Personality, type A behavior, and coronary heart disease: the role of emotional expression.

@article{Friedman1987PersonalityTA,
  title={Personality, type A behavior, and coronary heart disease: the role of emotional expression.},
  author={Howard S. Friedman and Stephanie Booth-Kewley},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1987},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={783-92}
}
The nature of the relation between personality factors and coronary heart disease (CHD, the nation's greatest killer) is one of the most important if controversial issues in the field of psychology and health. Although there is still a great deal of conceptual confusion, progress is being made in refining the key components of a predisposition to heart disease. In this article we examine the construct of a coronary-prone personality in the context of the relations among personality, emotional… CONTINUE READING
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