Modifying the Type A Behavior Pattern

A Behavioral Group Approach in Behavioral Medicine
  • Lyle E. Kantor
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series


During the first half of the 20th century the prevention and cure of infectious diseases occupied prominent medical attention. Since that time, however, there is growing recognition that health habits and chronic behavior patterns play an increasingly important role, along with infectious disease and genetic factors, in the determination of the onset and course of disease. This realization has led to the evolution of the field of behavioral medicine.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyle E. Kantor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioral Medicine and PsychiatryLahey Clinic Medical CenterBurlingtonUSA

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