Type D personality, quality of life and physical symptoms in the general population: a dimensional analysis.

@article{Stevenson2014TypeDP,
  title={Type D personality, quality of life and physical symptoms in the general population: a dimensional analysis.},
  author={Christie Stevenson and Lynn Williams},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={365-73}
}
OBJECTIVE Type D personality, the interaction of negative affectivity (NA) and social inhibition (SI), has been associated with a range of adverse health-related outcomes in cardiac patients and healthy participants. However, recent studies which have adopted a dimensional approach to Type D found no effect of Type D (NA × SI) on mortality or quality of life, after controlling for its constituent elements. To date, no study has determined if Type D is associated with negative health outcomes in… CONTINUE READING
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