Heartland Forgiveness Scale (HFS)

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Heartland Forgiveness Scale

The Heartland Forgiveness Scale (HFS) developed by Thompson et al (2005)
Duration: 3 minutes
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Thompson, L. Y., Snyder, C. R., Hoffman, L., Michael, S. T., Rasmussen, H. N., Billings, L. S., Heinze, L., Neufeld, J. E., Shorey, H. S., Roberts, J. C, & Roberts, D. E. (2005). Dispositional forgiveness of self, others, and situations. Journal of Personality, 73, 313-359.

Cardak, Mehmet. (2013). The Relationship between Forgiveness and Humility: A Case Study for University Students. Educational Research and Reviews, 8(8), 425-430.

Langman, L., & Chung, M. (2013). The Relationship Between Forgiveness, Spirituality, Traumatic Guilt and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Among People with Addiction. Psychiatric Quarterly, 84(1), 11-26.

Karaırmak, &., & Güloğlu, B. (2014). Forgiveness and PTSD among veterans: The mediating role of anger and negative affect. Psychiatry Research, 219(3), 536-42.

Yalçın, &., & Malkoç, A. (2015). The Relationship Between Meaning in Life and Subjective Well-Being: Forgiveness and Hope as Mediators. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16(4), 915-929.