September 30, 2017
Self Esteem and General Well Being in Adolescents with Low vs High Emotional Competence
An essential component of youths’ successful development is learning to appropriately respond to emotions, including the ability to recognize, identify and describe one’s feelings. Emotional competence refers to one\'s ability to express or release one\'s inner feelings or emotions. Self-esteem reflects a person\'s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. General well being refers to the harmonious functioning of the physical as well as psychological aspects of the personality, giving satisfaction to the self and benefit to the society. The present study focuses on the self esteem and general well being in adolescents with low vs high emotional competence. For this purpose, first of all emotional competence scale was administered on 260 adolescents within the age range of 15-18 years, to identify the low emotionally competent and high emotionally competent adolescents. After the sample selection of 152 subjects (76 low emotionally competent and 76 high emotionally competent) Rosenberg’s Self-esteem scale and General well being scale were administered. Results indicate that high emotionally competent adolescents have high self-esteem and better general well being than low emotionally competent adolescents.
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© 2017 Kohli S, Malik A, & Rani V
How to cite this article:
Kohli S, Malik A, & Rani V (2017). Self Esteem and General Well Being in Adolescents with Low vs High Emotional Competence. International Journal of Indian Psychology, Vol. 4, (4), DIP:18.01.146/20170404, DOI:10.25215/0404.146
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