Psychometric Test:

Test Name: Toronto Alexithymia Scale
Acronym: TAS-20
Publisher: ACBS
Web Site:
Author: Taylor G.J.
Year: 1985
Purpose: 20-item instrument that is one of the most commonly used measures of alexithymia. Alexithymia refers to people who have trouble identifying and describing emotions and who tend to minimise emotional experience and focus attention externally.
Contents: Answer sheet.
Age range: Not specific.
Administration time: Varies
Qualifications: Self-report scale
Available: True
Order: Test Request Form