Ever watch ABC's "Wife-Swap?" Seems that while filming an uncoming episode, Yanni Panagiotakis struck his 13-year old daughter for not wearing a coat. Later, his attorneys said the outburst was precipitated by "tension" of the filming process.
Stress can often underlie anger. Stress management is one of the core 8 tools taught in many anger management programs because we are much more likely to explode or become aggressive when under stress, than at other times.
For information and help on stress management, visit The American Institute of Stress https://www.stress.org/