| Published: August 03, 2021
Psychological Distress and Emotional Intelligence among College Students
Psychological distress is a condition of mental pain associated with stressors and demands that in everyday life are difficult to deal with. The main objective of this study was to study the relationship between Psychological Distress and Emotional Intelligence. 2 questionnaires were used to create a google form which was circulated between group of young adults aged between 20 and 24 year (N=26 male and N= 48 females) . Quantitative approach was used along with Descriptive research design was adopted and the sampling technique was purposive. Data collection was done using primary sources by means of 2 questionnaires: (K10) Kessler Psychological Distress Scale and Emotional Intelligence Self-Assessment Tool. The consent forms to participate along with both the Questionnaire was computed on a google form which was circulated throughout. Pearson Correlation was incorporated to reach the findings. According to Pearson Correlation the results there was significant positive correlation between two components of Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Distress i.e., Relationship Management and Self-Awareness. Whereas there was no significant relationship between two components of Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Distress i.e., Social Awareness and Self-Management.
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© 2021, Jha E & Lokesh L
Received: May 17, 2021; Revision Received: July 21, 2021; Accepted: August 03, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021