Study of Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Educational Adjustment in Pre-University Girl Students of Tehran in 2008

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syedeh Maryam mousavi 1 , * , Marzieh Raeesi 2 , Aliasghar Asgharnejade-Farid 3

1 MSc of Psychological Nursing, Rasht Azad Islamic University, Rasht, Iran.

2 MSc of Midwifery, Qom University of medical sciences, Qom, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Tehran Psychiatric Institute, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

How to Cite: mousavi S M, Raeesi M, Asgharnejade-Farid A. Study of Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Educational Adjustment in Pre-University Girl Students of Tehran in 2008, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(2):e93597.

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Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (2); e93597
Published Online: January 29, 2012
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: June 15, 2011
Accepted: July 06, 2011
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Abstract

Background: Regarding to the importance of emotional intelligence in adjusting behaviors, this study was carried out to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and educational adjustment in pre-university girl students of Tehran in2008.

Materials and Method: In this descriptive study, 300 pre-university girl students of Tehran city were selected via multi-stage stratified random sampling. The instruments for gathering data were Bar-on emotional intelligence questionnaire and adjustment inventory for high school students. Data were analyzed by means of chi-square test and Pearson correlation coefficient.

Results: The results of the study showed that there was significant correlation between emotional intelligence and educational adjustment (p<0.01).

Conclusion: Regarding meaningful association between emotional intelligence and educational adjustment, training on the emotional intelligence factors, in order to effective adjustment is mandatory for students. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(2): 91-95]

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