TITLE

Analfabetismo emocional

AUTHOR(S)
López, José Aguilar
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Revista de Comunicación (1888198X);2009, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44306463

 

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