Construction and factorial validation of a short form of the Self-Compassion Scale.

@article{Raes2011ConstructionAF,
  title={Construction and factorial validation of a short form of the Self-Compassion Scale.},
  author={Filip Raes and Elizabeth Pommier and Kristin D Neff and Dinska Van Gucht},
  journal={Clinical psychology & psychotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={250-5}
}
The objective of the present study was to construct and validate a short-form version of the Self-Compassion Scale (SCS). Two Dutch samples were used to construct and cross-validate the factorial structure of a 12-item Self-Compassion Scale-Short Form (SCS-SF). The SCS-SF was then validated in a third, English sample. The SCS-SF demonstrated adequate internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha ≥ 0.86 in all samples) and a near-perfect correlation with the long form SCS (r ≥ 0.97 all samples… CONTINUE READING
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