Type A behaviour pattern, choice of active coping strategy and cardiovascular activity in relation to threat of shock.

Abstract

Thirty-three subjects were allowed to choose between actively monitoring a visual channel for warning of a possible aversive event, or passively watching a distracting visual channel. Subjects could switch between channels as little or as often as they wished. Heart-rate was recorded throughout the experiment. In accordance with hypothesis, Type A subjects… (More)

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