Emotional Intelligence among Dental Undergraduate Students: An Indispensable and Ignored Aspect in Dentistry

@inproceedings{Ravichandra2015EmotionalIA,
  title={Emotional Intelligence among Dental Undergraduate Students: An Indispensable and Ignored Aspect in Dentistry},
  author={K S Ravichandra and G R Ravi and Chaitanya Ram Kandregula and Sudhakar Vundavalli and Koya Srikanth and Disha Lakhotia},
  booktitle={Journal of international oral health : JIOH},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Emotional intelligence (EI) is a measure of pure intelligence of cognitive ability that translates psychological knowledge into terms that are useable by people not professionally trained in psychology, like dentists. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional, self-administered, structured questionnaire survey in English was distributed among 186 undergraduate students to assess their EI. It consisted of 30 questions, 5 each to assess the self-awareness, empathy, self-confidence… CONTINUE READING