MELANCHOLIC TYPE

was a personality type attributed to a non-existent physiological substance named black bile.

MELANCHOLIC TYPE: "The melancholic type is attributed to an excess of black bile according to Galen."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MELANCHOLIC TYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/melancholic-type/ (accessed July 3, 2020).
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