Affordable Access

Publisher Website

Type A Personality, Type B Personality*

Authors
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/b978-012373947-6.00383-4
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

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.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.