MELANCHOLIC TYPE By N., Sam M.S. - 0 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." Related Psychology Terms GALEN (C. 130-C. 220) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) HUMORAL THEORY DEMONOLOGY ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Dissociative Identity Disorder ORGANISMIC THEORY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ESTHETICS PERSONALITY PATTERN DISTURBANCE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MELANCHOLIC TYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/melancholic-type/ (accessed June 29, 2022).