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A Comparative Study on Cognitive Style, Subjective Well-being, Spirituality&emotional Intelligence in Institutionalised & Non-institutionalized Elderly


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This comparative study examines the cognitive style, subjective well being spirituality and Emotional Intelligence among Institutionalised and Non-institutionalised elderly, and assesses whether there is any difference between Institutionalised and non-institutionalised widows with respect to the above mentioned variables. It also assesses whether there is any difference between Institutionalised and Non-Institutionalised widowers with respect to the aforesaid variables. Data were taken for Institutionalised elderly from 26 widows and 8 widowers, data were taken for Non-Institutions elderly from 30 widows and 9 widowers. Cognitive style test, Subjective Well-being Inventory (SUBI), Cognitive Behaviour Spirituality Scale (CBSS) and Wong and Low Emotional Intelligence Scale (WLEIS) were administered on these samples and comparison was drawn among these groups. Statistics in the form of Mean, Standard Deviation and unequal independent "t" test were conducted.

Keywords

Psychology, Forgiveness
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Authors

Abanti Bhattacharya
Department of psychology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Tilottama Mukherjee
Department of psychology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Abstract


This comparative study examines the cognitive style, subjective well being spirituality and Emotional Intelligence among Institutionalised and Non-institutionalised elderly, and assesses whether there is any difference between Institutionalised and non-institutionalised widows with respect to the above mentioned variables. It also assesses whether there is any difference between Institutionalised and Non-Institutionalised widowers with respect to the aforesaid variables. Data were taken for Institutionalised elderly from 26 widows and 8 widowers, data were taken for Non-Institutions elderly from 30 widows and 9 widowers. Cognitive style test, Subjective Well-being Inventory (SUBI), Cognitive Behaviour Spirituality Scale (CBSS) and Wong and Low Emotional Intelligence Scale (WLEIS) were administered on these samples and comparison was drawn among these groups. Statistics in the form of Mean, Standard Deviation and unequal independent "t" test were conducted.

Keywords


Psychology, Forgiveness



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2010%2Fv1i1-2%2F49777