Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2016

Effectiveness of Psycho-Spiritual Interventions on Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Resilience of Juvenile Delinquents

Seena. N. S

Consultant Psychologist & Doctoral Research Scholar, Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Vidhya Ravindranadan

Assistant Professor, Research and P.G. Dept. of Psychology, Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.027/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.027


The present study attempts to find out the efficacy of Psycho-spiritual interventions on emotional intelligence and psychological resilience among juvenile delinquents. Samples comprised of 5 delinquent boys who are remanded for commission of offenses of age 16-18 years, drawn through purposive sampling. Pre-test post-test experimental design is adopted. Psychological assessments are done using appropriate inventories for each variable. Interventions include Yoga, Super brain yoga, Meditations, CBT, cognitive re-structuring with mindfulness as the highlight and group counseling for 21 days over a period of 1 month. Paired sample t test was used to compare the pre test and post test scores.  The outcome of the study substantiates the efficacy of the interventions for the enhancement of study variables among Juvenile delinquents.

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