Heritability of type A behavior.

  title={Heritability of type A behavior.},
  author={Richard H Rahe and Linda K. Hervig and Ray H. Rosenman},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  volume={40 6},
Ninety-three pairs of monozygotic and 97 pairs of dizygotic middle-aged, American, male twins were studied to estimate the heritability of Type A behavior--a coronary heart disease-prone behavior pattern. Participants were given the interview assessment of Type A behavior. In addition, they completed four psychological test batteries: the Thurstone Temperament Schedule, the Jenkins Activity Survey, the California Psychological Inventory, and the Gough Adjective Check List. Type A behavior… CONTINUE READING

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