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Alexithymia as related to sex, age, and educational level: results of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale in 417 normal subjects.
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PMID:  1555409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS) was administered to 417 normal subjects. Total TAS scores and scores of the four TAS factors were correlated with sex, age, and educational level. Age ranged from 21 to 64 years. The sample was subdivided into three groups according to age. TAS scores, both total and on single subfactors, were significantly greater in the higher age groups with respect to lower age groups. Subjects with a lower educational level scored higher on factors 1, 2, and 4 and had higher TAS total scores with respect to subjects with a higher educational level. As for sex, no significant differences in total TAS scores were obtained, but women scored higher at factor 1. Factor analysis of the TAS, performed on both the whole sample and the subgroups according to sex and age, confirmed the fair internal stability of the TAS.
A Pasini; R Delle Chiaie; S Seripa; N Ciani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Comprehensive psychiatry     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0010-440X     ISO Abbreviation:  Compr Psychiatry     Publication Date:    1992 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-04     Completed Date:  1992-05-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372612     Medline TA:  Compr Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Psychiatric Clinic, II University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Affective Symptoms / diagnosis*,  psychology
Concept Formation
Middle Aged
Personality Inventory / statistics & numerical data*
Reference Values
Verbal Behavior

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