Analfabetismo emocional

López, José Aguilar
April 2009
Revista de Comunicación (1888198X);2009, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p8
The article reflects on the concept of "alexitimia," or emotional illiteracy, through the story of a man who disdains the outward expression of feelings. It defines alexitimia as the repression of one's emotions, possibly leading to physical symptoms such as stomach trouble, headaches, and dizziness. The article describes the man as proud of his ability to contain his emotions until learning that his work colleagues believe him to be emotionally unintelligent.


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