Type A Behavior: Its Diagnosis And Treatment

Paperback | October 31, 1996

byMEYER FRIEDMAN

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Meyer Friedman, the physician who first identified Type A behavior (TAB), here offers a full description of the most effective way to correctly diagnose it. This guidebook offers a step-by-step description of his revolutionary method that has proven successful in treating thousands of TAB sufferers, in many cases, alleviating it completely. A truly unique resource, Type A Behavior features drawings and photographs illustrating the psychomotor signs of TAB. A special appendix lists a series of quotations found especially useful for changing some of the false belief systems held by TAB subjects.

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The physician who first identified Type A Behavior (TAB) describes its accurate diagnosis, quantitative assessment, and successful treatment in over 2,000 cases. Highlights include drawings and photos illustrating the psychomotor signs of TAB and a special appendix listing statements useful for changing the false belief systems of TAB ...

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Meyer Friedman, the physician who first identified Type A behavior (TAB), here offers a full description of the most effective way to correctly diagnose it. This guidebook offers a step-by-step description of his revolutionary method that has proven successful in treating thousands of TAB sufferers, in many cases, alleviating it ...

Meyer Friedman, 1910 - 2001 Meyer Friedman is best known for his work in linking behavior to health hazards, more specifically the Type A Behavior, which conclusively leads to heart attacks. Friedman earned his Bachelor's Degree from Yale and his Doctorate from Johns Hopkins. His best known work is entitled "Type A Behavior and Your He...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:October 31, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306453576

ISBN - 13:9780306453571

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Table of Contents

General Understanding and Medical Diagnosis of Type A Behavior (TAB): An Overview of Types A and B Behavior. The Psychological Components of TAB. The Medical Diagnosis of Type A Behavior and Its Differentiation from Type B Behavior. The Modification of Type A Behavior: The Qualities of A Group Leader Requisite for Effectiveness in Type A Counseling. Enhancement of Selfesteem and Insecurity. Modification of Time Urgency and Impatience. Modification of Freefloating Hostility. Encouragement of Numinous Enrichment. The Effectiveness of Type A Counseling in (1) Post Myocardial Infarction Patients and (2) Normal Subjects. Concise Guide for Twoyear Course of Type A Intervention. Appendixes. Index.

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The physician who first identified Type A Behavior (TAB) describes its accurate diagnosis, quantitative assessment, and successful treatment in over 2,000 cases. Highlights include drawings and photos illustrating the psychomotor signs of TAB and a special appendix listing statements useful for changing the false belief systems of TAB subjects