Effectiveness of Emotional Intelligence on Emotional Alexithymia of Married Women Teachers in Yasuj City
AbstractThis study aimed to investigate the effect of emotional intelligence on emotional Alexithymia in Yasuj were married women teachers. Methodology: In this study, using cluster random sampling method among married women teachers in all schools in Yasuj, 40 subjects were selected and the two control groups were replaced by random assignment. After pre-test using questionnaires emotional Alexithymia Toronto (1994) came into operation, experimental group received 8 weekly sessions of emotional intelligence training and the control group were placed on a waiting list. Results: The test was conducted using the same tools. Analysis of covariance showed that emotional intelligence training had a significant impact in reducing participants' emotional Alexithymia (P <0.05). Conclusion: The results of this study raise the emotional ability of couples through emotional intelligence training and reduce its impact on women Alexithymia emotional stresses..
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