Study of alexytimia in elderly women with ischemic heart disease

Keywords: alexithymia; ischemic heart disease; old age; treatment; emotional sphere.


The article reveals the results of an empirical study of alexithymia in elderly women with coronary heart disease.  It was found that alexithymia is seen as the inability of a person to name the emotions experienced by himself or other people, that is, to translate them into a verbal plan.  The study allows us to state that alexithemia of elderly women with coronary heart disease has pronounced gender-specific features.  The conducted testing allowed to show the respondents that their opinion about the adequate perception of oneself is not always fair and true.


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Oniskovets, B. (2021). Study of alexytimia in elderly women with ischemic heart disease. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 42(6), 13-15. Retrieved from