A study of stress, anxiety and depression in secondary school students in relation to their emotional intelligence
Dr. Mini Sapra
Emotional pressure is increasing at an alarming rate leading to unrest and frustration which has a negative impact on the mental health. We human beings are constantly striving to establish a satisfactory relationship with our environment through the process of adjustment in order to live happily and function effectively. Today’s school life develops anxieties, tensions, frustration and anger leading to a negative impact on the mental health of students. As a result more and more students are facing adjustment problems in every sphere of life- personal, social and emotional. The present study aimed to find out the Stress, Anxiety and Depression in adolescents and relation with Emotional Intelligence. For collection of data, Stress, Anxiety & Depression Scale (Bhatnagar, Singh, Pandey, Sandhya and Amitabh, 2011) and Emotional intelligence Scale by (Hyde, Pethe and Dhar, 2001) were used. The results of study revealed that Emotional Intelligence is negatively related stress, anxiety and Depression. Moreover significant differences were found in the stress, anxiety and depression of students scoring high and low on Emotional Intelligence. The study has implications for adolescents, parents and teachers.
Dr. Mini Sapra. A study of stress, anxiety and depression in secondary school students in relation to their emotional intelligence. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 361-366