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ISFJ - Psychology Definition of the Week

By , black-rose-bielefeld.de GuideFebruary 3, 2012

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Definition: The acronym ISFJ stands for Introverted, Sensing, Feeling, Judging and represents one of the 16 different personality types identified by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). The MBTI is based upon Carl Jung's theory of personality types at categorizes personality based on preferences across four different dimensions.

People with an ISFJ personality type are often described as down-to-earth, organized, kind-hearted and practical. ISFJs try to avoid conflict and confrontation and are very good at understanding the feelings of others. Psychologist David Keirsey, approximately 9 to 14 percent of people have an ISFJ personality type.

Learn more about the characteristics of this type in this overview of the ISFJ personality.

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