The relationship between alexithymia, shame, trauma, and body image disorders

Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2013:9 185–193 Background: The connections between eating disorders (EDs) and alexithymia have not been fully clarified. This study aims to define alexithymia’s connections with shame, trauma, dissociation, and body image disorders. Methods: We administered the Dissociative Experience Scale-II, Trauma Symptom Inventory, Experience of Shame Scale, Toronto Alexithymia Scale-20, and Body Uneasiness Test questionnaires … Continua a leggere