Your Emotional Type Quiz

What is your emotional type? Knowing it can help you better understand the right treatment for your chronic illness or pain. Answer each of the 18 items below as quickly as you can. Be honest for the most accurate result.


I am a year old / /

1. My feelings blend into one another.

2. I am very close to my childhood feelings.

3. I am easily hurt.

4. I spend a lot of time daydreaming, fantasizing or in reverie.

5. I dislike stories that have a definite beginning, middle and end.

6. An organization where all the lines of responsibility are precise and clearly established is not one I would value.

7. “There is a place for everything, and everything should be in its place” is not an aphorism I believe in.

8. Sometimes it’s scary when one gets too involved with another person.

9. A good parent has to be a bit of a child, too.

10. I can easily imagine myself as an animal or what it might be like to be an animal.

11. When something happens to a friend of mine or to a lover, it is almost as if it happened to me.

12. When I work on a project, I don’t like to tie myself down to a definite outline. I rather like to let my mind wander.

13. In my dreams, people merge into each other or become other people.

14. I believe I am influenced by forces that no one can understand.

15. There are no sharp dividing lines between normal people, people with problems and people who are considered psychotic or crazy.

16. I am far from a down-to-earth, no nonsense kind of person.

17. I think I would enjoy being some kind of creative artist.

18. I have had the experience of someone calling me or speaking my name and not being sure whether it was really happening or whether I was imagining it.



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Psych Central Research Team

Psych Central quizzes are developed by Dr. John M. Grohol, Psy.D. in conjunction with other psychological researchers, based upon scientific studies and/or the official diagnostic criteria for a disorder. Dr. Grohol is a published researcher, author, and mental health expert, and he currently sits on the scientific board of Computers in Human Behavior. Learn more about how we develop our psychological tests.

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Research Team, P. (2020). Your Emotional Type Quiz. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 24, 2020, from


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Last updated: 17 Jan 2020
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 17 Jan 2020
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