04/18/2012 11:25 am ET Updated Apr 18, 2012

Anger Management: Avoid The Health Risks Of Blowing Your Top

Got anger issues? Psychiatrist Gail Saltz appeared on "Today" to discuss some of the unhealthy ways people have learned to blow off steam, which can hurt relationships as well as mental and cardiovascular health. Dr. Saltz discusses some of the primary "anger styles," and which ones correlate with poor cardiovascular health, damaged relationships and depression (known as "anger turned inwards").

Dr. Saltz also discusses the healthy, "direct" approach to processing and expressing anger (which everyone feels!), and some tips for cultivating this anger style in your own life.

Watch the video below to figure out your own anger style -- and avoid the health risks associated with unhealthy anger management: