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Effects of Childhood Trauma – Alexithymia, Depression and Binge Eating

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One possible effect of significant childhood trauma, according to recent research, is a condition known as ALEXITHYMIA ; it is closely linked to clinical depression and eating disorders.

Let’s look at the main symptoms of alexithymia. According to Taylor et al, 1990, they are as follows:

1) Problems identifying one’s own emotions and those of other people

2) Problems describing

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