Does Alcohol Withdrawal Cause Anger?

Robert Gerchalk

Robert is our health care professional reviewer of this website. He worked for many years in mental health and substance abuse facilities in Florida, as well as in home health (medical and psychiatric), and took care of people with medical and addictions problems at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He has a nursing and business/technology degrees from The Johns Hopkins University.

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Does Alcohol Withdrawal Cause Anger?

Alcohol withdrawal can cause a variety of physical and mental symptoms. While most people think of mild to severe shaking, nausea and vomiting, some people experience extreme mood swings during alcohol withdrawal.

One of the more common emotions experienced during alcohol withdrawal is anger. If you’re experiencing prolonged periods of rage or fury, it’s important to seek professional help. Alcohol withdrawal anger is a serious matter that can have lasting implications on your health and well-being.

left untreated, alcohol withdrawal anger can lead to:

excessive stress




post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

substance abuse

Alcohol withdrawal is a difficult process, but you don’t have to go through it alone. There are many resources available to help you through this tough time. With the right support, you can overcome alcohol withdrawal and live a healthy, happy life.