Skills-based Treatment for Alexithymia: An Exploratory Case Series

@article{Kennedy2002SkillsbasedTF,
  title={Skills-based Treatment for Alexithymia: An Exploratory Case Series},
  author={Mataji Kennedy and John Franklin},
  journal={Behaviour Change},
  year={2002},
  volume={19},
  pages={158 - 171}
}
Abstract This paper describes a skills-based intervention for the treatment of alexithymia. The intervention incorporates components to address the following three areas: the relationship between alexithymia and early life experiences, identifying feelings and expressing feelings. The efficacy of the intervention was explored using three individual case studies extending over 16–24 weekly 1-hour sessions. A number of questionnaires were administered at five time intervals. The results suggest… 

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