| Published: June 25, 2016
Type A Personality- A Questionnaire Based Study
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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© 2016 I N Prashaanthi, K Krishnamoorthi
Received: April 28, 2016; Revision Received: May 23, 2016; Accepted: June 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016