Enhanced psychophysiological responses of Type A coronary patients during Type A-relevant imagery

@article{Baker1984EnhancedPR,
  title={Enhanced psychophysiological responses of Type A coronary patients during Type A-relevant imagery},
  author={Linda J. Baker and James E. Hastings and James D. Hart},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={7},
  pages={287-306}
}
This study used imagery instructions to examine cardiac patients' physiological responses to Type A-relevant situations. Twenty Type A and Type B patients, classified by the Jenkins Activity Survey (JAS), were presented both “Type A” and “Neutral” imagery scripts, followed by the administration of the Structured Interview (SI). Subjects rated each scene for vividness and their emotional reaction to the image. Heart period, pulse transit time, finger temperature, finger pulse volume, frontalis… CONTINUE READING

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