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First, anger is a “frequent human experience that can be healthy or disturbed” (DiGiuseppe ‘End piece’ 366). In healthy manifestation, anger is intended to act as an alert system to warn us of the potential threats and to encourage us to take corrective actions (DeAngelis 44-45). In this way, it is a positive, adaptive response. The distinction between when anger is healthy and when it is disturbed is of some debate. Tangney, Hill-Barlow, et al., have suggested that the goals of one’s anger are good predictors of healthy verse problematic anger (cited in DiGiuseppe ‘End piece’ 366). This suggestion becomes problematic in two ways. First, it does not account for cultural differences and value systems. Second, it does not clearly define the appropriateness of anger expression. It does, however, support the rationalization that some angry people use to justify their anger.