Volume 13, Number 2 (8-2007)                   IJPCP 2007, 13(2): 158-165 | Back to browse issues page


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Esmaeeli M, Ahadi H, Delavar A, Shafei-abadi A. Effects of Emotional Intelligence Factors Training on Enhancing Mental Health. IJPCP. 2007; 13 (2) :158-165
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PhD in Counseling, Assistant Prof. of , E-mail: masesmaeily@yahoo.com
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Objectives: Current study is investigating the effects of teaching emotional intelligence factors on the enhancement of mental health.

Method: In this experimental design, 30 male and female clients within the 20-25 years of age who had presented to the counseling centres were first selected and randomly put into two study and control groups. After pre-testing the two groups by the 133-item Bar-on Emotional Intelligence Test and SCL-90-R, the study group was provided with 12 weekly 2-hours training sessions on the emotional intelligence factors. Post-testing of the two groups was then conducted.

Results: Treated data through co-variance analysis and one-way multivariate analysis of variance showed that training on the emotional intelligence factors was significantly effective in the improvement of mental health (p<0.001) and has reduced symptoms in mental health disorders.

Conclusion: Training on the emotional intelligence factors promotes mental health and the individual will score higher in the personal reports of internal situations and in feeling capable of facing the problems.

 

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Received: 2007/08/25

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