Organic alexithymia: a study of acquired emotional blindness

@article{Becerra2002OrganicAA,
  title={Organic alexithymia: a study of acquired emotional blindness},
  author={Rodrigo Becerra and Andrew Amos and Steven Jongenelis},
  journal={Brain Injury},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={633 - 645}
}
The phrase 'organic alexithymia' is introduced as a clinically and theoretically useful construct for furthering understanding of alexithymia and the occurrence of alexithymic symptoms in patients with acquired brain injury (ABI). The construct is illustrated by the case study of HR, a 21-year-old man seen at the State Head Injury Unit, Perth, for neuropsychological and clinical assessment 2 years following a motor vehicle accident. HR's case supports the hypotheses that a syndrome… 

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