-541

Author : Priyanka and Aditi Usha Tigga

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Anger in all the ways is harmful socially, physically and psychologically. As the life style is changing and everybody is so occupied therefore the level tolerance has reduced. Especially in young adults patience has reduced and they are less worried about the consequence also. Anger has become a prominent cause of accidents these days and also turns in to driving anger. Mindfulness can be taken as a solution to help in reducing the level of anger. This paper is specially focusing on whether there is and relation between mindfulness and driving anger among young adults. The sample of this study includes 50 boys and 50 girls of age between 18- 25 years. The data is generated through Deffenbacher Driving Anger Scale (Deffenbacher, Oetting & Lynch, 1994) and Mindful Attention Awareness Scale Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2003). It was found that mindfulness effects driving anger in young adults. There is also an impact of mindfulness on driving anger based on gender.

Keywords: Driving Anger, Mindfulness, Young Adults, Gender




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