Predicting of borderline personality according to components of emotional intelligence

Pirkhaefi, Alireza and Mohammadzadeh, Ali and Najafi, Mahmoud and Jangju, Mina (2014) Predicting of borderline personality according to components of emotional intelligence. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 17 (1). pp. 7-12.

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Introduction: Past studies revealed that emotion is dysregulation in borderline personality. The Aim in This study was explored the relationship between borderline traits and emotional intelligence components, according to what discussed Bar-On's theory.  Materials and Methods: The current study was conducted in cross sectional descriptive research context. A group of 274 normal participants from Tabriz and Sarab Payam-e-Noor universities students in the academic year 2010-11 using stratified random sampling method took part in this research, and answered to borderline personality and Bar-on�s emotional intelligence questionnaires. Data analyzed with using of the stepwise multivariate regression analysis method by SPSS-16 software. Results: Emotional intelligence was suitable predictor towards borderline traits and can change the values of attributes that define the borderline traits (r2=0.13, P<0.001), especially four of fifteen components of emotional intelligence (self actualization, Impulse control, Problem solving and Independency) are more contribution in predicting borderline traits (F=32.58, P<0.001). Conclusion: Borderline traits and emotional intelligence are inversely related together, and this relationship can be explained in line of emotional disturbances of borderline personality.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 19:56
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 19:56

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