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etiologysmall - Whogetssick? Onediseasethatisrelatedto...

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Who gets sick? One disease that is related to  personality One personality that relates to illness in  general One disease that does not have a  personality component
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Features of Type A Personality Exaggerated sense of time urgency Competitive and ambitious Hostile and aggressive Type A personality is a risk factor for all  kinds of heart disease.
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Western Collaborative Group Study Interviewed 3000 men age 39-59 Assessed Type A personality Followed them for 8 years Type A men twice as likely to get heart  disease Type A men twice as likely to die of heart  disease
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Hostility creates a vicious cycle Hostility   provocation of conflicts undermines social support   makes environment more stressful
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What is More Dangerous, Expressing Hostility or Suppressing Hostility? Freud’s Catharsis: People will be  relieved or cleansed by expressing  negative emotions. Expression of hostile emotions (anger 
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