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Type A Personality, Type B Personality*

DOI: 10.1016/b978-012373947-6.00383-4
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Type A personality, a behavior pattern characterized by excessive drive, time urgency, and hostility, was conceptualized as a risk factor for coronary heart disease based on clinical observations. Empirical data provided mixed evidence for the type A association but stronger evidence for the underlying components of hostility, anger, and aggression.

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