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Alexithymia

We May Have Been Wrong About Autism And Empathy

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.29.2016 | Science

Individuals with autism are often stereotyped as being socially disengaged and lacking in empathy, which has increased stigma against the disorder. Of...

Alexithymia: "Does My Partner Feel Anything?"

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 09.17.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Some people come in to therapy stating that their partners seem to have no empathy at all. They act self-centered and seem entirely unaware of their partner's deeper feelings. When a conversation involving emotions is initiated, the partner seems bored or distant.

This Could Be One Of The Reasons Anorexia Is So Hard To Treat

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women

Women with anorexia may experience a positive release from destructive weight-loss behaviors. Anorexia, a disorder that has a mortality rate of up...

Relationship Epidemic: Shutting Out Body Wisdom

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

Most of us struggle at one time or another with an inability to feel what's going on inside us at the level of emotion and energy flow. The technical term for this problem is "alexithymia."