P02-48 - Alexithymia and pain experience in depressive patients

  title={P02-48 - Alexithymia and pain experience in depressive patients},
  author={Katarzyna Sokolowska and Eliza G{\'o}rniak and Aleksandra Kowalska and Kerstin Wydra and Krzysztof Krysta and Irena Krupka-Matuszczyk},
Introduction Alexithymia appears as an inhibition of recognizing and describing the mental conditions. It is often connected with psychosomatic illness or depression. Aims The aim of this study was to compare depressive patients with healthy persons in terms of the prevelence and level of the alexithymia and pain feeling. Methods The examined group (E) consists of 16 patients with diagnosed depression (11 women, 44,6±11,6 year old).The control group (C) consists of 14 randomly chosen persons… CONTINUE READING