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Related to Type As: Type B personality
type Aor Type A
Of or relating to a personality or behavior pattern that is marked by tenseness, impatience, and aggressiveness and is thought to be associated with an increased risk factor for heart disease.
A person who has this personality or exhibits this behavior pattern.
a personality type characterized by competitiveness, perfectionism, and a sense of urgency, believed to be associated with susceptibility to heart attack.