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the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen

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Previous studies have linked Type A behavior to other conditions, including heart disease(http://www.
Correlation is not necessarily causation, though - other factors associated with being Type A, like smoking and having high cholesterol, could be the key, rather than the Type A's self-stressing lifestyle.
The Type A Behavior Pattern (TABP) was defined by two eminent cardiologists Friedman and Rosenman (1974) more than 30 ago.
Although Type A behavior initially a global construct, in recent years a great deal of research has been focused on its two principle dimensions: achievement striving and irritability/impatience (Barling & Charbonneau, 1992; Day & Jreige, 2002; Spence, Helmreich, & Pred, 1987).
Evidence for the achievement motivation among Type A individuals comes from a number of sources.
To encourage them on their way Eriksson is hinting his first team selection will focus on experience - the same Type A players that were beaten by Germany and struggled against Finland.
Perfectionism and Type A behavior pattern (TABP; Friedman & Rosenman, 1974), in which one is "involved in a chronic incessant struggle to achieve more and more in less and less time and if necessary against opposing efforts.
Since Type A college students score higher on SOP (Bognatz & Schick, 1996; Flett, Hewitt, Blankstein, & Dynin, 1994), we expected high SOP men to behave as Type A men did in earlier self-handicapping research.
In a study of housewives, Houston and Kelly (1987) found that Type A women, while reporting higher stress and fear of failure, also had higher covert self-esteem (CSE), one's private feelings of self-worth.
Neurologists, ophthalmologists and other researchers have discovered over the past 15 years that minute doses of Type A toxin produce a temporary, local paralysis that can provide relief to people affected by certain disorders in which excessive muscle contracting activity causes involuntary twisting, twitching and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
Type A botulinum toxin debuted in human medicine at the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San Francisco in 1976, when ophthalmologist Alan B.
The treatment's long-term effects remain unknown and require further study However, Duvoisin says, since the immediate and localized side effects of Type A toxin (such as drooping of the upper eyelid or difficulty in swallowing) are transitory, treatable and rarely serious when the toxin is properly administered, botulinum therapy appears safe and "relatively easy"
The Type A behavior pattern (TYABP) refers to an aggressive coping mode that incorporates some combination of workaholism, cynicism, hostility, polyphasia (doing and thinking more than one thing at a time), time urgency, competitiveness, and an excessive need for controlling outcomes in interpersonal relations.
If open conflict with another occurs the Type A tends to show an initial flurry of reactivity as he or she tries to regain control of the relationship.
If control is not regained by this initial flurry of action, the Type A then shuts down by withdrawing from further interactions.