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A study on relationship between emotional intelligance with stress coping strategies among paramedical students of Hamedan university of medical science in 1396
Shima Bahrami Jalal1, Mahnaz Moghadari Koosha 2, Ghodratollah Roshanaei3
1- School of paramedicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
2- Department of Operating Room, School of paramedicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran. , moghadarikoosha@yahoo.com
3- center for Modeling of Noncommunicable diseases, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Students Research Committee, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
Abstract:   (1775 Views)
Introduction: Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to a collection of skills such as self-control, determination, self-motivation and sensitivity to the feelings of others. During the last two decades this new dimension of intelligence has received much attention as being more responsible for professional success than the Intelligence Quotient (IQ), the traditionally used measure of intelligence. Clinical training is recognized as a stressful education that often exerts a negative effect on the academic performance of student. Considering the effect of emotional intelligence on different aspects of life the aim of this study is to determine the correlation between emotional intelligence and coping strategies among paramedical students.
Methods: This is a cross sectional study was performed on 266 students of paramedical school who had passed at least one clinical course. Data gathering tool was emotional intelligence questionnaire and stress coping strategy  questionnaire.
Results: most of the participant were female (66/2 %). The mean score for emotional intelligence for medical students was 113/9 with the range of 6-168. According to the result there is positive correlation between emotional intelligence and problem solving strategy.
Conclusions: Emotional intelligence skill training can help students to choose effective stress coping strategy to overcome their stress.
Keywords: Emotional intelligence, stress coping stratrgy, paramedical students.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Research in Medical Science Education
Received: 2018/07/3 | Accepted: 2019/01/9 | Published: 2019/10/2

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