|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.|
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