Compassion Scale for Youth

Original Version

Pommier, E., Neff, K. D. & Tóth-Király I., 2019

Portuguese Version

Matos et al., 2020

General Description

The CS is a self-report instrument designed to measure compassion for others. This scale has 16 items rated on a 5-point Likert scale (1-5). The scale includes four factors: Kindness, Common Humanity, Mindfulness, Indifference.

Designed and applied to adolescents.

  • Pommier, E., Neff, K. D. & Tóth-Király I. (2019). The development and validation of the Compassion Scale. Assessment, 21-39.