The Interview Method of Assessment of the Coronary-Prone Behavior Pattern
The structured psychological interview developed at the Harold Brunn Institute1 for assessment of the Type A behavior pattern evolved over a period of several years and was primarily based on our consistent observations of patients with CHD. We are influenced by earlier descriptions of CHD patients by various psychiatrists who reported remarkably uniform personality traits in their subjects.2 Our own psychiatric consultants made similar observations.
KeywordsBehavior Pattern Interview Method Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial Categorical Agreement Time Urgency
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