Do children more often throw more intense temper tantrums or Anger than adults do?
I would imagine that young children will have more tantrums than adults. Young children (1-4) tend to experience a lot of anxiety which they find difficult to deal with due to a reduced emotional understanding, limited knowledge of socially acceptable behaviours and under developed mechanisms for handling stress inducing situations – the world is VERY difficult, stressful and confusing to a child. Adults, I feel, develop a number of different ways to vent their frustrations through other means and options available to them, such as: therapy, taking up a sport, writing down their thoughts and feelings or even debating with one another. In this way you can see how there is a difference between frustrations between childhood and adulthood. Something that aggravates a child, further aggravates the child if s/he doesn’t know what it is, why it is happening or understand the problem itself. An adult tends to be able to develop cognitive solutions to their problems reducing stress. As far as