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EXAMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WITH DEPRESSION AMONG IRANIAN BOY STUDENTS

Motalebi, Seyedeh Ameneh (2013) EXAMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WITH DEPRESSION AMONG IRANIAN BOY STUDENTS. EXAMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WITH DEPRESSION AMONG IRANIAN BOY STUDENTS.

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Abstract

The present study sought to examine the association between emotional intelligence and depression in boy students in, Tehran, Iran. The sample size was 188 boy students at the age of 16 to 19 years old were chosen for this study. The Assessing Emotions Scale (AES), and Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) were filled out by students. The Pearson correlation coefficient and multivariate regression analysis were utilized. The findings showed that a negative association existed between high ability of emotional intelligence with depression and a positive association existed between low ability of emotional intelligence with depres-sion. These results revealed that emotional intelligence was a valuable predictor of depression in adolescents.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2016 08:54
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 08:54
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5412

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