Type A/B differences in coping with acute myocardial infarction: further considerations.

Abstract

To further investigate the link between Type A/B behavior pattern and duration of in-hospital stay after AMI, we had nurses observe and rate patients daily as regards mood, self-initiative, and signs of Type A behavior (time urgency, preoccupation with work, competitiveness). We found Type As to be more alert, more active, friendlier, more competitive, more… (More)

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