| Published: June 25, 2016
Relationship of Alexithymia with Mindfulness among Adolesecents
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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© 2016 Puri P, Agarwal P
Received: March 25, 2016; Revision Received: May 01, 2016; Accepted: June 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 7, April-June, 2017