Evaluation of type a/b

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  • Evaluation of Type A and Type B personalities
    • Myrtek
      • carried out a meta-analysis of 35 studies
        • found an association between CHD and only one component of the Type A personality - hostility
      • there was no evidence of an association between CHD and other components of the Type A personality
      • challenged the earlier conclusion that Type A behaviour was a significant risk factor for increased mortality from CHD
    • Ragland and Brown
      • carried out a follow-up study of Friedman and Rosenman pp's 22yrs after the start of the study
      • found no relationship between Type A personality and death from CHD
        • challenging the claim that Type A personality was a significant risk factor

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