A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE IN RELATION TO DEPRESSION AMONG ADOLESCENTS OF PUNJAB IN TERMS OF GENDER DIFFERENCE

Shilpy Arora, Dr. Sumandeep Kaur

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The present study aimed at Study of Emotional Competence in Relation to Depression among Adolescents of Punjab in terms of gender difference. To achieve the objectives of the study, standardized test Emotional Competencies Scale by Dr. H.C.Sharma and Dr. R.L. Bharadwaj (2007) and Mental Depression Scale by L.N. Dubey (2006) were used to assess the Emotional Competence and Depression among 10+1 students. A sample of 600 senior sec. school students was selected on the basis of random sampling method. Descriptive statistics was used to analysis the data. Results indicate that there is no significant difference in the high and low group of emotional competence & depression in terms of gender. The present study reveals that there is negative relationship between Emotional Competence and Depression.

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