Alexithymia, meaning, and well-being : how emotional processes relate to meaning in life and calling in career
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Emotional factors such as positive affect and empathy have been proposed as key factors influencing the constructs of meaning in life and calling in career. Alexithymia, or difficulty identifying and describing one's emotional experience, represents an emotional factor that has not been examined in relationship to either meaning in life or calling. This study used self-report measures to examine relationships between meaning in life, alexithymia, and psychological well- being along with relationships between calling, alexithymia, and career development well-being. Results revealed a significant, ...