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Doctor insights on: Introvert To Extrovert

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Can you give description and behavior of introverts and extroverts?

Can you give description and behavior of introverts and extroverts?

Social or not: You have some people who crave interpersonal interaction and obtain validation and even sustain their mood through the exchange. Then you have some people who shun the glare of the eyes of others and prefer to build a life where either the individual or only a tightly held and deeply trusted few can witness. It can be a continuum and extremes may lead to problems as with anything. Stay safe! ...Read more

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What could classify me as an extrovert or introvert?

Extro or intro?: There are some simple tests available online that might help. An extrovert is outgoing and more comfortable in social situations. An introver is usually shy and less comfortable especially discussing things about themselves. ...Read more

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I am an introvert person. I don't feel comfortable networking with a crowd of strangers. I need to become more extrovert. How to overcome shyness?

 I am an introvert person. I don't feel comfortable networking with a crowd of strangers. I need to become more extrovert. How to overcome shyness?

Shyness is: Something that can be attractive. When it becomes extreme it interferes w/life and relationships. You can read the work of psychologist dr. Philip zimbardo for help. He is an expert on shyness. Also, please seek help from a mental health professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I overcome introvertism?

How can I overcome introvertism?

Drama class!: Many famous actors were famously introverted when not on the stage. Acting helps put the words in your mouth and coordinate intonation with body language, all of which can improve your social skills. You might find a like minded person in the group, and you can try acting or technical theater. If all else fails, try being an usher at the performances. ...Read more

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How can I get over being an introvert?

How can I get over being an introvert?

Psychotherapy: Introversion is a symptom associated with an underlying issue such as lack of self confidence or poor self esteem. Psychotherapy can help you identify and address such underlying issues. ...Read more

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Are slow to warm up toddlers introverts?

Are slow to warm up toddlers introverts?

Not necessarily.: 8 months to 18 months is stranger anxiety onset which is protective, actually. Not everyone is safe. There are also autistic toddlers. ...Read more

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How do you get mania symptoms in an introvert?

How do you get mania symptoms in an introvert?

A state, not a trait: Introversion is a personality or trait variable — a way of describing a person's usual way of relating to the world. Mania is a temporary state, not a trait. A manic state overshadows personality variables. Introverts and extraverts don't look different during a manic episode, and i'm not aware that introversion protects against mania or bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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Am i autistic or just an introvert? How can I tell?

Am i autistic or just an introvert? How can I tell?

Self-diagnosis: Self-diagnosis on this one is not likely to be helpful -- best to see a psychiatrist or psychologist for thorough evaluation. If you were autistic at 32, this would likely have impacted your relationships, work, and school and have been noticed before now. Introversion is not really a diagnosis, but more a temperamental style. It means you need some time away from others to replenish yourself. ...Read more

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I'm introvert so people avoid me.hi I overcome it.suggest?

I'm introvert so people avoid me.hi I overcome it.suggest?

Being an introvert: is okay unless it bothers you. Most people are a mixture of introversion and extroversion. Consider whether others are truly avoiding you, whether you are sending out signals that you do not wish to make connection, or it is your perception that they are avoiding you, etc. If distressed seek evaluation and treatment: counseling, consultation. Best regards. ...Read more

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Introvert coping techniques for big party besides boozing it up?

Introvert coping techniques for big party besides boozing it up?

Party game: Hey, introverts like parties too! they just don't participate in the same way as extraverts do. Perhaps what you're concerned about is anxiety. If so, here's a quick tip: you can't feel anxious unless you're thinking about yourself. So, think of your focus or attention as a hot potato. As long as you keep it on someone else you won't get burned. ...Read more