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2020 Mar 06


Alexithymia Is Associated with Altered Cortical Thickness Networks in the General Population.


Terock J, Frenzel S, Wittfeld K, Klinger-König J, Janowitz D, Bülow R, Hosten N, Völzke H, Grabe H J
Neuropsychobiology. 2020 Mar 06:1-11.
PMID: 32146473.


Alexithymia is a personality trait characterized by difficulties in identifying and describing emotions and associated with various psychiatric disorders. Neuroimaging studies found evidence for morphological and functional brain alterations in alexithymic subjects. However, the neurobiological mechanisms underlying alexithymia remain incompletely understood.