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PS28P-07-288

Developing Adolescent Gratitude Scale Based on the Trait Gratitude--Preliminary Validating Gratitude Three-dimensional Structure Theory via Self-report Scale

[Speaker] Hui, Qiu-ping:1
[Co-author] He, An-ming:1
1:university (China (People's Republic of China))

Based on the concept and construct of gratitude under the background of Chinese culture proposed in this paper, the Adolescent Gratitude Scale based on the trait gratitude was developed. Exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, reliability analysis and validity analysis were conducted on the results of adolescent questionnaire survey. The results showed that trait gratitude was a six factors structure comprised of perception and experience for social grace, expression and return for natural grace, perception and experience for natural grace, expression and return for other grace, expression and return for social grace, perception and experience for other grace, and the Adolescent Gratitude Scale had good reliability and validity and could be used as measuring tool in education diagnosis and further studies.
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