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Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Well-Being
Nursing Faculty Publications
  • Audrey M. Beauvais, Fairfield University
  • Julie G. Stewart, Sacred Heart University
  • Susan M. DeNisco, Sacred Heart University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2014
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Abstract

Understanding factors that influence spiritual well-being may improve nurses’ spiritual caregiving. This study examined relationships between emotional intelligence (EI) and spiritual well-being (SWB) in undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Using the Mayer–Salovey–Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) and the Spiritual Well-Being Scale (SWBS), relationships were found between managing emotion and spiritual well-being, and managing emotion and existential well-being. Implications for education and practice are discussed.

DOI
10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000074
Citation Information
Beauvais, Audrey, Julie G. Stewart, and Susan M. DeNisco. "Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Well-Being." Journal of Christian Nursing 31.3 (2014): 166-171.