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  1. INTJ vs INFJ Psychiatrist

    Cognitive Functions
    A psychiatrist is required to be empathetic and very analytical about their patients' emotions, thinking patterns, and overall well-being. A very strong use of Fe therefore seems to be a must. Yet, both INTJ and INFJ are the most commonly chosen types that people would believe are most likely to...
  2. [INTJ] What do you think of brain surgery to deal with dangerous people?

    INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    Posted here because some might say its ethically questionable and as a taboo so I would like a constructive discussion on brain surgery to deal with dangerous people. Is it good or bad and would it work out at all? What are your thoughts on brain surgery to neutralize people who may potentially...
  3. 16 personality types, help!! I'm new ^_^

    Hey everyone I'm a complete newbie here ^_^ I recently discovered that there are 16 personality types, and I took several online tests to find out mine. Once, I got ENFP but 3 other times I got INFP. I have researched both of those types briefly but if anyone could tell me anything at all about...
  4. [INTP] Physics: Would You Like Fries With That?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    So, last night I was watching this thing on NASA and their Office of Planetary Protection. I found it comforting, intriguing and amusing. Such off the wall ideas existing such a well funded, socially acceptable form? It got me thinking. There are appear to be a growing number of INTPs who study...
  5. Does therapy actually help?

    Advice Center
    As a person in my late teens who's been struggling with depression since the age of thirteen, and has never been placed on any medication or has sought out professional help, would therapy prove to be beneficial at this point? I have an appointment set up for next week, and basically the...
  6. Psychologist or Psychiatrist?

    Education & Career Talk
    Ah, I had written a super long post explaining my reasons for each but TBH, nobody would have read this because of its length. So long story short, i'm into psychiatry because I prefer treating people with actual disorders, my brother suffers from bipolar disorder and I've seen his ups and downs...
  7. Anatomy of an Epidemic

    Book, Music, & Movie Reviews
    Has anybody read or heard of Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker? I heard about it from National Public Radio. If any of you are interested in the treatment of mental illness and its research, then...
  8. [INFP] Mental health issues?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    What seem to be the most common mental health issues for INFPs, if any?
  9. Psychiatry - Reliable career or not?

    Education & Career Talk
    ENFP here, and being that, I can't decide on my career. There's too many, and they're all screaming 'EAT ME', and I can't choose. I'm hoping to get some insight on Psychiatry, and maybe some information on careers that might be suitable for me... I guess I'll just put down a few of the...
  10. [ENFP] I am an ENFP and a Type 7 Enneagram--Is Psychiatry a good career choice?

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    I'm so confused about what career to choose. I like the idea of being a doctor but I'm not so sure if i can handle all the blood and guts. I want to help people but i don't want to get bored. Do you think psychiatry is a good idea? Any other suggestions?