Korean J Psychosom Med.  2011 Jun;19(1):34-40.

Preliminary Study for the Development of the Korean Version of Self-Compassion Scale

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry, Konyang University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. cortex@konyang.ac.kr

Abstract


OBJECTIVES
The purpose of this study is to test the reliability of the Korean version of self-compassion scale (K-SCS).
METHODS
The total of 484 participants were included in this study. Reliability studies were conducted and internal consistency were examined.
RESULTS
The internal consistency of the K-SCS was 0.76, and test-retest reliability was 0.53.
CONCLUSION
The K-SCS appeared to be a reliable instrument for assessing self-compassion in Korean population. If supplements further studies of the validity, this scale may be applicable in clinical trials, research, clinical practice.

Keyword

Self-compassion scale; Self-compassion; Reliability
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