Emotional intelligence and problem solving skills in individuals who attempted suicide

Publication date: Available online 16 February 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Sevda Korkmaz, Denizhan Danacı Keleş, Aslı Kazgan, Sema Baykara, Mehmet Gürkan Gürok, Caner Feyzi Demir, Murad AtmacaAbstractAimBased on our clinical observations, low emotional intelligence level and problem-solving skills may have play a role in suicide attempts. The present study is aimed to investigate the emotional intelligence levels and the correlation between problem solving skills and suicide attempts in individuals who already attempted suicide.Material and methodThe study was conducted on twenty-five individuals who attempted suicide and 25 healthy controls with similar sociodemographic characteristics. All participants were asked to fill in the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Problem-Solving Inventory (PSI) and Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS).FindingsIt was determined that the patient group BAI scores and BDI scores were significantly higher when compared to the control group (p 
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research

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