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Original Research Article

Year: 2017 | Month: April | Volume: 4 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 52-56

Impact of Self Concept and Emotional Intelligence on Adjustment of Adults

Dr. N. H. Deshmukh

Lecturer, Dept. of Psychology, Govt. Vidarbha Institute of Science & Humanities Amravati, (M.S.) 444 602.


The purpose of the study is to determine the impact of self concept and emotional intelligence on adjustment of adults. A sample of three hundred post graduate students (one hundred fifty male and one hundred fifty female), age range from 20 to 25 years of different colleges in Amravati district is selected for the study. Self concept questionnaire developed by Hyde, Pethe and Dhar and Adjustment Inventory developed by Sinha and Singh are used for data collection. The scores of the tests are measured as per the scoring key. 2x2 factorial designed is used. Low and high groups of self concept and emotional intelligence are considered using P25 and P75 as cutting points. Two way analysis of variance is used to find out the effect of self concept and emotional intelligence and adjustment of adults.
The results indicate that self concept significantly affects adjustment of adults. Emotional intelligence does significantly influence on adjustment of adults. The interaction between self concept and emotional intelligence does not affect adjustment of the adults.

Key words: Self concept, emotional intelligence, adjustment of adult.

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