Socionic library
articles, books and educational materials

of the International institute of Socionics

Dictionary of foreign words

“Dictionary of Foreign Words” defines the term “socionics” as follows: “Socionics is the science of interpersonal relationships”

Socionics is the science of interpersonal relationships.
[< lat. socialis - public + (technical) nickname)]

Socionics recognizes 16 types of psychological relationships between individuals and the presence of special paired types - duals. Duals have an adaptive ability to establish conflict-free connections with each other.

The goal of socionics is to optimize human relationships.


  • Doctor of Philology, Professor Komlev N.G.