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Describe the difference between alexithymia and simply being numb?
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
In brief: Alexithymia
Alexithymia is a personality construct characterized by the sub-clinical inability to identify and describe emotions in the self.
The core characteristics of alexithymia are marked dysfunction in emotional awareness, social attachment, and interpersonal relating. Generally have difficulty in distinguishing and appreciating the emotions of others.

In brief: Alexithymia
Alexithymia is a personality construct characterized by the sub-clinical inability to identify and describe emotions in the self.
The core characteristics of alexithymia are marked dysfunction in emotional awareness, social attachment, and interpersonal relating. Generally have difficulty in distinguishing and appreciating the emotions of others.
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