Validity of Type D personality in Iceland: association with disease severity and risk markers in cardiac patients

@inproceedings{Svansdottir2011ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of Type D personality in Iceland: association with disease severity and risk markers in cardiac patients},
  author={Erla Svansdottir and Hrobjartur Darri Karlsson and Th{\'o}rarinn Gudnason and Dan{\'i}el Thorn Olason and Hordur Thorgilsson and Unnur Sigtryggsdottir and Eric J G Sijbrands and Susanne S Pedersen and Johan Denollet},
  booktitle={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Type D personality has been associated with poor prognosis in cardiac patients. This study investigated the validity of the Type D construct in Iceland and its association with disease severity and health-related risk markers in cardiac patients. A sample of 1,452 cardiac patients completed the Type D scale (DS14), and a subgroup of 161 patients completed measurements for the five-factor model of personality, emotional control, anxiety, depression, stress and lifestyle factors. The Icelandic… CONTINUE READING

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