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Emotional Intelligence and Self-Concealment as Predictors of Voluntary Counselling and Testing Seeking Behaviour

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 2)

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Page : 1321-1327

Keywords : Self-concealment; Emotional Intelligence and Voluntary Counselling and Testing Seeking Behaviours;

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Self-concealment has been observed as a major hindrance in seeking voluntary counseling and testing hence low uptake in counseling and testing. Investigation of self-concealment and Emotional Intelligence as determining factors in seeking HIV voluntary counseling and testing among undergraduate university students was undertaken with a sample size of 368 respondents. Emotional Intelligence Scale, Self-concealment scale and VCT seeking behavior scale questionnaire was used. Regression analysis results revealed that self-concealment significantly determined individuals level of seeking voluntary counseling and testing. However, ones level of Emotional Intelligence in seeking VCT clinics was found to be important.

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