The relationship between dimensions of alexithymia and dissociation.

  title={The relationship between dimensions of alexithymia and dissociation.},
  author={Hans J{\"o}rgen Grabe and S Rainermann and Carsten Spitzer and Michael G{\"a}nsicke and Harald J{\"u}rgen Freyberger},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  volume={69 3},
BACKGROUND The study investigated the following hypotheses: (1) Alexithymia is significantly associated with dissociation. (2) Pathological versus nonpathological dissociation is associated with alexithymic traits. METHODS Psychiatric in- and outpatients (n = 173) and nonclinical subjects (n = 38) were investigated with the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20), the FDS (German version of Dissociation Experience Scale) and the Symptom Check List (SCL-90-R; GSI). Correlation analyses followed by… CONTINUE READING
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