Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Adjustment and Academic Achievement among Female Studentswith and without Social Learning Difficulties in Najran

Mervat Ragab Saber

Abstract


The current study aims to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence, psychological adjustment and academic achievement among female students with and without social learning difficulties in Najran, Saudi Arabia, and to identify if there are statistically significant differences in the level of emotional intelligence among normal female students and those with social learning disabilities.To achieve the objectives of the study, the authorprepared and applied the emotional intelligence scaleand Hugh M. Bell Adjustment Inventory (1934). The validity of the two scales were verified on a sample of (120) femalestudents, selected from (5) elementary schools.The study resulted that the level of emotional intelligence among normal female students and those with social learning disabilities was above median, the results also showed the presence of positive statistically significant correlation between both emotional intelligence,psychological adjustment and academic achievement among the normal female students (without social learning difficulties), with no statistically significant correlation between them among the students with social learning disabilities. The study also indicated that there werestatistically significant differences between normal students and those with social learning disabilities in their performance on the scale of emotional intelligence (EQ-i) in favor of the normal on all dimensions of the scaleand the total scale, while the dimension of sympathy didn’t show any statistically significant differences. At last, some recommendations have been made according to the findings of the study.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijld.v6i3.9981

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