Kiruba J C, Dr. Sree Lekha B, Dr. Jaideep Mahendra, Dr. Aruna S
Abstract: Emotional health is the fundamental to effective learning.Knowledge on emotional intelligence among the youth can improve the understanding of emotions which facilitate thinking. So the investigator has made a survey to assess the emotional intelligence of the adolescent. The objectives of the study were to assess the emotional intelligence among adolescent girls and to find out the association between emotional intelligence and selected demographic variables (age, religion, siblings, education status and occupation of the father and mother) of the adolescent girls. A descriptive survey approach was used to assess the knowledge among the adolescent girls. The samples of the study were 78 girls studying in 7 th and 8 th standards of selected schools. Regarding over all emotional intelligence, 56 %of the students were having poor emotional intelligence, 32 % of the students were having average emotional intelligence.12 % were having good emotional intelligence. There was significant association between number of siblings, mothers occupation and emotional intelligence.
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Adolescent