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| Published: June 25, 2016

Emotional Intelligence, Anger and Coping Strategy among Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Anganabha Baruah

Counsellor, Observation Home For Boys-II, Delhi, Bamunimaidam, Ananda Nagar, House No-15, Guwahati, Assam Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.046/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.046

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The aim of the study was to study the emotional intelligence, anger and coping strategy among chronic kidney (CKD) disease patients. A sample of 60 (30 male, 30 female) selected from various hospitals of Pune city. The tools used for the study were Emotional intelligence scale (Thingujam and Ram, 2000), STAXI-II (Speilberger, 1999) and Ways of coping questionnaire (Lazarus and Folkman, 1988). After the data collection statistical analysis was done by Pearson product-moment correlation and‘t test’. The result found that there is a negative correlation between emotional intelligence and trait anger. It also found a positive correlation between problem focused coping and emotional intelligence. This study also suggested that female patients are higher on emotional intelligence and problem focused coping strategy than male patients. The findings of the study could provide a better understanding of chronic kidney patients’ mental state and their well-being.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.046/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.046

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016

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