Alexithymic (ah-lex-eh-thy-meek)

Alexithymic individuals (males more than females) cannot express their feelings verbally. They either act them out (destructively) or hold them in (intrapunitive and equally destructive). These alexithymic individuals are more prone to develop somatic symptom (formerly somatoform) disorders (excess focus upon bodily) complaints. They are also more prone to psychophysiologic (formerly ¬†psychosomatic – physical destruction … Continue reading Alexithymic (ah-lex-eh-thy-meek)