Latest Type D personality Stories

2010-09-20 08:56:06

Heart patients with "distressed" (Type D) personality profile may face a higher risk of cardiovascular problems.

2010-09-14 23:44:28

Heart patients with the "distressed" (Type D) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems.

2009-08-19 08:58:02

A preliminary study suggests that a negative, inhibited personality type (type D personality) appears to predict an increased risk of death among patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to a new report.

2006-05-09 11:25:00

People with coronary heart disease and a type D personality -- a propensity to experience negative feelings - have a considerably increased risk of having a heart attack, needing heart surgery or dying from heart disease, according to Belgian and Dutch researchers.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.