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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Every type gets depressed, just for different reasons.  I think I mainly have Melancholic oversensitivity.... with some Phlegmatic lethargy.


http://www.ptypes.com/index.html

Schizothymic Cyclothymic
Plato -340
Aristotle -325
Galen 200
Adickes 1907
Spr�nger 1914
Kretschmer 1921
Fromm 1947
Keirsey 1978
Keirsey 1987
PTypes 2001
PTypes 2004
Philosopher
Ethical
Melancholic
Dogmatic
Religious
Hyperesthetic
Hoarding
Apollonian
Idealists
Idealist
Hyperesthetic
Scientist
Dialectical
Choleric
Agnostic
Theoretical
Anesthetic
Marketing
Promethean
Rationals
Rationalist
Anesthetic
Guardian
Proprietary
Phlegmatic
Traditional
Economic
Depressive
Receptive
Epimethean
Guardians
Traditionalist
Depressive
Artisan
Hedonic
Sanguine
Innovative
Esthetic
Hypomanic
Exploiting
Dionysian
Artisans
Hedonist
Hypomanic
(Schizothymia is a temperament related to schizophrenia in a way analogous to Cyclothymia's relationship with bipolar disorder, both being the very minimal forms.)

Type 4? Melancholic & Idealist: The Hyperesthetic Personality (overly sensitive) results from desiring, needing, and delighting in superiority; and from fearing, and being distressed by, inferiority. Melancholics are prone to nervousness, depression, anxiety, mood swings  

Type 3?  Choleric & Rational: The Anesthetic Personality (insensitive) results from desiring, needing, and delighting in power; and from fearing, and being distressed by, weakness.  Cholerics can fall into deep depression or moodiness when failures or setback befall them.

Type 2? Phlegmatic & Guardian: The Depressive Personality (prone to depression) results from desiring, needing, and delighting in belonging; and from fearing, and being distressed by, not belonging. Because Phlegmatics are prone to excessive sluggishness, torpor can lead to depression.

Type 1? Sanguine & Artisan: The Hypomanic Personality (anxious or mildly manic) results from desiring, needing, and delighting in pleasure; and from fearing, and being distressed by, pain. Sanguine are prone to seasonal depression and mood swings because they are highly influenced by such outside stimuli as weather, other people’s moods, even food etc.

Adapted and modified from table in David Keirsey. (1995). Portraits of Temperament. 3rd. ed. Del Mar, CA: Prometheus Nemesis. pp. 6,12; and David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates. (1978). Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types. Del Mar, CA: Prometheus Nemesis, pp. 3-4, 29-30. and David Keirsey. (1998) Please Understand Me II . Del Mar, CA: Prometheus Nemesis, pg. 26.

See also Personality Types under Stress


Correlation of Temperaments with Humors - three different correlations
  1. SP/Artisan/Artemis Sanguine T1, NT/Rational/Athena Phlegmatic T2, NF/Idealist/Persephone Choleric T3, SJ/Guardian/Hestia Melancholic T4, (source
  2. SP/Artisan/Artemis Sanguine T1, SJ/Guardian/Hestia Phlegmatic T2, NT/Rational/Athena Choleric T3, NF/Idealist/Persephone Melancholic T4 (source) THE ABOVE MATERIAL USES THIS CORRELATION
  3. SP/Artisan/Artemis Sanguine T1, NF/Idealist/Persephone Phlegmatic T2, SJ/Guardian/Hestia Choleric T3, NT/Rational/Athena Melancholic T4,  (sourceTHIS IS THE ONE I LIKE BEST
SP=Artisan, SJ=Guardian, NF=Idealist, NT=Rational


... but hey, don't listen to me or anyone, EXPRESS YOUR TRUTH! Jane
Jane Rekas
Written by Jane Rekas

Jane Leu Rekas, LCSW, CHt, writes a blog about seasonal color analysis and the four humors. She is certified in Color Me A Season color analysis and does Color Profiles individualized fabric fans online and in Hood River, Oregon.

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