Stop getting mad...and start saving your life! Anger isn't just a negative emotion. It may also lead to heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses, according to the latest medical research. Now, Anger Kills helps you assess just how much hostility, cynicism, and aggression rule your life. Incorporating recent scientific data and the methods developed in the authors' anger-reduction workshops, this practical guide explains how to recognize anger points and control them using seventeen proven, successful strategies, from deflecting anger to improving relationships to adopting a more positive attitude. The authors also provide practical solutions for effectively dealing with hostile people to help you improve and diminish painful encounters and enjoy a calmer, happier life.