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BACKGROUND Although the constructs of alexithymia and emotional control have been associated with physical health, the relationship between these constructs is unclear and their influence on health-related quality of life has not been investigated previously. This study examined the relationships between alexithymia, emotional control, and quality of life(More)
The aim of the present study is to gain additional information about the relationship between emotional control and alexithymia, on one hand, and emotional intelligence on the other. The subjects were 251 university students who completed the Emotional Expression and Control Scale (EEC), the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) and the Emotional(More)
The goal of this study was to review some of the psychometric properties concerning the IPC scale as well as to confirm the locus of control structure as proposed by Levenson. Having that in mind we reviewed some previous studies on this subject, and tried to work out what went wrong when reports couldn't make a clear cut between social and chance factors(More)
The aim of the present study was to gain additional information about the relationship between emotional intelligence, social support, and affectivity. The subjects were 64 university students who completed the short form of the Trait Meta-Mood Scale (TMMS-30), the Social Support Questionnaire, and the Multiple Affect Adjective Check List (MAACL). The(More)
The alexithymia construct was introduced by Nemiah and Sifneos in the early 70s. It is a multifaceted personality construct that has been recognized associated with various conditions of health disorders. Nonetheless, despite the abundant literature, due to methodological weaknesses, a great share of the studies has been proved of questionable validity and(More)
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