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The relationship between emotional intelligence and coping styles of nurses in hospitals in Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
M Rostami, MR Movaghari *, T Taghavi, A Mehran
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , mohammadrezamovaghari@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Emotional Intelligence is a set of non-cognitive skills of a person's ability to cope with the demands and pressures affect the environment. It seems that nurses have a higher emotional intelligence can make better decisions and be more target in front of emotions and feelings. This study aimed to determine the relationship between emotional intelligence and coping styles of nurses in hospitals affiliated to Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences has been done. Method: The study is cross correlation. The study population was all nurses in hospitals are Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. The samples included 350 male and female nurses working in hospitals Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences in Kermanshah city who were selected by quota. For data collection was used from questionnaire of emotional intelligence and coping styles. Data were analyzed using software SPSS version 21. Results: The results showed that the nurses' emotional intelligence stress coping style, there were no significant differences (P<0.001). Emotional intelligence is the dominant style of the nurses with more emotion-focused and avoidance of emotional intelligence with two dominant style was based on. Between Emotional Intelligence nurses demographic information such as age, education and sedative drugs, there was a statistically significant difference. However, gender, work experience, location of work, marital status and shifts, there was no statistically significant difference. Conclusion: The results of this research, the development of emotional intelligence of nurses a priority in the planning of educational and clinical approaches to achieve effective coping styles.

Keywords: Emotional intelligence, Coping style, Nurs.
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Type of Study: Medical Surgical Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2016/03/5 | Accepted: 2016/09/5 | Published: 2016/09/5
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Rostami M, Movaghari M, Taghavi T, Mehran A. The relationship between emotional intelligence and coping styles of nurses in hospitals in Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. IJNR. 2016; 11 (1) :51-61
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