Escala de Compasión (ECOM) para población mexicana

Alejandro López Tello, Ana Beatriz Moreno Coutiño

Resumen


El constructo compasión utilizado en el presente estudio se definió como el profundo deseo de aliviar el sufrimiento propio y el de los demás. En esta investigación se describe el proceso de construcción y evaluación de las propiedades psicométricas de una escala de compasión para población mexicana. La muestra estuvo compuesta por 385 personas de al menos 16 años de edad de la población general. El análisis de consistencia interna de la escala mostró una alta confiabilidad, y el análisis factorial exploratorio una estructura de tres factores de primer orden y un factor general de segundo orden que explicaron 44.7% de la varianza. El análisis factorial confirmatorio comprobó esta estructura y arrojó buenos índices de ajuste relativo y general para la escala. En conclusión, el instrumento que aquí se presenta es confiable para evaluar la compasión en la población mexicana.

Palabras clave


Compasión; Sufrimiento; Reacción afectiva; Alivio del sufrimiento.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25009/pys.v29i1.2565

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