A Very High Percentage of INFPs are Gifted « intuitive * introverted * creative I’m compelled to write – Many people are expressing an isolation that was explained to some degree by the MBTI. Please be aware that a very high percentage of gifted people are INFPs. Giftedness – a condition beyond simple intelligence – adds another layer of uniqueness that may be responsible for one’s feeling separate or disconnected. Gifted people view the world very differently. For example, they tend to have a finely tuned sense of right and wrong that results in a frequent state of moral indignation. Most often, this indignation is deemed by others to be an extreme response. An INTP Profile by Paul James Original version: April 5, 1999 revised and published on the web: March 12, 2000 INTP is one of the 16 personality types defined in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). I will assume that visitors to this page already have a basic knowledge of the MBTI system for I wish to concentrate on describing the INTP type as best I can. The descriptions below are based on personal experience combined with knowledge derived from other MBTI sources and I hope that other INTPs and non-INTPs alike may find some of this material illuminating. This page may be updated and expanded when appropriate.
What is MBTI?: TheMindBehind.Net The Myers Briggs Type indicator (mbti) is a professional personality sorter which is used by many psychologists, companies and schools to better understand there clients or staff. When you master it you can spot personality types within minutes, so you know the best way to get along with the person you are dealing with. The sorter will show you how they see the world, what is important to them and it can really help you respect other people. And of course it will help you understand yourself better. I really think the purpose of mbti is to change your one perspective of the world into 16 different perspectives.
Psych Central - Personality Patterns Based upon the International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) Everybody is curious about their personality, so psychology to the rescue! Our personality test is similar to the Myers Briggs (MBTI) and the Jung personality tests, and is based upon an open-source set of personality testing items. Advice on Novel Writing < Back to darkwaves.com Foreword by the Author Developing Efficient Work Habits Elements Of A Successful Story In the opening... In the body of the story... What It Means to be an INFP or Being an INFP Is... Mon, March 13, 2006 - 1:36 AM INFPs tend toward depression and it's not really a big mystery as to why. It's about making choices and decisions. I think that's why INFPs who are extreme Ps are more depressed more often than INFPs who border J. The first reason is that I don't think INFPs can define "happy" in measurable terms.
Socionics Description: The Best INFP Guide Ever Written The Imaginative INFp If the INFp had a theme song, it would go thusly: “Vado, ma dove? Oh dei! Se de’ tormenti suoi, se de’ sospiri miei Non sente il ciel pietа. Tu che mi parli al core Guida I miei passi, amore; Tu quel ritegno or togli Che dubitar mi fа.” ** “I go – but where, o gods since for his torment and my pleas Heaven offers no pity? Best-Fit Type : Exploring the Multiple Models of Personality Type The following is adapted from Linda V. Berens and Dario Nardi, The 16 Personality Types: Descriptions for Self-Discovery (Telos Publications, 1999) *Used with permission. Over the years, philosophers and behavioral scientists have been trying to find ways to understand what they call personality.
Self-defeating personality disorder Self-defeating personality disorder (also known as masochistic personality disorder) is a proposed personality disorder. It was discussed in an appendix of the manual's revised third edition (DSM-III-R) in 1987, but was never formally admitted into the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). As an alternative, the diagnosis personality disorder not otherwise specified may be used instead. Some researchers and theorists continue to use its criteria. It has an official code number, 301.90.