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Literature and further reading around Alexithymia
11.06.2021 by Alexej
An article about Alexithymia
1 11.06.2021 by Alexej
Useful article on Alexithymia
0 28.05.2021 by Alexej
Matriarchy VS Capitalism and Socialism
2 14.05.2020 by User76639A31
To Helena
1 02.05.2020 by User52475O20
Two books i've found useful
2 30.01.2020 by Marcie_Anne
Scientific papers
4 16.03.2015 by Franmail


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Alexithymia - emotional blindness - is a personality trait characterized by the inability to identify and describe emotions in the self. Core characteristics of alexithymia are marked dysfunction in emotional awareness, social attachment, and interpersonal relationship.
Alexithymia is prevalent in approximately 10% of the general population and is known to be comorbid with a number of psychiatric conditions. Due the inability to cope with feelings and emotions as described in psychology there are counseling services to establish mental health.
Psychologist have argued that the alexithymia construct is strongly related to the concepts of psychological mindedness and emotional intelligence.
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