Study of Factor Validity of Korean Version Self-Compassion

한국판 자기자비 척도의 요인 타당성 연구

  • 구도연 (한국종합심리상담교육센터) ;
  • 정민철 (한국종합심리상담교육센터)
  • Received : 2016.05.27
  • Accepted : 2016.06.27
  • Published : 2016.09.28


Self-Compassion(SCS) Scale is developed by Neff(2003a) and translated by Kim, Lee, Cho, Chae, Lee(2008). But, there is the limitation with validation SCS and Korean version Self-Compassion(K-SCS) performed in college students and the incoherence for the results of the scale's factor analysis in other countries. Therefore, this study examined the validity of factor structure in SCS based on data in 435 adult aged from 18 to 79. For this, we conducted exploratory factor analysis(EFA) and confirmatory factor analysis(CFA), and we examined the each adequacy of two-factor, tree-factor and six-factor model. The result of EFA supported six-factor and the result of CFA was the six factor model best as well.


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