Self-compassion of street children based on Gender, age, and education
- https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.78How to use a DOI?
- Self-compassion, gender, age, education, street children
This research aimed to describethe self-compassion of street children in Medan City regarding demographic data,namely gender, age, and education. Subjects involved in this study were 300 street children, aged 12-18 years and attended both formal and non-formal education. The sample of this study was selected by using incidental sampling technique. The data was collected through the spreading of self-compassion questionnaires. The self-compassion scale was developed based on self-compassion theory by Kristin Neff, composed of three components: self-kindness vs. self-judgment, common humanity vs. isolation, and mindfulness vs. over-identification. The data were processed by using One Way ANOVA statistical analysis. The results showed that self-compassion of street children differ significantly regarding education, where subjects with non-formal education have the highest self-compassion compared to subjects with elementary, junior high, and high school / vocational education. Whereas regarding gender and age, the results showed that self-compassion of street children does not differ significantly.
- © 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Liza Marini AU - Rahma Yurliani AU - Indri Kemala Nasution PY - 2017/12 DA - 2017/12 TI - Self-compassion of street children based on Gender, age, and education BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 517 EP - 520 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.78 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.78 ID - Marini2017/12 ER -