Sociodemographic correlates of alexithymia.

  title={Sociodemographic correlates of alexithymia.},
  author={Richard D. Lane and Lee B Sechrest and Robert Riedel},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  volume={39 6},
The association between alexithymia and sociodemographic variables is not well understood. Previous studies using the current 20-item and previous 26-item versions of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS) have shown inconsistent associations with age, sex, socioeconomic status, and years of education. We tested 380 subjects from the community stratified equally across sex, five age groups, and three socioeconomic classes. In addition to the TAS-20, we also administered the Levels of Emotional… CONTINUE READING

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