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Pines, Ayala; Solomon, Trudy – 1977
The purpose of this paper is to present the reader with an indepth study of the special plight of children currently confined in our nation's residential treatment centers. Several of the fundamental legal issues involved in the coercive commitment of minors to such institutions will be discussed, especially those concerning due process and…
Descriptors: Arousal Patterns, Behavior Change, Children, Individual Power
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Houston, B. Kent – Journal of Research in Personality, 1983
Reviews studies in which the psychophysiological responses of Type A and B subjects were studied in various contexts. It appears that Type A's manifest greater psychophysiological arousal in solitary as well as interpersonal situations in which there is a moderate external incentive to accomplish something and an intermediate probability of…
Descriptors: Adults, Arousal Patterns, Individual Differences, Interpersonal Relationship
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Holmes, David S. – Journal of Research in Personality, 1983
Reviewed task-related differences in physiological arousal between Type A and Type B persons and found that differences are less consistent and of a smaller magnitude than what is usually assumed. Furthermore, the median difference in systolic blood pressure between Type A and Type B persons working on tasks was small. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Adults, Arousal Patterns, Heart Disorders, Individual Differences