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Consequences of Maladaptive Anger and Stress

Danica Joan January 17, 2022

Physical Health

  • Weakened Immune system
  • Inhibited GI system; reduced nutrient absorption
  • Reduced, dysregulated reproduction hormones
  • Increased vulnerability in Cardio vascular system
  • Disturbed Nervous system

Mental Health

  • Lowered mood; increased pessimism
  • Increased Anxiety and irritability
  • Increased Learned helplessness (especially if no escape)
  • Very complex Mind/body dynamics

Social and Interpersonal

  • Disrupted relationships
  • Isolation


  • Involvement with the Criminal justice system

What consequences above have you experienced or are experiencing now?