|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Type D personality and illness perceptions in myocardial infarction patients|
Grubb, Neil R
Type D Personality
Cardiovascular system Diseases Psychosomatic aspects
Cardiovascular Diseases psychology
Mental Disorders psychology
|Citation:||Williams L, O'Connor R, Grubb NR & O'Carroll R (2011) Type D personality and illness perceptions in myocardial infarction patients, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70 (2), pp. 141-144. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00223999; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2010.07.015.|
|Abstract:||Objectives: To determine the relationship between Type D personality (the tendency to experience negative emotions and to be socially inhibited) and illness beliefs in post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients. Methods: One hundred and ninety two MI patients participated. Patients were assessed on demographic variables and completed the Type D Scale (DS14) and Brief illness perceptions questionnaire (BIPQ) one week post-MI. Results: MANOVA revealed that Type D patients were significantly different from non-Type D patients on every illness perception dimension. Type D patients believe that their illness has significantly more serious consequences (p|
|Rights:||Published in Journal of Psychosomatic Research by Elsevier.|
|O'Carroll20.pdf||Fulltext - Accepted Version||111.28 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact email@example.com providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.