Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 7
Page No. 488 - 495

The Effectiveness of Emotional Intelligence Training on Psychological Well-Being of Veterans and Martyrs Children

Authors : Mostafa Okati and Ali Farnam

Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of emotional intelligence training on psychological well-being of veterans and martyrs children. The method of this research is quasi-experimental with pre-test, post-test and follow up with control group. The study population were the students of Shahed high school of Zabol City. A total of 30 students who on a questionnaire psychological well-being one deviation was lower than the average were selected as the research sample and were assigned randomly into 15 persons of two groups of experimental and control. Students in the experimental group were trained in emotional intelligence in 9 sessions while the control group received no intervention. Mac Cummins psychological well-being questionnaire was used to collect information on the pre-test, post-test and follow-up and for data analysis, univariate analysis of ANOVA (MANOVA) method was used. The results of univariate analysis of ANOVA showed that there are significant differences between the psychological well-being of two experimental and control groups in post-test and follow-up, in other words, emotional intelligence training could be improved psychological well-being in the experimental group. The results showed that emotional intelligence training is effective on psychological well-being of veterans and martyrs children and has led to increasing psychological well-being in the experimental group.

How to cite this article:

Mostafa Okati and Ali Farnam, 2016. The Effectiveness of Emotional Intelligence Training on Psychological Well-Being of Veterans and Martyrs Children. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 11: 488-495.

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