Deciphering Emotional Dysregulation and Alexithymia

Presented by:
Amanda K Janner, PsyD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida College of Medicine

Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Amanda Janner has disclosed that s/he has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships to disclose.

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: 2/25/22
Expiration Date:  2/24/25

Target Audience: All physicians

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe emotional dysregulation, alexithymia, and related concepts
  2. Discuss theoretical underpinnings and diagnostic significance
  3. Analyze cognitive and emotional processes involved
  4. Critique current assessment and treatment strategies

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of __1_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resource(s) for further study:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tR-O12A78hw&t=18s
  2. Uusberg et al (2019)
  3. Linehan (1993)
  4. Sifneos (1973)
  5. Preece et al (2017)
  6. Gross (2014)
  7. https://embrace-autism.com/toronto-alexithymia-scale/#test

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nancy Boyd AT (352) 594-4298 or at nancy.boyd@ufl.edu