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| Published: September 30, 2021

Emotional Intelligence and Perceived Stress among Working and Non- working Young Adults

Merlyn Sarah Andrews

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Deepthi Vijayan

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.189.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.189

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The aim of study was to find the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and perceived stress (PS) among working and non- working young adults. The study consisted a sample of 170 young adults, (85 working young adults and 85 non-working young adults). The tool which was used to assess emotional intelligence (EI) was Emotional Intelligence Self-Assessment Tool (Emily A Sterrett,2000) and for perceived stress (PS), Perceived Stress Scale (Sheldon C, Tom K and Robin Mermelstein,1983). The results indicated that there is no significant relationship between emotional intelligence and perceived stress. The findings of the study also showed that emotional intelligence high for working young adults and perceived stress is high for non-working young adults.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.189.20210903

10.25215/0903.189

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021