Transactional risk factors and coronary atherosclerosis: the impact of Type A behavior, hostility, and defense style

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The relationship of coronary-prone behavior, hostility, and defense style to atherosclerosis was examined. Subjects were 1,271 patients who underwent coronary angiography at Duke University Medical Center between 1974 and 1980. Type A behavior was assessed using both the Structured Interview and Jenkins Activity Survey. The Cook and Medley Hostility Scale and Byrne's Repression-Sensitizationscale, both subscales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, were employed to measure hostility and defense style.

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Byers, Constance S. (Constance Susan) August 1990.

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The relationship of coronary-prone behavior, hostility, and defense style to atherosclerosis was examined. Subjects were 1,271 patients who underwent coronary angiography at Duke University Medical Center between 1974 and 1980. Type A behavior was assessed using both the Structured Interview and Jenkins Activity Survey. The Cook and Medley Hostility Scale and Byrne's Repression-Sensitizationscale, both subscales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, were employed to measure hostility and defense style.

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Byers, Constance S. (Constance Susan). Transactional risk factors and coronary atherosclerosis: the impact of Type A behavior, hostility, and defense style, thesis or dissertation, August 1990; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935809/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .