Emotional intelligence among surgical nurses in Latvia

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Personality dimensions - coping strategies, emotional intelligence, locus of control related with behaviour at work. This study focuses on the conceptualization of Bar-On which formulated emotional intelligence as a noncognitive intelligence which influences an individual's ability to cope effectively with environmental demands and pressures. The purpose of this paper was to study emotional intelligence among surgical nurses in Latvia. The study is using demographic data and Questionnaire of Emotional intelligence. The highest average rates of emotional intelligence subscales are Emotional Self-Awareness, Social Responsibility and Interpersonal Relationship and leading competencies are Interpersonal and Intrapersonal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1908-1912
Number of pages5
JournalProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2nd World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance (WCPCG) - Antalya, Turkey
Duration: 25 May 201129 May 2011
Conference number: 2


  • Emotional intelligence
  • Emotional self-awareness
  • Interpersonal relationship
  • Social responsibility
  • Surgical nurses

Field of Science*

  • 3.3 Health sciences
  • 5.1 Psychology

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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