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Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) - English

A self-report imeasure of alexithymia using 20 5-point likert items as developed by Bagby et al (1994).

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Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20)

Bagby, Taylor, & Parker. (1994). The twenty-item Toronto Alexithymia scale—II. Convergent, discriminant, and concurrent validity. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 38(1), 33-40.

Cleland, Magura, Foote, Rosenblum, & Kosanke. (2005). Psychometric properties of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) for substance users. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(3), 299-306.

Thorberg, Young, Sullivan, Lyvers, Hurst, Connor, & Feeney. (2010). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) in an alcohol-dependent sample. Psychiatry Research, 178(3), 565-567.

Bagby, R., Ayearst, L., Morariu, R., Watters, C., Taylor, G., & Reynolds, Cecil R. (2014). The Internet Administration Version of the 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Psychological Assessment, 26(1), 16-22.

Westwood, Kerr-Gaffney, Stahl, & Tchanturia. (2017). Alexithymia in eating disorders: Systematic review and meta-analyses of studies using the Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 99, 66-81.