Construct validity of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale.

@article{Bagby1988ConstructVO,
  title={Construct validity of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale.},
  author={Robert Michael Bagby and Graeme J. Taylor and James D. A. Parker},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={1988},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={29-34}
}
Previous reports have documented the development of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS) in addition to evaluating its reliability and validity. The present paper describes two studies designed to further evaluate the construct validity of the TAS. In Study I 117 university students completed the TAS and the three subscales of the Short Imaginal Processes Inventory. In Study II 74 students completed the TAS and measures of ego strength, anger expression, and physical symptoms. In both studies… CONTINUE READING