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1st Edition

In Search of Coronary-prone Behavior
Beyond Type A

ISBN 9781138972438
Published September 2, 2016 by Psychology Press
258 Pages

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Book Description

In Search of Cornoary-Prone Behavior: Beyond Type A provides a methodology of enormous potential for examining the relationship between behavioral variables and basic pathophysiological mechanisms. They discuss the history of Type-A behavior pattern (TABP) as it relates to coronary heart disease (CHD).

Students and researchers with an interest in the correlation between personality and coronary behavior, as well as behavioral medicine, social and health psychology, and the neurosciences.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. J. Suls, G.S. Sanders, Why Do Some Behavioral Styles Place People at Coronary Risk? T.M. Dembroski, S.M. Czajkowski, Historical and Current Developments in Coronary-Prone Behavior. P.T. Costa, Jr., R.R. McCrae, T.M. Dembrowksi, Agreeableness Versus Antagonism: Explication of a Potential Risk Factor for CHD. A.W. Siegman, The Role of Hostility, Neuroticism, and Speech Style in Coronary Artery Disease. T.W. Smith, Interactions, Transactions and the Type A Pattern: Additional Avenues in the Search for Coronary-Prone Behavior. L. Scherwitz, Type A Behavior Assessment in the Structured Interview: Review, Critique, and Recommendations. H.S. Friedman, The Role of Emotional Expression in Coronary Heart Disease. D.C. Ganster, W.E. Sime, B.T. Mayes, Type A Behavior in the Work Setting: A Review and Some New Data. R.B. Williams, Jr., Biological Mechanisms Mediating the Relationship Between Behavior and Coronary Heart Disease. S.B. Manuck, M.F. Muldoon, J.R. Kaplan, M.R. Adams, J.M. Polefrone, Coronary Artery Artheroschlerosis and Cardiac Response to Stress in Cynomolgus Monkeys.

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"This volume represents an interesting case history in the development of behavioral medicine, with constructive and hopeful guideposts to the next phase of research. We recommend this text for anyone who plans to teach or investigate the TABP."
Behavioral Medicine