Psych M.D. - Type A


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Term: Type A
Definition (Myers): Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard driving, impatient, verbally aggresive, and anger-prone people1
Definition (alternative): relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by impatience, aggressiveness, and competitiveness and that is held to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease 2
Contextual explanation: angry, ill-tempered, aggresive, bilious, cantankerous, ornery, choleric personality
Related terms and concepts:
Psych M.D. - Type A - The Neuron3
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Sources:
  1. Myers , D.G. (2003). Psychology Seventh Edition . Holland, Michigan : Worth Publishers .
  2. type A - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved September 24, 2009, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/type%20a
  3. http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1569/PreviewComp/SuperStock_1569R-41081.jpg
  4. Type A Personality Test. (n.d.). Retrieved September 24, 2009, from http://discoveryhealth.queendom.com/type_a_personality_access.html
  5. Service, K. L. (n.d.). Study: Type A personality not linked to heart disease. Retrieved September 24, 2009, from http://www.ur.umich.edu/0607/Sept05_06/03.shtml
  6. A Type Person. (n.d.). Retrieved September 24, 2009, from http://us.geocities.com/chapeaus/atype1.html
Edited by: Ilwon
Date of last edit: September 24. 2009



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