Alexithymia




 

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Alexithymia - emotional blindness - is a personal trait which affects roughly 10% of the population.

Alexithymia describes the difficulty of people to perceive and describe emotions of others and themselves. Most persons concerned are not aware about this deficit and usually they are just recognizing it in contact with others, especially close friends, within their family or their partner.

These pages should deliver additional information about Alexithymia and offer information for affected persons, relatives and generally interested people.




Alexithymia Forum



The forum is available for people concerned, related or otherwise involved with alexithymia and also for people interested in this personality trait. Feel free to join our community and discuss with others.




Alexithymie Questionnaire



Because alexithymia is a personality trait that varies in severity from person to person we offer you a free online questionnaire to measure a person's alexithymia score.

Start the Online Alexithymia Questionnaire to test yourself for Alexithymia.

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Alexithymia is a personality construct 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.

Alexithymia - emotional blindness - is a personal trait which affects roughly 10% of the population.

Alexithymia describes the difficulty of people to perceive and describe emotions of others and themselves. Most persons concerned are not aware about this deficit and usually they are just recognizing it in contact with others, especially close friends, within their family or their partner.

These pages should deliver additional information about Alexithymia and offer information for affected persons, relatives and generally interested people.