"A" personality has been shown to be associated with increase in stress.,
individuals harbor an excessive amount of competitiveness, aggressiveness, and are under a
sense of time urgency. A free floating anxiety is accompanied by a latent hostility. Type
"B" are less susceptible to heart disease and strokes.
Search the Internet for any articles that you find that
support or contradict the type "A" personality syndrome. Be sure to
include a synopsis or brief abstract of the article, as well as to provide the
You may take an Online inventory such as this: Type "A" Test If you take any
online inventories be sure and indicate the results and indicate whether you were type
"A" or type "B".
1. Brian Luke Seaward, Managing
Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Wellbeing, 3rd ed.,
Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 2002, pp.115-118
2. Jerrold S. Greenberg,
Comprehensive Stress Management, 6th ed., Boston: McGraw-Hill,1999, p. 117
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