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Myers briggs personality type

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Has anyone who's been diagnosed taken the myers briggs test and care to give their results? I'm curious to see if there is any relationship between any personality type and the disorder, you never know.

If anyone is interested, a quick test can be taken at http://www.41q.com/

Thanks.
 
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Dude

http://www.41q.com/type.41q?p=24574467

Your personality type: "Independent Thinker"

Independent, original, analytical and determined. Have an exceptional ability to turn theories into solid plans of action. Highly value knowledge, competence and structure. Driven to derive meaning from their visions. Long-range thinkers. Have very high standards for their performance and the performance of others. Natural leaders, but will follow if they trust existing leaders.

Careers that could fit you include:

Scientists, engineers, professors, teachers, medical doctors, dentists, corporate strategists, organization founders, business administrators, managers, military, lawyers, judges, computer programmers, system analysts, computer specialists, psychologists, photographers, research department managers, researchers, university instructors, chess players.
Ok these were my restults, personaly I did not like some of the "combined" questions, I would have like to swap some of the 2 parts of the combinations parts to give a correct answer, but hey I am just like that..........

I did like the career I marked in red ........ (y) ... well it prob proves shrinks have a whack job profile, ......... :clap:
 
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According to the test i'm an 'idealist dreamer'
suitable career choices include artist (which I am amongst other things). Test didn't tell me anything I didn't know already.
 
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Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist"

Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance with. Extremely loyal. Adaptable and laid-back unless a strongly-held value is threatened. Usually talented writers. Mentally quick and able to see possibilities. Interested in understanding and helping people.

Careers that could fit you include:

Writers, artists, counselors, social workers, English teachers, fine arts teachers, child care workers, clergy, missionaries, psychologists, psychiatrists, scientists, political activists, editors, education consultants, journalists, religious educators, social scientists.
quite interesting :D

http://www.41q.com/index.41q?a=1
 
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The myers-briggs type indicator was based on a theory of Carl Jungs but he did not design the test himself, i believe it was first published after he died.

It was actually designed like as a careers preference questionnaire for people going into work. But I believe it has not been tested and is rejected by most psychologists for lack of evidence of its reliabilty.

Plus the test indicates your preferences, not your capabililty. I fail to see in this context how it is helpful?

TBH the answer I got did not tell me anything I didn't know, plus this link to the test was designed to give an indepth report back by a qualified practioner (which you have to pay for of course), not just a paragraph.

This is an interesting article on it...http://www.mcmanweb.com/personally.html

It raises a good point that if for example someone has bipolar will their preferences be affected by their mood at the time of taking it, and will it change if their mood swung the other way and they took the test again then? I know when I'm depressed my desire to be introvert is much greater than a desire to be extrovert.
 
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Whhhaaaaaattt

You mean it was just a bit of fun, .........:p

Yeh I know, and I realised that I would prob give differnt answers on diff days, I did it fo r fun cos I was board and had 5 min....... so ner ... any way if was to give a career preference, I wanna be me..... at least most of the time.. :unsure:
 
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INFJ
Introspective, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging

Not sure what that site says about it, but INFJs have deep convictions, very artistics, and tend to have high EQ [emotion quotient]. Typical careers are clergy, writers, actors, ect.

How accurate is it for me? I'm very religious, write very often [over 500 pieces both good and bad], even though I'm "mentally ill," I'm often turned to for "life advice." The odd think out, I'm not the Sensing type, yet I'm getting into medical research.
 
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INFJ

INFJ
Introspective, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging

Not sure what that site says about it, but INFJs have deep convictions, very artistics, and tend to have high EQ [emotion quotient]. Typical careers are clergy, writers, actors, ect.

How accurate is it for me? I'm very religious, write very often [over 500 pieces both good and bad], even though I'm "mentally ill," I'm often turned to for "life advice." The odd think out, I'm not the Sensing type, yet I'm getting into medical research.
I am an INFJ too

I am warm and affirming and apparently I am also deep and complex - certainly the CMHT find me deep and complex :oops:

I gleamed over the negative bits as I am on a high at the moment and not considering negatives

We could set up a INFJ club and be deep and complex together?????

Speak soon

Spaceman:):):):):):):clap::clap::clap::clap:
 
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That was a bit of fun. I am a Reliable Realist.(y)
 
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It said I was energetic.
 
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I'm a qualified Myers Briggs practitioner and came out as INTP when I last took the test but have forgotten exactly what that stands for as it's so long since I have used it.

The training was very good and was able to predict certain characteristics and responses with amazing accuracy.
 
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