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Journal of The Korean Society of Maternal and Child Health 2012;16(2):252-262.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21896/jksmch.2012.16.2.252    Published online July 31, 2012.
The Relationships of Parent-Adolescent Communication, Emotional Intelligence and Ability of Interpersonal Relations among Korean High School Students
유문숙1, 이은숙2, 유미애1
1아주대학교
2현암고등학교
청소년의 부모-자녀간 의사소통, 정서지능과 대인관계능력간의 관계
유문숙1, 이은숙2, 유미애1
1아주대학교
2현암고등학교
Abstract
Objectives
This study was conducted to investigate the relationships among parent-adolescent communication, emotional intelligence and ability of interpersonal relations among Korean high school students.
Methods
A survey was conducted using self-reported structured questionnaire in 219 boys and 253 girls ages 14 to 19 from a convenience sample of three high schools in Korea.
Results
Adolescent's ability of interpersonal relations was significant positively related to openness in mother and father communication and emotional intelligence. Furthermore, regression analysis revealed that the emotional intelligence, mother-opened communication, sex and number of friend were significant predictors of ability of interpersonal relations among high school students. These variables explained 43.8% of the variance of the ability of interpersonal relations. Higher levels of ability of interpersonal relations were associated with greater emotional intelligence and number of friend. Girls significantly showed higher score in ability of interpersonal relations and openness in mother communication than boys.
Conclusions
The results of this study indicate that improving emotional intelligence has the effect on enhancing adolescents' ability of interpersonal relations.
Key Words: adolescent, emotional intelligence, interpersonal relations, parent-adolescent communication


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