Selective cocaine-related difficulties in emotional intelligence: relationship to stress and impulse control.

@article{Fox2011SelectiveCD,
  title={Selective cocaine-related difficulties in emotional intelligence: relationship to stress and impulse control.},
  author={Helen C. Fox and Keri L. Bergquist and James Casey and Kwang-ik Adam Hong and Rajita Sinha},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={151-60}
}
Emotional Intelligence (EI) comprises the ability to perceive, use, understand, and regulate emotions and may potentially contribute to variability in risk-related factors such as stress perception and impulse control in cocaine dependent individuals. The main objective of the current study is to better define EI in cocaine dependent individuals compared with healthy controls, using the Mayer, Salovey, and Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT). Secondary analysis investigates the… CONTINUE READING