Validation of a measure of type A behavior pattern in children: Bogalusa heart study.

@article{Wolf1982ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a measure of type A behavior pattern in children: Bogalusa heart study.},
  author={Thomas M. Wolf and M C Sklov and P A Wenzl and Saundra MacD Hunter and Gerald Berenson},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1982},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={126-35}
}
A self-administered rating scale was developed to assess type A behavior in children. It contains 24 items (7-point scale) thought to reflect the major components of type A behavior. The scale was judged to be reliable and yielded the following factors: eagergy (eagerness-energy), restlessness-aggression, leadership, and alienation. 6 tasks were designed (reading, eating, walking, competition, time estimation, and crossing out number) to validate this new measure. A total of 160 predominantly… CONTINUE READING

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