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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)
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)
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