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| Published: June 25, 2020

A study on relationship between emotional intelligence and loneliness among young adults during lockdown period

Minnu Thomas

Post graduate student, M.Sc Clinical Psychology, Christ College Autonomous Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ahana Lawrance

Post graduate student, M.Sc Clinical Psychology, Christ College Autonomous Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Teenu Thomas

Assistant professor, Christ College Autonomous Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.087/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.087

ABSTRACT

This study examined the relationship between emotional intelligence and loneliness among young adults during lockdown period. This was a quantitative study in which “emotional intelligence scale and UCLA loneliness scale” was administered to 60 participants; includes 30 males and 30 females. Convenient sampling technique was used to draw samples from the population. We predicted that there will be a relationship between emotional intelligence and loneliness among young adults during lockdown period and also there will be a significant gender difference in emotional intelligence and loneliness among young adults during lockdown period. Karl Pearson correlation and independent sample ‘t’ test were used for the analysis of the data. The result showed that there was a negative moderate relationship between emotional intelligence and loneliness and also there was no significant gender difference in emotional intelligence and loneliness among young adults.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.087/20200802

10.25215/0802.087

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020