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| Published: December 25, 2016

Emotional Intelligence in Patients with High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease

Kantariya Ashok S ,

M.Phil. Student, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Desai Minakshi D

Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.143/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.143

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the differences on emotional intelligence among patients with high blood pressure and heart disease and normal people. The random sampling method was used in this study. The total sample consisted of 120 subjects out of which 60 were patients with high blood pressure and heart disease and 60 were normal people. Patients were from the various hospitals of Bhavnagar District. Emotional Intelligence Scale developed by Schutte used to measure the emotional intelligence. The data were analyzed using t-test. The result showed that there is significant difference on emotional intelligence among patients and normal people. Normal people scored higher on emotional intelligence than the patients with high blood pressure and heart disease.
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Kantariya Ashok S @ ashokkantariya1991@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.143/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.143

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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