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Personality types and heart disease

July 5, 2017 by optima

We all are related or know someone that has a heart disease. There is an interesting connection between personality types and heart disease. Empirical research done by Friedman & Rosenman as early as 1976 conducted a longitudinal study to test their hypothesis that Type A personality could predict incidents of heart disease.

A longitudinal study carrie out by Ragland and Brand in 1988 found that as pedicted by Friedman Type A men were more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease. The following article has more detailed information about these findings.

Please click on the following link to open the article: Heart disease and personality types


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