Context: Adolescence is a period of heightened emotionality. Boys are found to be more aware of their weakness than girls. Methods: Prior to the collection of data, permission was obtained from the concerned authority in selected schools at Erode. The research design used for the present study was true experimental design. Simple random sampling technique was used to recruit the study subjects. Study subjects was assigned randomly to either experimental group (n=75) or control group (n=75). Pretest was conducted by using demographic variables and Schutte Self-Report Emotional Intelligence Test. Experimental group received psychological intervention for 30-45 minutes, twice a week for the period of 1 month. Psychological intervention comprises of VI sessions viz Introduction, SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) analysis, Recognize emotions, Controlling mood and self-expression, Positive interpersonal relationships, Adaptability and decision Making and Feedback sessions. Control group received standard methods of care. Posttest was conducted at the end of 1st month, by using the same assessment techniques in experimental and control group. Results: Wilcoxon signed rank test and Mann-Whitney U test showed statistical significance in augmenting emotional intelligence in experimental group comparatively to the control group among adolescents.
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Sampoornam. W. Efficacy of Psychological Intervention on Emotional Intelligence among Adolescents in Selected Schools at Erode, India. A and V Pub Journal of Nursing and Medical Research. 2023; 2(1):1-3. doi: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.01
Sampoornam. W. Efficacy of Psychological Intervention on Emotional Intelligence among Adolescents in Selected Schools at Erode, India. A and V Pub Journal of Nursing and Medical Research. 2023; 2(1):1-3. doi: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.01 Available on: https://jnmronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-2-1-1
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