Are alexithymia and schizoid personality disorder synonymous diagnoses?

@article{Coolidge2013AreAA,
  title={Are alexithymia and schizoid personality disorder synonymous diagnoses?},
  author={Frederick L. Coolidge and Alisa J. Estey and Daniel L. Segal and Peter D. Marle},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={
          141-8
        }
}

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