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| Published: June 25, 2016

Relationship of Alexithymia with Mindfulness among Adolesecents

Prerna Puri

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Priyanka Agarwal

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.014/20160476

DOI: 10.25215/0476.014

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Alexithymia is a trait that makes it hard to find words for thoughts and feelings. It is experienced by both children and adults. Alexithymia is a personality construct characterized by the sub-clinical inability to identify and describe emotions in the self. Whether people are trying to regulate negative emotions or experience more positive emotions, having insight and understanding of the nature, source, and maintenance of emotions is important. The main objective was to study the Relationship of alexthymia with mindfulness among adolesecents girls and boys. The sample consisted of 60 Adolescents (30 boys, 30 girls). Tests used were The Mindfulness Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) of Brown & Ryan, 2003 and Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) Of Bagby, Parker & Taylor (1994).

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.014/20160476

10.25215/0476.014

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 7, April-June, 2017