Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : self awareness


EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE - A REFLECTION OF SELF AWARENESS, SELF CONFIDENCE, RESPONSIBILITY, FLEXIBILITY AND ADAPTABILITY AMONG DENTAL COLLEGE STUDENTS

M.B. Sai Keerthana; G. Sridevi; S. Sangeetha

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 850-868

Emotional intelligence is the ability of a person to control and react according to emotions and feelings. Emotional intelligence is an inborn ability that makes people recognise, learn, feel, understand the emotions they are going through. Emotions are nothing but feelings that should be used properly as it has a huge impact in our lives. Emotional intelligence has an impact on various characters and attitudes of a person like self confidence, responsibility, adaptability, and self awareness. Emotional intelligence usually helps a person during a team performance rather than an individual performance. A standard set questionnaire designed was used to assess emotional intelligence among dental students. The study shows that the majority of the students have knowledge about emotional intelligence and intellectual capability. The present study concluded that the majority of the students are self aware and are able to manage their stress and emotions better. They were found to be self confident , trustworthy and adaptable and flexible. Among all of the students females are seen to cope up with their stress and are able to manage their emotions better than male participants