"The Silent Struggle: Addressing Alexithymia in the Aging Population"

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Aastha Dhingra, Waheeda Khan


Mrs. Sharma, a 70-year-old widow, has been living alone for the past 10 years. Her children are settled in different parts of the world and visit her occasionally. Despite being in good physical health, Mrs. Sharma feels lonely and disconnected from the world. She finds it difficult to express her emotions and often feels numb or blank. When her children visit, she struggles to articulate how she feels, leaving them confused and frustrated.

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