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Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2016

Type A Personality- A Questionnaire Based Study

Prashaanthi. N

I year BDS, Department Of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental Colleges, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Karpagam Krishnamoorthy

Senior Lecturer, Department Of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental Colleges, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.151/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.151

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A research on the type-A personality behaviour among the individuals of saveetha dental college. Aim: To analyse the type-A personality behaviour among the individuals of saveetha dental college. Objective: To assess the type-A personality behavioural among the individuals in saveetha dental college using Jenkins activity survey. Background: Type A and type B behaviours were first described by two cardiologists Friedman and Roseman who were studying heart disease. Briefly, type A is a behavioural and personality pattern characterised by the following 1) competitive achievement orientation, goal striving without a sense of accomplishment and joy. 2) time urgency, impatience, over scheduling, and 3) anger and hostility which may or may not expressed. In contrast, type B is non competitive, enjoys the process as much as the goal, is patient, and has little anger and hostility. Reason: The reason was to analyse the personalities of individuals and develop personality in positive manner.

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Prashaanthi. N @ prashaanthinagaraj@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.151/20160303

10.25215/0303.151

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016