Construct validity of a self-report measure of alexithymia in a psychiatric inpatient sample.

@article{Bornstein1993ConstructVO,
  title={Construct validity of a self-report measure of alexithymia in a psychiatric inpatient sample.},
  author={Robert F Bornstein and Richard M O'Neill},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1993},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={841-6}
}
This study examined the construct validity of a widely used self-report measure of alexithymia in a mixed-sex sample of 101 psychiatric inpatients (62 women and 39 men). Contrary to expectations, scores on Shipko and Noviello's (1984) alexithymia scale (SNALEX) were: (1) correlated positively with a Rorschach index of verbal productivity; (2) unrelated to a… CONTINUE READING