Attachment styles to predict alexithymia in people 40-20 years old

Maasoumeh Zaki Pour, Azita Amirfakhraei

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The aim of study examines the relationship between attachment styles and alexithymia in 40 -20 years old. This study is a descriptive - correlation. Data collection was stratified random sampling method. The population is 40-20 years old, which is based on the geographical area is divided into five regions and five questionnaires were collected. The information gathered according to the model proposed in hypotheses, using appropriate statistical tests was analyzed.  The results showed that secure and avoidant attachment negative and significant relationship with alexithymia and avoidant attachment style is a significant positive correlation with alexithymia.

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