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BACKGROUND The evaluation of alexithymic deficits has become increasingly desirable in health and psychopathology research. The purpose of this study was to calculate alexithymia cutoff scores for a recently developed self-report alexithymia questionnaire: the Bermond-Vorst Alexithymia Questionnaire Form B (BVAQ-B). SAMPLING Three hundred subjects (47(More)
INTRODUCTION Alexithymia and anhedonia both refer to a deficit in emotion regulation. Although these 2 concepts have been conceptualized to be closely linked, very few studies aimed at examining carefully their interrelations. OBJECTIVES Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationships between scores on alexithymia and(More)
The weight contract is a traditional practice of the classical modalities of hospitalization of anorexics subjects. However, it is usually practised using different methods according to hospitals. It was explained on the theoretical side by our team but never exposed in its practical side. We propose to explain here in detail our practice of the weight(More)
UNLABELLED Alexithymia core features are the difficulties in identifying and describing feelings; the difficulties in distinguishing feelings from the bodily sensations of emotional arousal; an impaired symbolization, as evidenced by a paucity of fantasies and other imaginative activity; and a tendency to focus on external events rather than inner(More)
OBJECTIVES Although many authors have highlighted similarities between conduct disorder (CD) and alexithymia, little empirical research has actually investigated the contribution of emotion processing to CD. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between CD and scores on affect regulation scales among 75 adolescents: a group of 30(More)
Introduction. Alexithymia and anhedonia both refer to a deficit in emotion regulation. Although these 2 concepts have been conceptualized to be closely linked, very few studies aimed at examining carefully their interrelations. Objectives. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationships between scores on alexithymia and(More)
AIM To describe the contribution made by consultations for learning disorders through their specific aims. DEVELOPMENT The prognosis of children with specific learning difficulties, suffering from dysphasia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, dysexecutive or dysattentional syndrome, partly depends on whether the methods and materials required for their(More)
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