Rage attacks may seem to begin without warning. However, little signs may be seen, including:
- Increased stressed
- Increased agitation
When a rage attack happens, symptoms may include:
- Yelling or shouting
- Intense anger
- Physical aggression
Causes and Risk Factors
Rage attacks are sometimes incorrectly linked with epilepsy or Tourette syndrome. In very rare cases, limbic seizures can be linked to out-of-control behavior. However, this is uncommon.
The cause of rage attacks is unknown.
Some children or teenagers may have rage attacks only at home and not at school. Others may have the attacks at school.
Rage attacks can be triggered by stressors such as:
- Social pressure
- School work