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| Published: December 25, 2015

Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Well-Being as Predictors of Physical Health among Adults

Maharishi R ,

Cognitive Lab, Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Languages, VIT University, Chennai Campus, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Maya Rathnasabapathy ,

Cognitive Lab, Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Languages, VIT University, Chennai Campus, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma ,

Associate Professor & HOD, Department of Clinical Psychology, Amity University Gwalior, M.P, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Mr. Vikas Sharma ,

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Amity University, Gwalior, M.P, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Masaud Ansari

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.154/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.154

ABSTRACT

An attempt was made to study the influence of emotional intelligence and spiritual well being on physical health among adults. Sample of the study consisted of 250 male participants only. The sample was selected through incidental sampling technique, from Aligarh district. Emotional Intelligence scale Developed and standardized by Singh (2004), Spiritual well being scale developed by Paloutzian and Ellison (1982) and Physical Health scale developed by Mohammadyfar, et al. (2009) were used for the data collection. The data were analyzed, and Pearson’s correlation was applied to study the relationship between different dimensions of emotional intelligence and physical health as well as relationship between spiritual well being’s dimensions and physical health. Further, Multiple regression (stepwise) was administered to examine the impact of emotional intelligence and spiritual well being on physical health. The findings were showed that the all dimensions of emotional intelligence i.e. Self-Awareness, Self-regulation, Motivation, Social Awareness and Social Skills are positively and significantly correlated with physical health. The findings also reveal that different dimensions of spiritual well being i.e. existential well being and religious well being are positively and significantly correlated with physical health. Finally, it was found that emotional intelligence and spiritual well being had there major impact on physical health among adults.
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Masaud Ansari @ masaudazhar@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.154/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.154

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015

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