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Study of alexithymia in Chinese Canadians

Kenneth P. Fung

Study of alexithymia in Chinese Canadians

by Kenneth P. Fung

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Th`eses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19723187M
ISBN 100612782301
OCLC/WorldCa54459922

Ongoing research includes studies of personality and depression in Han Chinese, South Korean, and Euro-Canadian outpatient samples, as well as Chinese-Canadian and Korean-Canadian community samples. Recent work has expanded data collection to both urban and rural settings in China, South Korea, and Russia (Siberia). Thus alexithymia literally means " pushing away your emotions ".; There are many more psychiatric disorders that overlap with alexithymia.; Based on fMRI studies, alexithymia is responsible for a lack of empathy. All other IIP subscales were not significantly related to alexithymia."; The term " alexithymia" was coined by psychotherapist Peter Sifneos in

Alexithymia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alexithymia (pronounced: / ˌe ɪ l ɛ ksə ˈ θa ɪ miə/) from the Greek words λεξις and θυμος, literally "without words for emotions") was a term coined by Peter Sifneos in to describe people who appeared to have deficiencies in understanding, processing, or describing their emotions. In , he embarked on a fellowship in cultural psychiatry looking at alexithymia—the inability to express feelings—among Chinese Canadians. “Sitting in a family doctor’s office in Chinatown, I had the opportunity to chat with patients while they were filling in my research inventory,” he recalled.

The cultural shaping of alexithymia: Values and externally oriented thinking in a Chinese clinical sample. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 54, Dere, J., Falk, C. F., & Ryder, A. G. (). Unpacking cultural differences in alexithymia: The role of cultural values among Euro-Canadian and Chinese-Canadian students. How COVID is affecting applications to visit, work or study in Canada. If you meet the criteria for the travel exemptions, and you want to apply to come to Canada, there are changes to the application process. Learn more. You can travel to Canada only if you are exempt from the travel restrictions and are coming for an essential purpose.


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Current Developments in Alexithymia: A Cognitive and Affective Deficit (Perspectives on Cognitive Psychology) by Ricardo João Teixeira, Bob Bermond, et al. | Hardcover Alexithymia (I AM MERCURY series - Book 7) by Grant Piercy | Jun 3, Kindle $ $ 0. Focus On: Most Popular Cognition: Cognitive Dissonance.

The purpose of the present study was (1) to investigate the association between insomnia and alexithymia, as measured by the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS) and its subscales, and (2) to test if the TAS and its subscales show the same correlational pattern with anxiety, depression and perfectionism in insomnia patients as has previously been found in non-clinical by: Alopecia areata (AA) is a skin disease of unknown etiology with prevalence of % in the general population.[] This disorder occurs in both sexes, at all ages,[] and is characterized by the sudden appearance of areas of hair loss on the scalp and other hair-bearing s factors, including immunological and endocrine abnormalities,[] genetic factors,[] infections,[] and psychological Cited by: The current study examines this association in a Chinese clinical sample.

Methods Outpatients presenting at three hospital-based psychology clinics in Hunan province, China (N = ) completed a structured clinical interview and self-report measures of alexithymia and cultural by: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between alexithymia and several health-risk behaviours: substance misuse, aggressive and risky behaviours and suicidal ideation.

Methods: A nationally representative sample of Canadian men responded to a survey containing measures of alexithymia, maladaptive coping behaviours. In a recent study Ham et al. () reported an association between the catechol-O-methyltransferase Val /Met polymorphism and Alexithymia.

Interestingly, an association was reported with the Valine allele which is associated with lowered prefrontal dopamine tone and is also thought to confer a small amount of risk to schizophrenia (Egan. Participants’ age was not associated with alexithymia in a Canadian study (Bagby, Parker, & T aylor, ); however it was a factor for men in a Finnish study (Salminen et al., ).

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Alexithymia is an inability to identify and describe both one's own, and other people's feelings. Although individuals with alexithymia display the typical physical responses associated with emotions - such as tears, butterflies in the stomach or an increased heart rate - they are unable to recognize these responses in terms of the emotions they might be s:   The salient features of the alexithymia construct are now thought to reflect deficits in the cognitive processing and regulation of emotions.

This is supported by studies showing that alexithymia is associated with maladaptive styles of emotion regulation, low emotional intelligence, a bidirectional interhemispheric transfer deficit, and reduced rapid eye movement (REM) density (number of eye.

Asian values that form these pathways is unclear. This study examined the relationship between Confucian values, ethnicity, and alexithymia. A sample of undergraduate students completed the Chinese Value Survey and the Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Asian Canadians scored more highly on alexithymia than non-Asian Canadians.

OF THE TORONTO ALEXITHYMIA SCALE (TAS) - A PRELIMINARY REPORT T.G. SRIRAM1 RVEDI2 P.S. GOPINATH3 D.K. SUBBAKRISHNA4 SUMMARY The present study was aimed at assessing the utility of a scale to measure alexithymia in the Indian cultural set up.

Vernacular version of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS) a newly devised self report alexithymia. Alexithymia is a trait that is found in varying degrees across a panorama of psychiatric disorders.

A recent study of Vietnam veterans with PTSD revealed that over 40% were alexithymic. Other studies identified Alexithymia in 63% of anorexics, 56% of bulimics, and as many as 50% of those struggling with a major depressive disorder.

The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the 20‐item Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS‐20‐C) in a sample of Chinese adolescents.

Method Adolescents (n = ) recruited from three schools in mainland China completed the TAS‐20‐C, the somatization subscale of the Symptom Checklist 90 (SCL. Gordon Quan, also featured in the book, was born in Cumberland on Vancouver Island in Before the Canadian Army permitted non-white recruits, Quan fundraised for relief efforts in China.

The current study provides a cultural examination of alexithymia, a multifaceted personality construct that refers to a general deficit in the ability to identify and describe emotional states. "Age and gender effect on alexithymia in large, Japanese community and clinical samples: a cross-validation study of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS)." BioPsychoSocial Medicine 1 (1): ↑ Lecours, S., G.

Robert, and F. Desruisseaux. "Alexithymia and verbal elaboration of affect in adults suffering from a respiratory disorder.". Alexithymia, Empathy, and Autism. His most recent book is A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools, (2nd edition).

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The first record of Chinese in what is known as Canada today can be dated back to The renegade British Captain John Meares hired a group of roughly 70 Chinese carpenters from Macau and employed them to build a ship, the North West America, at Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, British was then an increasingly important but disputed European outpost on the.

One study 57 was identified that has assessed alexithymia in Huntington’s Disease (HD) as part of a wider study on emotional processing. The study, which compared 13 HD patients with mild motor impairments and 13 controls matched for age and gender, suggested impairment both in recognition and in expression of facial emotions in HD patients.

The Secret of Alexithymia: Why Men Can’t Talk about It. Because of the findings of the Finnish study, the link between aging and alexithymia has been clarified. It is not, as originally hypothesized, aging which renders men incapable of conveying thoughts and emotions. Instead it’s dependent on that particular man’s production of.Each year, Bible Study Fellowship classes focus on a different book or section of the Bible over 30 weekly sessions.

Going chapter by chapter, verse by verse, allows members to better understand the text and gain a more thorough knowledge of, and relationship with, its Author -- Almighty God.Study variables consisted of pain intensity, pain disability, alexithymia (TAS), depression (BDI-II), and treatment interventions.

Statistical analyses were performed to find out differences between baseline and follow-up, as well as between alexithymic and non-alexithymic patients, and to estimate the effect of the treatment provided.