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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

IMPACT FACTOR (RJIF): 8.4

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part F (2018)

An exploratory study to assess the level of emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse in selected deaddiction centres of Pune city

An exploratory study to assess the level of emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse in selected deaddiction centres of Pune city

Author(s)
Pramila Gorde, Monita Thockchom and Sunita Chavan
Abstract
Title: To assess the level of emotional quotient.
Purpose: To assess the level of emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse.
Material and Methods: The research approach adopted for this study is quatitative approach and research design adopted for the study was Non Experimental descriptive exploratory design. The sample selection done by Non-probability convenient sampling technique. The tool consisted of demographic data, Ankoolhyde, Sanjyo tpethe, Upindar dhar -emotional intelligence scale was used.The validity and reliability were done. Pilot study on 30 samples were conducted and found to be feasible. The data was collected from 300 samples.
Results: A total of 300 patient with substance abuse participated, of whom 89% were males and 11% were females. 16.7% of the patients with substance abuse had high emotional quotient, 76.3% of them had normal emotional quotient and 7% of them had low emotional quotient. Fisher’s exact test for association of level of emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse with selected demographic variables. Since all the p-values are large, none of the demographic variable was found to have significant association with level of emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse.
Conclusion: This study suggests that there was no significant association between emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse and demographic variables and less had low emotional quotient.This study requires additional investigation including repeat testing of the participant group after treatment as well as enlarging the sample group.
Pages: 349-353  |  1121 Views  128 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Pramila Gorde, Monita Thockchom, Sunita Chavan. An exploratory study to assess the level of emotional quotient of patient with substance abuse in selected deaddiction centres of Pune city. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(1):349-353.
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