Conscious and Unconscious Emotions in Alexithymics and Repressors

Tsvetelina Slavchova Hadzhieva

Abstract


In this article, the nature, evolution and characteristics of conscious and unconscious emotions which determine the internal regulation of behavior are traced. Definitions of the nature of emotions and feelings of other authors are presented, and studies which reflect the cognitive relationship of emotional processes are cited. A classification of two different personality types has been considered (alexithymic and repressor), who differently express their emotions, because of their cognitive peculiarities. The main idea of the article is based on tracing the specifics of emotional expression and intensity.

Keywords


emotions; conscious; unconscious; feelings; alexithymic; repressor

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