An Assessment of Perceived Emotional Intelligence and Health Behaviors among College Students

  title={An Assessment of Perceived Emotional Intelligence and Health Behaviors among College Students},
  author={Michele L. Pettit and Sue C. Jacobs and Kyle S. Page and Claudia V. Porras},
The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between perceived emotional intelligence (i.e., recognizing, expressing, monitoring, managing, and reflecting on emotions) (Presbury, Echterling, & McKee, 2007) and self-reported health behaviors among college students. A convenience sample of 418 undergraduates completed online surveys consisting of items from the Brief Stress and Coping Inventory (Rahe & Tolles, 2002) which includes measures of health behaviors, conceptualized as coping… CONTINUE READING


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