Topic: Should I see the doctor or a therapist??

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Should I see the doctor or a therapist??
23.10.2017 by Jojo123

It's really hard for me to express my feelings to anyone, most of the times i feel like i want to to but i don't how to and it really hurts me!!! And sometimes because people don't know how i feel or think i am fine when i am not that cause me many troubles and sometimes i feel like screaming out loud!! What should i do?


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Alexithymia - emotional blindness - is a personality trait characterized by the inability to identify and describe emotions in the self. Core characteristics of alexithymia are marked dysfunction in emotional awareness, social attachment, and interpersonal relationship.
Alexithymia is prevalent in approximately 10% of the general population and is known to be comorbid with a number of psychiatric conditions. Due the inability to cope with feelings and emotions as described in psychology there are counseling services to establish mental health.
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