A STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND ACADEMIC STRESS OF VISUALLY DISABLED STUDENTS

Kiran Narwal, Dr Sushama Sharma

Abstract


Emotional intelligence of an individual plays an important role in one's well-being and so does stress. The present study examined the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic stress of visually disabled students using descriptive survey research method on a sample of 50 visually disabled male students of classes IX-XII from government and government-aided schools of Haryana and Chandigarh. Data was collected by administering a Multidimensional Measure of Emotional Intelligence (MMEI) scale and an adapted version of the Students' Academic Stress Scale (SASS). The study revealed that there exists no significant relationship between emotional intelligence and academic stress of visually disabled students.

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