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The Study of Emotional Intelligence in Medical &Dentistry Students of International Branch of Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2013
rahele baradarn tamadon *, solieman ahmady, mohamad ali hosieni, fardin mehrabian
student Health center-bandar anzali , rahele_tamadon@yahoo.com
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  Introduction: Emotional intelligence is a social skill which includes understanding one’s own feelings for suitable decision-making, application of feelings in communication and the ability to lead people, so multiple aspects of emotional intelligence can be promoted with proper procedures. This study aimed to determine emotional intelligence in medical & dentistry of basic & clinical students of international school of Guilan university of medical sciences in 2013.

  Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 215 students of international school of Guilan university of medical sciences in 2013. A survey was conducted and data was collected through a standard inventory of Bar-On emotional intelligence.This tool explores the emotional intelligence to 5 scale ( intrapersonal skills , interpersonal skills , adaptability , general mood and impulse control ) and 15 small- scale deals. The reliability ( Cronbach's alpha ) coefficients for scale was confirmed 94%. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ANOVA, t-test, and Pearson correlation coefficient.

  Results: The results of this study show that no significant difference was observed between medical students’ emotional intelligence mean score (334.8) and that of dentistry (326.2). The mean of total emotional intelligence score in basic and clinical student was 344. 06 and 324.42 respectively. In five scale’ emotional intelligence, the lowest score belonged to tension control in two groups of basic and clinical students. Moreover, no significant difference was observed between female students’ emotional intelligence mean score (329.7) and that of males (333.8).

  Conclusion: The results of the present study indicate that total mean score of student's emotional intelligence was more than moderate. Also, mean score od medical and dentistry students basic science course was more than clinical students. Therefore, it is recommended for more professional success, setting up training courses, seminars and workshops improve emotional intelligence skills during the students educational year.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Medical Students, Dental Students
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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.rme.6.2.1


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baradarn tamadon R, ahmady S, hosieni M A, mehrabian F. The Study of Emotional Intelligence in Medical &Dentistry Students of International Branch of Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2013. Research in Medical Education. 2014; 6 (2) :1-10
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Volume 6, Number 2 (10-2014) Back to browse issues page
پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education