The present study was undertaken to investigate Type A behavior and achievement motivation in professional women.
Anjum Khalique Type A Scale is an indigenous scale developed by Anjum and Khalique (1991) at the Department of Psychology, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
Scoring of the Anjusm Khalique Type A Scale and Achievement-Oriented Attitude Scale was done according to the standard scoring procedure given with the scale.
We expected that high SOP women would choose claimed self-handicaps (mood and distraction) available on the post-task questionnaire since earlier studies showed Type A women reported more symptoms following, or when not involved at all with, an ego-threatening task (Chomiak & Schick, 1989; Matthews & Carra, 1982; Rappaport et al.
We had expected high SOP women to have higher covert self-esteem than low SOP women based on findings for Type A and B housewives (Houston & Kelly, 1987), but this was not the case.
While the finding that high SOP men chose an acquired self-handicap (inhibiting music) agreed with Type A research (e.
Indeed, the Food and Drug Administration last February approved Type A treatment for people 13 years and older afflicted with any of three dystonias: strabismus, benign essential blepharospasm (spasmodic closing of the eyelids) and hemifacial spasm (in which one half of the face undergoes sudden muscle contractions).
the only firm marketing Type A botulinum toxin in the United States, is currently seeking FDA consent to use the protein against other neuromuscular illnesses.
Researchers using Type A toxin to treat patients with constricted vocal cords have achieved "quite remarkable success" in restoring vocal fluency, says Audrey L.
In this sense, many physicians develop coping habits that lead to a negative emotional contagion: As their Type A behavior pattern and its destructive interpersonal sequelae fill work and home settings, their negative emotions spread, creating problems that they are then forced to deal with.
He particularly cautious about the relationship effects of the various Type A factors outlined in Table 2.
Avoid falling prey to the Type A "rollerball:" alternating stimulants and sedatives in order to get through yet another grueling day.