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Exploring the Relationship of Emotional Intelligence with Mental Health among Early Adolescents
International Journal of Psychological Studies (2010)
  • Siti Aishah Hassan, Ph.D., Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Jafar Shabani, Ph.D., Universiti Putra Malaysia
Abstract
symptom, anxiety, social dysfunction and depression) in Iranian high schools students. The data was made up of 247 high school students of 8 schools (124 Boy and 123 Girl). The research design was a quantitative and tests of alternative hypotheses. This study utilized General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) to measure mental health scales and sub-scales and Emotional Quotient Inventory, Youth Version (EQ-I YV) to assess emotional intelligence. Data analysis included frequencies, percentages, means scores, Pearson’s correlation and, simple regression analysis. The results of this study support the hypothesis that is a significant relationship of emotional intelligence with mental health scales and sub-scales scores. In addition, this study revealed that mental health scales and sub-scales scores influences by emotional intelligence.
Keywords
  • Emotional Intelligence,
  • Mental Health,
  • Iranian,
  • adolescents
Publication Date
December, 2010
Publisher Statement
International Journal of Psychological Studies Vol. 2, No. 2; December 2010
Citation Information
Siti Aishah Hassan and Jafar Shabani. "Exploring the Relationship of Emotional Intelligence with Mental Health among Early Adolescents" International Journal of Psychological Studies Vol. 2 Iss. 2 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/siti_hassan/2/