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Khosravi Kabir Z, Mousavi S, Agha Yousefi A. Comparison of Emotional Intelligence and Mental Health in Addicted and Normal Individuals. jour guilan uni med sci. 2009; 18 (70) :9-16
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Abstract Introduction: Abuse of drug is a chronic phenomenon which brings about a plenty of physical, mental, social, family, and economic harm in a way that the addicted person’s individual and social functions are severely reduced. Objective: Comparison of emotional intelligence and mental health in addicted and normal individuals. Materials and Methods: Samples consisted of 80 addicted and 80 normal individuals. Sample group were selected by accessible sampling from governmental and non governmental rehabilitation and remedial centers from Rashat. Both groups matched according to age, marital status, number of family members, educational level and economic condition. Then participants answered to the Petridis and Furnhum’s (2002) emotional intelligence questionnaire and 28 Item Gold berg’s (1979) general health questionnaire (GHQ28). Data were analyzed through statistic analysis. Result: Data analysis shows significant relation between emotional intelligence and mental health in two groups. The addicted person had low or levels of emotional intelligence and mental health than the normal individuals. Furthermore, person coefficient correlation showed relation between emotional intelligence and mental health of the addicted and normal individuals which were (0.403 and -0.445) respectively. Conclusion: The addicted person had lower level of emotional intelligence and mental health than normal individuals. There was significant relation between emotional intelligence mental health in addicted and normal individuals (P<0.05).
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/20 | Accepted: 2013/11/20 | Published: 2013/11/20

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