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Emotional Intelligence and Health:An Empirical Study


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1 Department of Psychology, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2 Department of Psychology and Dean of Academic Welfare, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India
     

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Emotional intelligence is very important and useful in everyday life. It has been considered that emotional intelligence is a leading factor contributes to good health. With this purpose an empirical study has been conducted on 100 young adults including 50% male and female. Participants were administered tools of General Health Questionnaire 12 and Multidimensional Measure of Emotional Intelligence (MMEI). It has been hypothesized that there would be significant relationship between emotional intelligence and health. Pearson product moment correlation was computed as methods of analysis. Results revealed that there is a significant inverse correlation between emotional intelligence and health.

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Emotional Intelligence, Health, Young Adult.
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Ritu
Department of Psychology, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Sunita Malhotra
Department of Psychology and Dean of Academic Welfare, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Abstract


Emotional intelligence is very important and useful in everyday life. It has been considered that emotional intelligence is a leading factor contributes to good health. With this purpose an empirical study has been conducted on 100 young adults including 50% male and female. Participants were administered tools of General Health Questionnaire 12 and Multidimensional Measure of Emotional Intelligence (MMEI). It has been hypothesized that there would be significant relationship between emotional intelligence and health. Pearson product moment correlation was computed as methods of analysis. Results revealed that there is a significant inverse correlation between emotional intelligence and health.

Keywords


Emotional Intelligence, Health, Young Adult.