The Emotional Empathy scale is a 30-item measure of emotional empathy for adolescents as well as adults, with six factors: Empathic Suffering, Positive Sharing, Responsive Crying, Emotional Attention, Feeling for Others, and Emotional Contagion.
A five-point response scale was used, where 1 was “Strongly Disagree” and 5 was “Strongly Agree”.
Caruso, D. R., & Mayer, J. D. (1998). A measure of emotional empathy for adolescents and adults.
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