Defense Date

1981

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Psychology

First Advisor

Lois Huebner

Abstract

This study examined the relationship between Type A coronary-prone behavior pattern, academic achievement and life satisfaction. The subjects were 87 undergraduates selected for their extreme scores on the Jenkins Activity Survey, Form T. There were 41 Type As and 46 Type Bs. Along with the Jenkins Activity Survey, Form T the participants were administered a life satisfaction survey similar to Soper's (1979) and their official academic gradepoint average was obtained from the Academic Records office. A point-biserial correlation indicated that there was a significant (p

The various relationships and their possible explanations and indications were discussed in depth. Significance of the results for changing Type A behavior was considered. Problems and suggestions for future research were mentioned briefly.

Comments

Scanned, with permission from the author, from the original print version, which resides in University Archives.

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Is Part Of

VCU University Archives

Is Part Of

VCU Theses and Dissertations

Date of Submission

4-11-2017

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