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Assessment of Anger: The State-Trait Anger Scale

Anger Scale. The chapter is organized into four sections. Definitions and concepts of anger, hostility and aggression are examined in the first section. In Section II, a number of psychological measures of hostility and anger are briefly reviewed and evaluated. The construction and the psychometric properties of the State-Trait Anger Scale (STAS) are described in Section III. Research findings based on efforts to validate the STAS are reported in the final section.