Scale name: Six-Factor Self-Concept Scale (SFSCS)
The SFSCS is a 36-item self-report measure of self-concept, which organizes responses into six dimensions.
Items = 36
The SFSCS is a 7-point rating scale. The labels for the points are as follows: never or almost never true of me ( 1 ), usually not true of me (2), sometimes but infrequently true of me (3), occasionally true of me (4), often true of me (5), usually true of me (6), and always or almost always true of me (7).
Subscales = 6
L = Likeability
T = Task Accomplishment
P = Power
V = Vulnerability
G = Gifted
M = Moral
1 Fun to be with.
Six week, test-retest values ranged from .68 to .85 and .97 for composite scores.
Coefficient alpha values ranged from .76 to .86 for college adults and .64 to .83 for noncollege adults (see the 1994 article for details).
The six factors were identified using Exploratory Factor Analysis followed by Confirmatory Factor Analysis.
See the PsycTEST reference below for the items and scoring.
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Stake, Jayne E. (1994). Development and validation of the Six-Factor Self-Concept Scale for adults. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 54(1), 56-72. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0013164494054001006
Stake, J. E. (1994). Six-Factor Self-Concept Scale [Database record]. Retrieved from PsycTESTS. doi:https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t07156-000
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