Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Adolescents' Depression

Anas Ali Al- Tarawneh, Naheed Nizami


The study aimed at examining the relationships between emotional intelligence and depression among adolescents at Aligarh Muslim University. The study involved a total of 170 adolescents. Subjects were group administered a questionnaire containing the multi dimensional depression scale - Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale (Reynolds, 1987) and Emotional Intelligence test (EIT) develop by Ekta Sharma. Results showed that all the four dimensions of emotional intelligence showed stronger negative correlation with the three depression aspects (emotionality, lack of positive experience, and physiological irritation).

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence; Adolescents Depression

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