I believe there are many
kinds of mindshield that protect you from different things (and often the description is a little unclear about it).
The mindshield icon on the character portrait could mean you are protected from any or any combination of the following ...
Even hold I think..
ahem... there should be even more... but...
What's a DoMT anyway?
Where we came from, we don't know
Where we're going.... (even worse)
And about who we could be, we actually have trouble in clearly defining the term "to be" in the first place...