publication . Article . 2014

Emotional Intelligence Construct; a Missing Link in Explanation of Social Physique Anxiety

Mohammad Abbaszadeh; Marzieh Mokhtari;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 May 2014 Journal: جامعه شناسی کاربردی (issn: 2008-5745, eissn: 2322-343X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Isfahan
Abstract
Introduction In contemporary society, the mass media emphasizes the importance of physical appearance and provides unattainable standards of beauty which may lead to mental health and social problems for people, especially young women. Social physique anxiety is one of these mental disorders which can occur as the result of these social pressures. This anxiety arises when a person thinks that his or her body is evaluated negatively. Various issues may happen because of anxiety, so trying to prevent and treat anxiety is very valuable. Researchers have shown that emotional intelligence is negatively correlated with all kinds of anxiety, and strong emotional intell...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social physique anxiety, Emotional intelligence, Self-awareness, Self-control, Social consciousness, Social skills., Social Sciences, H, Sociology (General), HM401-1281
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