The purpose of this study was to construct and evaluate the factor structure and psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Self-Compassion Scale (SCS;Neff, 2003a). Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) with a selected sample of 384 junior high school students revealed a 4-factor structure in the revised 25-item scale. A total of 701 gifted students in the junior high school enrolled into the validation study. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) supported the same four-factor structure and acceptable comp…
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