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reblogged: Depressive thinking can accompany being a high sensitivity personality


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Intuitive people and HSPs may go to dark places

In her article Growing Up Gifted Is Not Easy, Elaine Aron, PhD talks about this dark aspect of sensitivity.

“Early in my research on sensitivity — while I was studying its relationship to introversion and the four Jungian functions of sensing, thinking, feeling, and intuition — I discovered several studies reporting that intuitive types are the most likely to have suicidal thoughts when they are depressed,” she writes.

“This makes great sense–intuitive types tend to take things to their full conclusion, often without knowing the steps of reasoning that got them there.

 

Read the entire article at: http://highlysensitive.org/7/depressive-thinking-can-accompany-being-sensitive/

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