Anger Management Case Study
Yet, Studies like Towl and Dexter, show the success of anger management programmes on self-report data, as they found that 50 prisoners reported a drop in the feeling of anger and when considered the data in-depth0 and 6 of the offenders have experienced an extreme drop in their anger which was a significant result. By considering self-reported data the validity is high as they come from the prisoners themselves.
Law, carried out a similar study to the one of Towl and Dexter, looking at 4 anger management programmes and found that the prisoners were trying to control their anger to a greater extent after the end of the programme. This represents the effectiveness of the anger management programme as prisoners focus on learning about the angry episodes and give people the tools to control their anger in the future, to therefore, have long-term