Is road rage a medical condition?
Some therapists think so. They call it “intermittent explosive disorder,” and group it with other kinds of angry outbursts that include threats and aggressive actions out of proportion to their cause.
Whether it’s a psychiatric illness or just a bad temper, road rage can ruin your journey. Being on the receiving end of it is unpleasant, but being a perpetrator is dangerous to you and other drivers. If you tend to drive very aggressively, making rude gestures and honking loudly at others on the road, you may need to get a grip.
Try some of these techniques to stay calm and safe at the wheel: