The Relationship between Religious Beliefs and Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in High School Students

R. Abbasi,, R. Roshan,
2010 روانشناسی بالینی و شخصیت  
This paper investigates the relationship between religious beliefs and emotional intelligence in male high school students. The sample consisted of 110 male students studying in Karaj high schools. The subjects were selected through cluster sampling "Observing Religious Tasks and Obligations" and "Brad berry & Greaves Emotional Intelligence Appraisal" inventories were used to collect the data. The results indicated that there is a positive significant relationship between religious beliefs and
more » ... Q (p<0.01). Moreover, religious factors can predict 23.3% of the variance of EQ (p<0.025). Thus, it seems that moral and religious teachings may help the students recognize and control their emotions in order to have a better life. Finally, the implications of these findings are discussed.
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