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Alexithymia in healthy women: a brain morphology study

Borsci, Genoveffa
Rossi, Roberta
Rossi, Giuseppe
Perez, Jorge
Bonetti, Matteo
Published in Journal of Affective Disorders. 2009, vol. 114, no. 1-3, p. 208-215
Abstract Alexithymia relates to difficulty recognizing and describing own feelings. Recent literature shows that specific structures process emotions. Aim of this study was to investigate whether alexithymia is associated with a specific cerebral morphology of candidate structures in healthy adults.
Keywords AdultAffective Symptoms/diagnosis/pathologyAgedAnalysis of VarianceBrain/pathologyEmotionsFemaleFrontal Lobe/pathologyFunctional LateralityGyrus Cinguli/pathologyHumansImage Processing, Computer-AssistedMagnetic Resonance ImagingMiddle AgedPsychiatric Status Rating ScalesTemporal Lobe/pathology
PMID: 18718670
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BORSCI, Genoveffa et al. Alexithymia in healthy women: a brain morphology study. In: Journal of Affective Disorders, 2009, vol. 114, n° 1-3, p. 208-215. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.07.013

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