Author(s): Fulya TÜRK, Zeynep HAMAMCI
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the effect of anger control interventions developed based on cognitivebehavioural approach on adolescents’ anger levels. To this end, meta-analysis method is used in the research. To conduct the metaanalysis, research criteria (research employing experimental design, being conducted on adolescents, and being developed based on cognitive-behavioural approach) were determined and a total of 12 studies were selected for analysis. Research results concluded that anger control interventions developed based on cognitive-behavioural approach were effective in adolescents at a level of -,894 large for anger-out, -,331 small for anger-in which refers to suppressing aggression, 1,127 very large for controlling anger, and -1,519 perfect for trait of anger. The results demonstrated that anger control interventions developed based on cognitive-behavioural approach contributed to decrease adolescents’ anger levels.