# Racing Against Your Heart (Friedman & Rosenman)

Theoretical Propositions

People who are exposed over long periods of time to chronic stress are more likely to develop heart disease.


Group A were found to be chronically harassed by commitments, ambitions, and drives. They were eager to compete in all activities. They had a strong desire to win.
Group B lacked sense of urgency. They were satisfied with their current positions in life and avoided pursuing multiple goals and competitive situations.

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