Cross-cultural analysis of Type D (distressed) personality in 6222 patients with ischemic heart disease: a study from the International HeartQoL Project

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Type D (distressed) personality, the conjoint effect of negative affectivity (NA) and social inhibition (SI), predicts adverse cardiovascular outcomes, and is assessed with the 14-item Type D Scale (DS14). However, potential cross-cultural differences in Type D have not been examined yet in a direct comparison of countries.
LanguageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology Research
Volume166
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)327-33
Number of pages7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013