AGGRESSION AND EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE AMONGDAY SCHOLARS AND BOARDERS: A STUDY ON COLLEGE STUDENTSJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-17
Authors : Shilpa Pandey; Anjali Sahai;
Page : 1069-1081
Keywords : Emotional Competence Aggression Positive Emotions;
Changes in Level of Aggression can affect ones Emotional Competence and its dimensions. College students who are Day Scholars (living at home) and Boarders (living in hostels, PGs, Rented Flats) may have different types of stressors and issues which in turn may affect ones level of aggression. The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between level of aggression and emotional competence among day scholars and boarders. The dimensions of emotional competence include Adequate Depth of Feeling (ADF), Adequate Expression and Control of Emotions (AECE), Ability to Function with Emotions (AFE), Ability to Cope with Problem Emotions (ACPE), Enhancement of Positive Emotions (EPE). The sample consists of 120 college students of Delhi/NCR (60 day scholars and 60 boarders) which were selected using purposive sampling technique. For the purpose of data collection, questionnaire of Aggression Scale by Dr. G.P. Mathur and Dr. Rajkumari Bhatnagar and Emotional Competence Scale by Dr. Harish Sharma and Dr. Rajiv Lochan Bhardwaj were used. The quantitative analysis was done by the help of Pearsons Product Moment Correlation. The findings revealed significant negative correlation between level of aggression and emotional competence.
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