Investigation on the Effect of Emotional Intelligence Training on Self-Esteem Scales of Adolescents Under the Supervision of Behzisti Organization
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 125-134
Received: Aug. 29, 2017; Accepted: Nov. 7, 2017; Published: Jan. 20, 2018
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Atefeh Hooshan, Department of Psychology, University of Payame Noor, Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
Abolfazl Karami, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Alameh Tabatabaei, Tehran, Iran
Farhad Shaghaghi, Department of Psychology, University of Payeme Noor, Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
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To study the effect of emotional intelligence on self-esteem in adolescents under supervision of Behzisti organization 50 girls living in boarding centers in Tehran were chosen. A total of 25 patients in experimental group and 25 patients were assigned randomly to a control group. Ellis Poop questionnaire was conducted on them. This time round, the questionnaire pre-test, post-test and again after training the emotional intelligence to test group was completed by both groups. A third time to determine the lasting effect three months after the further education and training by experimental group were studied. The results show that emotional intelligence education to increase general self-esteem, physical, family, social and decrease the polygraph scores, but changes in educational self-esteem of adolescents under the supervision was not occurred. In the study, lasting effects of emotional intelligence training on self-esteem in Behzisti's adolescents was evident significantly. In total, according to the results it can be stated that teaching emotional intelligence to them can increase their self-esteem in majority of its scales.
Emotional Intelligence, Self-Esteem, Adolescents, Behzisti Organization, Social Self-Esteem
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Atefeh Hooshan, Abolfazl Karami, Farhad Shaghaghi, Investigation on the Effect of Emotional Intelligence Training on Self-Esteem Scales of Adolescents Under the Supervision of Behzisti Organization, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 6, 2017, pp. 125-134. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20170606.12
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