SANGUINE TYPE

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Proposed by Roman physician Galen (129-215), one of the four types of constitution and temperament. Galen espoused the belief that a ruddy complexion and cheery mindset presented by some individuals was because of the dominance of the blood in comparison to other bodily fluids.

SANGUINE TYPE: "Roman physician Galen posited that a ruddy complexion heralded a sanguine type of constitution."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SANGUINE TYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sanguine-type/ (accessed July 6, 2022).

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