Author: Maryam Habib
Supervisor: Saima Dawood, PhD
University: Centre for Clinical Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study’s aim was to see the role of parental acceptance-rejection and anxiety disorders symptoms in relation with emotional intelligence among adolescents. A sample of 200 adolescents (105 boys, 95 girls) was taken from the schools and colleges. Parental Acceptance- Rejection Questionnaire, Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders-Revised, Level of Frustration Tolerance and Scale for Emotional Intelligence were administered to assess adolescent’s parental acceptance-rejection, anxiety disorder symptoms, level of frustration tolerance and emotional intelligence. The statistical procedures used were Pearson Product Moment Correlation and t-test. The correlation analysis showed a significant relationship between parental acceptance rejection, anxiety disorder symptoms and emotional intelligence. The results of t-test showed that there were gender differences for parental acceptance-rejection, anxiety disorder symptoms, level of frustration tolerance and emotional intelligence.
Keywords: Parental Acceptance-Rejection, Anxiety Disorder Symptoms, Emotional Intelligence.
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