Dissociation and alexithymia among men with alcoholism


Evren C., Sar V. , Evren B., Semiz U., Dalbudak E., Cakmak D.

PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES, vol.62, no.1, pp.40-47, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1819.2007.01775.x
  • Title of Journal : PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.40-47

Abstract

Aim: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between alexithymia and dissociation among men with alcoholism. Methods: Participants were 176 patients consecutively admitted to the inpatient unit of a addiction treatment center. The Toronto Alexithymia Scale, the Symptom Checklist-Revised, the Dissociative Experiences Scale, the Beck Depression Inventory, the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, and the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test were administered to all participants.