Reliability and validity of the Persian version of the emotional intelligence scale among university students

rahimzadegan, zahra (2009) Reliability and validity of the Persian version of the emotional intelligence scale among university students. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 11 (43). pp. 205-212.

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Abstract

The main aim of this research was estimation of the reliability and validity of the Persian version of the emotional intelligence scale (Schettâ��s emotional intelligence self report test) in students of Azadshahr branch of Islamic Azad University. Materials and Methods: In a descriptive cross sectional study, 306 students of Azadshahr branch of Islamic Azad University (183 women and 123 men) who were selected using randomized stratified method, completed the emotional intelligence scale (Schettâ��s emotional intelligence self report test), the life satisfaction scale, the depression anxiety stress scales and the trait meta-mood scale. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistic methods and correlation coefficient. Results: The test-retest reliability and Cronbachâ��s α was 0.77 and 0.85 respectively, and were also significant (P<0.001). The correlation coefficient of emotional intelligence scale with â��The Satisfaction With Life Scaleâ�� (SWALS), â��Depression Anxiety Stress Scalesâ�� (DASS) and â��Trait Metaâ��Mood Scaleâ�� (TMMS) were also found to be 0.48, -0.46 and 0.49 respectively which were also significant (P<0.001). Conclusion: The emotional intelligence scale is valid and reliable among university student population.  Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 19:47
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 19:47
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5897

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