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Watters, C.A., Taylor, G.J., Ayearst, L., Bagby, R.M.: Measurement invariance of English and French language versions of the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, in press

 

Keefer, K.V., Taylor, G.J., Parker, J.D.A., Bagby, R.M.: Taxometric analysis of the Toronto Structured Interview for Alexithymia: Further evidence that alexithymia is a dimensional construct. Assessment, in press

 

Hiirola, A., Pirkola, S., Karukivi, M., Markkula, N., Bagb,y R.M., Joukamaa, M., Jula, A., Kronholm, E., Saarijärv, S., Salminen, J.K., Suvisaari, J., Taylor, G., Mattila, A.K.: An evaluation of the absolute and relative stability of alexithymia over 11 years in a Finnish general population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 95, 81-87, 2017.

 

Quilty, L., Taylor, G.J., McBride, C., Bagby, R.M.: Relationships among alexithymia, therapeutic alliance, and psychotherapy outcome in major depressive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 254, 75-79, 2017.

 

Watters, C.A., Taylor, G.J., Quilty, L., Bagby, R.M.: An examination of the topology and measurement of the alexithymia construct using network analysis. Journal of Personality Assessment, 98(6), 649-659, 2016.

 

Watters, C.A., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: Illuminating the theoretical components of alexithymia using bifactor modeling and network analysis. Psychological Assessment, 28: 627-638, 2016.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., Parker, J.D.A.: What's in the name 'alexithymia'? A commentary on "Affective agnosia: Expansion of the alexithymia construct and a new opportunity to integrate and extend Freud's legacy." Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 68: 1006-1020, 2016.

 

Keefer, K.V., Taylor, G.J., Parker, J.D.A., Inslegers, R., Bagby, R.M.: Measurement equivalence of the Toronto Structured Interview for Alexithymia across language, gender, and clinical status. Psychiatry Research, 228:760-764, 2015.

 

Grabe, H.J., Rufer, M., Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J., Parker, J.D.A.: Strukturiertes Toronto Alexithymie Interview. Deutschsprachige Adaptation des Toronto Structured Interview for Alexithymia (TSIA). Verlag Hans Huber, Hogrefe AG: Bern, 2014.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., Caretti, V., Schimmenti, A. (Editors). La Valutazione dell' Alessitimia con la TSIA. Rafaello Cortina Editore: Milano, 2014.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., Kushner, S.C., Benoit, D., Atkinson, L.: Alexithymia and adult attachment representations: Associations with the five-factor model of personality and perceived relationship adjustment. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55: 1258-1268, 2014.

Bagby, R.M., Ayearst, L.E., Morariu, R., Watters, C., Taylor, G.J.: The Internet administration version of the 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Psychological Assessment, 26: 16-22, 2014.

 

Morariu, R.A., Ayearst, L.E., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: Development and validation of Romanian adaptation of the 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20-RO). Romanian Journal of Psychiatry, 15: 155-159, 2014.

 

Fernández-Jiménez, E., Pérez-San-Gregoria, A., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., Ayearst, L.E., Izquierdo, G.: Psychometric properties of a revised Spanish 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale adaptation in multiple sclerosis patients. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 13: 226-234, 2013.

 

Inslegers, R., Meganck, R., Ooms, E., Vanheule, S., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., De Fruyt, F., Desmet, M.: The Dutch language version of the Toronto structured Interview for alexithymia; Reliability, factor structure, and concurrent validity. Psychologica Belgica, 53(1):93-116, 2013.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: Psychoanalysis and empirical research: The example of alexithymia. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 61(1): 99-133, 2013.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: Alexithymia and the Five-Factor Model of Personality. In: Personality Disorders and the Five Factor Model of Personality (3rd edition), edited by T.A,. Widiger, and P.T.Costa, Jr. American Psychological Association: Washington, DC, 2013, pp. 193-207.

 

Taylor, G.J., Quilty, L., Bagby, R.M., Starostina, E.G., Bogolyubova, O.N., Smykalo. L.V., Skochilova, R.V., Bobrov, A.E.: Reliability and validity of the Russian version of the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Sotzialnaya i Clinicheskaya Psikhiatriya (Social and Clinical Psychiatry) [Russian], 22: 20-25, 2012.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: The alexithymia personality dimension. In The Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders, edited by T.A. Widiger. Oxford University Press: New York, 2012, pp. 648-673.

 

Watson, C., Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J.: A case for including alexithymia in DSM-5 [Spanish]. In Alexitimia: Cruzando El Puente Entre La Teoría, La Investigación Y La Clínica (Alexithymia: Bridging the Gap between Theory, Research, and Practice), edited by H. A. Lunazzi. Paidos: Buenos Aires, 2012, pp. 75-88.

 

Caretti, V., Porcelli, P., Solano, L., Schimmenti, A., Bagby, R.M, Taylor, G.J.: Reliability and validity of the Toronto Structured Interview for Alexithymia in a mixed clinical and nonclinical sample from Italy. Psychiatry Research, 187: 432-436, 2011.

 

Starostina, E.G., Taylor, G.J., Quilty, L.C., Moshnyaga, E.N., Puzyreva, N.V., Bobrov, A.E., Ivashkina, M.G., Krivchikova, M.N., Shavrikova, E.P., Bagby, R.M.: New 20-item version of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale: Validation of a Russian language translation in a sample of medical patients. Sotzialnaya i Clinicheskaya Psikhiatriya (Social and Clinical Psychiatry) [Russian], 20: 31-38, 2010.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Affects, trauma, and mechanisms of symptom formation: A tribute to John C. Nemiah (1918-2009). Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 79: 339-349, 2010

 

Mattila, A.K., Keefer, K.V., Taylor, G.J., Joukamaa, M., Jula, A., Parker, J.D.A., Bagby, R.M.: Taxometric analysis of alexithymia in a general population sample from Finland. Personality and Individual Differences, 49: 216-221, 2010.

 

Grabe, H.J., Löbel, S, Dittrich, D., Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J., Quilty, L.C., Spitzer, C., Barnow, S., Mathier, F., Jenewein, J., Freyberger, H.J., Ruffer, M.: The German Version of the Toronto Structured Interview for Alexithymia: Factor Structure, Reliability, and Concurrent Validity in a Psychiatric Patient Sample. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 50: 424-430, 2009.

 

Bagby, R.M., Quilty, L.C., Taylor, G.J., Grabe, H.J., Luminet, O., Verissimo, R., De Grootte, I., & Vanheule, S.: Are there subtypes of alexithymia? Personality and Individual Differences, 47: 413-418, 2009.

 

Parker, J.D.A., Keefer, K.V., Taylor, G.J., & Bagby, R.M.: Latent structure of the alexithymia construct: A taxometric investigation. Psychological Assessment, 20: 385-396, 2008.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Frontline: Why publish a special issue on psychoanalysis and psychosomatics? In: Taylor, G.J. (Guest Editor), Special Issue on Psychoanalysis and Psychosomatics. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 36: 1-10, 2008.

 

Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J., Quilty, L.C, & Parker, J.D.A.: Reexamining the factor structure of the 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale: Commentary on Gignac, Palmer, and Stough. Journal of Personality Assessment, 89: 258-264, 2007.

 

Porcelli, P., Lorusso, D., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: The influence of alexithymia on persistent symptoms of dyspepsia after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 37: 173-184, 2007.

 

Zhu, X., Yi, J., Yao, S., Ryder, A., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: Cross-cultural validation of a Chinese translation of the twenty-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 48: 489-496, 2007.

 

Luminet, O., Vermeulen, N., Demaret, C., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: Alexithymia and levels of processing: Evidence for an overall deficit in remembering emotion words. Journal of Research in Personality, 40: 713-733, 2006.

 

Taylor, G.J. and Taylor-Allan, H.L.: Applying emotional intelligence in understanding and treating psychological and physical disorders: What we have learned from alexithymia. In: R. Bar-On, J.G. Maree, and M.J. Elias (Eds), Educating People to be Emotionally Intelligent. Heinemann Educational Publishers: Johannesburg, 2006.

 

Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J., Parker, J.D.A., Dickens, S.: The development of the Toronto Structured Interview for Alexithymia: Item selection, factor structure, reliability and concurrent validity. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 75: 25-39, 2006.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Alexithymia: Twenty-five years of theory and research. In Emotional Expression and Health: Advances in Theory, Assessment and Clinical Applications, edited by I. Nyklicek, L. Temoshok, and A. Vingerhoets. Brunner-Routledge: Andover, UK, 2004.

 

Luminet, O., Rime, B., Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J.: A multimodal investigation of emotional responding in alexithymia. Cognition and Emotion 18: 741-766, 2004.

 

Porcelli, P., Affatati, V., Bellomo A., De Carne, M., Todarello, O., Taylor, G.J.: Alexithymia and psychopathology in patients with psychiatric and functional gastrointestinal disorders. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 73: 84-91, 2004.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: New trends in alexithymia research. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 73: 68-77, 2004.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Somatization and Conversion: Distinct or Overlapping Constructs?
 Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 31: 487-508, 2003.

 

Porcelli, P., Bagby, R.M., Taylor, G.J., De Carne, M., Leandro, G., Todarello, O.: Alexithymia as predictor of treatment outcome in patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders. Psychosomatic Medicine 65: 911-918, 2003.

 

Parker, J.D.A., Taylor, G.J., and Bagby, R.M.: The Twenty-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale--III: Reliability and factorial validity in a community population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 55: 269-275, 2003.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., Parker, J.D.A.: The Twenty-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale--IV: Reliability and factorial validity in different languages and cultures. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 55: 277-283, 2003.

 

Luminet, O., Taylor, G.J., and Bagby, R.M. La mesure de l'alexithymie. In L'alexithymie, edited by M. Corcos and M. Speranza. Dunod: Paris, 2003, pp. 183-203.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Mind-body-environment: George Engel's psychoanalytic approach to psychosomatic medicine. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 36: 449-457, 2002.

 

Luminet, O., Bagby, R.M., and Taylor, G.J.: An evaluation of the absolute and relative stability of alexithymia in patients with major depression. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 70: 254-260, 2001.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Low emotional intelligence and mental health. In Emotional Intelligence in Everyday Life: A Scientific Inquiry, edited by J. Ciarrochi, J. Forgas, and J. Mayer. Psychology Press: Philadelphia, 2001, pp. 67-81.

 

Parker, J.D.A., Taylor, G.J., and Bagby, R.M.: The relationship between emotional intelligence and alexithymia. Personality and Individual Differences 30: 107-115, 2001.

 

Verissimo, R., Taylor, G.J., and Bagby, R.M.: Relationship between alexithymia and locus of control. New Trends in Experimental and Clinical Psychiatry 16: 11-16, 2000.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M.: An overview of the alexithymia construct. In Handbook of Emotional Intelligence, edited by R. Bar-On and J.D.A. Parker. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 2000, pp. 40-67.

 

Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., Luminet, O.: Assessment of alexithymia: Self-report and observer-rated scales. In Handbook of Emotional Intelligence, edited by R. Bar-On and J.D.A. Parker. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 2000, pp. 301-319.

 

Taylor, G.J.: Recent developments in alexithymia theory and research. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 45: 134-142, 2000.

 

Luminet, O., Bagby, R. M., Wagner, H. L., Taylor, G. J., Parker, J. D. A.: The relationship between alexithymia and the five factor model of personality: A facet level analysis. Journal of Personality Assessment, 73: 345-358, 1999.

 

Parker, J.D.A., Keightley, M.L., Smith, C.T., Taylor, G.J.: Interhemispheric transfer deficit in alexithymia: An experimental study. Psychosomatic Medicine 61: 464-468, 1999.

 

Porcelli, P., Taylor, G.J., Bagby, R.M., De Carne, M.: Alexithymia and functional gastrointestinal disorders: A comparison with inflammatory bowel disease. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 68: 263-269, 1999.

 

Taylor, G.J., Parker, J.D.A., Bagby, R.M.: Emotional intelligence and the emotional brain: Points of convergence and implications for psychoanalysis. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis 27: 339-354, 1999.

 

Taylor, GJ: Psychoanalysis and Affective Disorders: A Psychosomatic Perspective. Revista Portuguesa de Psicanalise 17: 9-19, 1998.

 

Parker, JDA, Taylor, GJ, Bagby, RM: Alexithymia: Relationships with Ego Defense and Coping Styles. Comprehensive Psychiatry 39: 91-98, 1998.

 

Verissimo, R, Mota-Cardoso, R, Taylor, GJ: Relationship between Alexithymia, Emotional Control, and Quality of Life in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 67: 75-80, 1998.

 

Beresnevaite, M, Taylor, GJ, Parker, JDA, Andziulis, A: Cross Validation of the Factor Structure of the Lithuanian Translation of the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Acta Medica Lituanica 5: 146-149, 1998.

 

Taylor, GJ, Bagby, RM, Parker, JDA: Disorders of Affect Regulation: Alexithymia in Medical and Psychiatric Illness. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1997.

 

Taylor, GJ, Taylor, HL: Alexithymia. In Psychological Mindedness: A Contemporary Understanding, edited by M. McCallum and W. Piper. Lawrence Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ, 1997.

 

Taylor, GJ, Parker, JDA, Bagby, RM, Bourke, MP: Relationships between alexithymia and psychological characteristics associated with eating disorders. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 41: 561-568, 1996.

 

Todarello, O, Taylor, GJ, Parker, JDA, Fanelli, M: Alexithymia in essential hypertension and psychiatric outpatients: A comparative study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 39: 987-994, 1995.

 

Taylor, GJ: Psychoanalysis and empirical research: The example of patients who lack psychological mindedness. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 23: 263-281, 1995.

 

Taylor, GJ: The alexithymia construct: Conceptualization, validation and relationship with basic dimensions of personality. New Trends in Experimental and Clinical Psychiatry, 10:61-74, 1994.

 

Bagby, RM, Parker, JDA, Taylor, GJ: The Twenty-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale -- I. Item selection and cross-validation of the factor structure. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 38: 33-40, 1994.

 

Bagby, RM, Taylor, GJ, Parker, JDA: The Twenty-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale -- II. Convergent, discriminant and concurrent validity. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 38: 33-40, 1994.

 

Taylor, GJ: Clinical application of a dysregulation model of illness and disease. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 74: 583-595, 1993.

 

Taylor, GJ: Psychosomatics and Self-Regulation. In Interface of Psychoanalysis and Psychology, edited by JW Barron, MN Eagle and DL Wolitzky. American Psychological Association Publications: Washington, DC, 1992, pp. 464-488.

 

Taylor, GJ: Psychosomatic Medicine and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. International Universities Press: Madison, CT., 1987.

 

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