EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN ADOLESCENTS: A GENDER BASED COMPARISON

  • sadaf Hafeez Chohan institute of clinical psychology,university of Karachi

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this study was to explore the difference in the level of emotional intelligence between school going boys and girls, Karachi, Pakistan.

STUDY DESIGN

Cross sectional research design.

PLACE AND DURATION OF THE STUDY

Data were collected from private schools of Karachi ,Pakistan, from January 2019 to February 2019.

SUBJECTS AND METHODS

The sample of this study was comprised of 600 school students from Karachi, Pakistan. Research questionnaires; Emotional Intelligence, Questionnaire for Adolescents (TEIQue-ASF) were used to collect the data.

RESULTS

The findings indicates there is difference in the mean of emotional intelligence of girls 141.95 (SD= 19.67) and the Mean score of boys was 139.64(SD= 17.56). The scores depict that there is no statistically significant difference between girls and boys emotional intelligence in Pakistan as the p-Value 0.130 is higher than the significance level of 0.05.

CONCLUSION

It is concluded that there is no significant gender differences found in the level of emotional intelligence.

KEY WORDS

Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents.

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Published
2020-04-26
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Chohan sadaf H. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN ADOLESCENTS: A GENDER BASED COMPARISON. J Pak Psychiatr Soc [Internet]. 2020Apr.26 [cited 2024May22];17(01). Available from: https://jpps.pk/index.php/journal/article/view/32