| Published: June 25, 2018
The Effect of Socio-Economic Status and Emotional Intelligence on Mental Health of Adolescents
The aim of the present study is to examine the influence of socio-economic status and emotional intelligence on mental health of adolescents selected from Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Karnataka state. The sample consists of 180 students. The objectives of the study include: (a) To Study the effect of SES on mental of adolescents sample, (b) To Study the effect of emotional intelligence on mental of adolescents sample, (c) To study gender difference in mental health. It was hypothesized that there would be effect of SES and EI on mental health of adolescents and there would be gender difference in mental health. The sample was administered with socio-economic status scale (Bhardwaj.et.all.1984), Mangal Emotional Intelligence inventory (Dr. S.K. Mangal and Mrs. Shubhra Mangal 2009) and mental health inventory (Jagdish and Srivastava 1988). And the data were subjected statistical analysis. The results revealed that socio-economic status and emotional intelligence produces significant gender differences in mental health of adolescents and there is a significant effect of SES and EI on mental health sample.
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2018 © Krishnakar M H, Jabagoudar S, Krishtappa Y H & Chengti S S
Received: March 25, 2018; Revision Received: May 15, 2018; Accepted: June 25, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 5, April-June, 2018