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(Physiological responses) there is evidence to support what?

Physiological responses to stress of people with type A or B personalities

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(Physiological responses) what did Friedman et al ask participants to complete?

Unsolvable puzzle in noisy environment
Reward of a prize for completing the puzzle

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(Physiological responses) Friedman - type a individuals were visibly more what?

Stressed and annoyed compared to type B

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(Physiological responses) Friedman - type A individuals showed higher levels of what?

Adrenaline during competition

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(Physiological responses) Friedman's research supports what idea?

Differences in physiological response to stress of type a and b personalities

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(Gender bias) in the western collaborative study who was studied?

Men

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(Gender bias) type A traits like masculinity could be considered what?

Male centred
Women might not show same characteristic

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(Gender bias) baker et al's review found women showed what?

Similar levels of type a personality traits and autonomic response

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(Gender bias) Bakers review suggests women would experience what?

The same negative effects on Heath as men

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(Culture bias) why does Helman argue the type a personality is culturally biased?

Developed in west on US sample
Characteristics of workaholics and competitive are western ideals found in western culture

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(Culture bias) the concept of a type a personality may only be useful in looking at what?

Responses of different cultures in stressful situations

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(Long term findings) Ragland and brand followed up on who?

Original 257 after 22 years to look at long term effects

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(Long term findings) R and B - though behaviours like smoking were important predictors of CHD what did type A behaviour not show?

Significant correlation with it

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(Long term findings) R and B - contradicts what?

The initial results of the study

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(Long term findings) R and B - type A individuals though more likely to suffer were what?

More likely to survivor coronary events

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(Long term findings) why might Ragland and Brands results not be a complete contradiction?

Possible publication of the initial results was a CV
So type As adjusted their stressed behaviours

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(Role of hostility) according to kobasa what protects against the negative effects of stress?

High levels of control commitment and challenge

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(Role of hostility) but the 3Cs are also part of what?

The type A personality which is more prone to stress related illness

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(Role of hostility) it may be certain Type A traits are more important in what?

Making an individual prone to stress related illness

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(Role of hostility) Hecker et al re examined what?

Cases from the western collaborative study

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(Role of hostility) Hecker found what had the most significant relationship with subsequent CHD?

Hostility

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(Role of hostility)Heckers findings may be helpful in having Type As do what?

Develop a constructive response to stress
Focusing on the particular aspect of hostility

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(Type C) what are some characteristics of a type c personality?

Rarely argue
Helpful
Ignore own needs
Please others

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(Type C) temshok suggested failing to express emotion and anger may do what?

Have negative effect on the immune system
Making individuals more prone to cancer

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(Type C) Morris et a found women attending cancer clinic who expressed less anger were more likely to have what?

Cancerous lumps than non cancerous

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(Type C) 6 year follow up study by Giraldi found no association between what?

Psychological variables like emotional succession
And cancer progression

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(Type C) Giraldi did what in the months leading up to cancer diagnosis?

Stressful life events

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(Positives of Type A) what is the type a personality often seen as and why?

Negative
Increased likelihood of stress related illness

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(Positives of Type A) what are some benefits of the type A personality?

Good at achieving goals
Good employees
Motivation
Successful workers
Hard working

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