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ISFJIntroverted Sensing Feeling Judging (Myers-Briggs personality type indicator)
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The ISFJ are extremely humble and have the tendency to underplay their accomplishments.
It was found that in order of preference, ESFP, ESTJ, ESFJ, ISFJ and ISTP personality types carefully selected surgery, medicine, gynaecology, paediatrics and cardiology, respectively.
In our study ENFP, INFP, INTP, ENFJ were the most common four personalities found, where as in the study conducted by Jesee et al (26) ISTJ, ESFJ, ESTJ and ISFJ were the most common four personalities found, but in the study of Huit (27) in Indian medical student ISTJ, ISFJ, ISTP and ESTJ were the most common personalities and among non-Indian students ISTJ, ISFJ, ISTP and ESTJ were the most commonest.
Not only are the preferences for introversion, sensing, feeling and judging clear when the dichotomous types are considered separately, but ISFJ is the most frequently represented clergy type among the 16 discrete types.
The average score of ESTJ and ESFJ constitute more than 90 percent and the score is more than 80 percent in the case of ISTJ (86.63), ISFJ (83.13), INTJ (80.25), ISTP (80.25), ESTP (87.75), ESFP (87.25), ENFP (83.38), ENTP (83.38), ENFJ (87.25) and ENTJ (87.75).
Table 4 Frequencies of MBTI Types Type Frequencies (%) Total Boys Girls ENTP 11.2 14.6 8.8 ENFP 10.6 5.3 15.4 INTP 10.3 13.2 8.2 INTJ 7.7 9.9 6.0 INFP 7.4 7.3 7.0 INFJ 5.3 4.6 6.0 ESTJ 5.0 4.6 5.5 ISTJ 5.0 6.6 3.8 ENFJ 4.7 3.3 6.0 ENTJ 4.4 5.3 3.8 ISTP 4.1 7.3 1.6 ESTP 3.8 4.0 3.8 ESFP 3.5 1.3 4.9 ISFP 2.9 2.0 3.8 ISFJ 2.7 0.7 4.4 ESFJ 1.5 0.7 2.2 Note.
Individuals with ISFJ Myers-Briggs preferences (introverted, sensing, feeling, judging) are the type that is often most heavily represented in reports from substance abuse treatment centers.
The four MBTI types with the lowest creativity indices (ISTJ, ESTJ, ISFJ, ESFP) account for over 40 percent of our study participants whereas the four MBTI types with the highest creativity indices (INFP, INTP, ENFR, ENTP) comprise less than 20 percent.
TABLE 1 The 16 Personality Types with Cognitive Characteristics and Occupational Tendencies Sensing (S) Thinking (T) Feeling (F) Judging ISTJ ISFJ (J) Practical, sensible, Practical, concrete, decisive, logical, cooperative, sensi- detached.