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What are the characteristics of a Type A personality?

Sudeepta Varma, MD
Psychiatry
Type A personalities tend to be very high-strung, ambitious and competitive; they are neat, move very quickly and are chronically stressed. Watch psychiatrist Sudeepta Varma, MD, explain the characteristics and health risks of the Type A personality.

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