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The relationship of psychological hardiness with irrational beliefs, emotional intelligence and work holism

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The present research intends to investigate the relationship of psychological hardiness with irrational beliefs, emotional intelligence and work holism among high school teachers. The sample includes 100 male and female high school teachers working in schools in Ghorveh city (In IRAN) in the academic year 2012-2013. To collect data, Kobassa Psychological Hardiness Questionnaire, Jones Irrational Belief Questionnaire which includes 100 questions, Bar-on questionnaire contains 90 questions about emotional intelligence and Aghabeigi Workaholics Questionnaire was used. To analyze the data, descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (t-test and regression analysis) were used. The findings indicated that there is a negative and significant relationship between psychological hardiness with irrational beliefs and work holism. There is also a positive relationship between the psychological hardiness and emotional intelligence. Furthermore, there is a significant negative relationship between emotional intelligence with irrational beliefs and work holism. Finally, the results suggest that there is significant difference between the psychological hardiness, irrational beliefs and work holism of the male and female; and no significant difference between the emotional intelligence of the men and women sampled.
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  • Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University, PO BOX 19395 - 3697, Tehran, Iran
  • assistant in prevention of crime at the court of justice in Kurdistan, Iran
  • Department of psychology, Kurdestan Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran
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