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| Published: May 15, 2017

The Influence of Spiritual and Emotional Intelligence on Adult Well-Being

Neethu George

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Kishor Adhikari

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.050/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.050

ABSTRACT

The aim of the research was to decide the role of spiritual intelligence and emotional intelligence in the well-being of adults. The population of this study consisted of 90, adults from Christian, Hindu, Muslim religion and urban Kerala were selected as the sample by purposive random sampling method. The tools used for the reearch was Spiritual Intelligence self-Report Inventory (2009), Mangal Emotional Intelligence Inventory(2001), Ryff’s Psychological Well-Being Scales (1989)  and Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale -revision for 2015. For the data analysis correlation, regression and ANOVA were used. SPSS was used for data analysis. The result of this study points out that there is a positive relationship with spiritual intelligence, emotional intelligence and well-being of an adult. A linear regression established that spiritual intelligence and emotional intelligence could statistically significantly predict well- being. The result is pointing out that there is statistically no significant difference in spiritual intelligence between the different religions and socio- economic status, also no significant difference in emotional intelligence and well- being in different socio- economic status but statistically significant difference in emotional intelligence and well- being between the different religions.

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Neethu George @ nrsrose@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.050/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.050

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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