A Scientometric Review of Alexithymia: Mapping Thematic and Disciplinary Shifts in Half a Century of Research

The term “alexithymia” was introduced in the lexicon of psychiatry in the early ‘70s by Sifneos to outline the difficulties manifested by some patients in identifying and describing their own emotions. Since then, the construct has been broadened and partially modified. Today this describes a condit...

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Main Authors: Giulia Gaggero, Andrea Bonassi, Sara Dellantonio, Luigi Pastore, Vahid Aryadoust, Gianluca Esposito
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2020-12-01
Series:Frontiers in Psychiatry
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.611489/full