The Role of Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence and Spiritual Intelligence on Individual-Social Adjustment in Young Students

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Psycology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran


Students, when entering the community of university, are faced with changes which might affect their individual-social adjustment. Individual-social adjustment will be proved by person's interaction with the environment skills and its result is that person enjoys of social interaction, positive feelings about themselves and others and leave a positive impact on others. The present study was to investigate the role of intelligence aspect consisted of  emotional intelligence,  cultural intelligence and the spiritual intelligence with  individual-social adjustment in students in Lorestan University. Present research was correlation type.  For this purpose, the sample of research included 306 subjects (133 men and 125 women) based on Krejcie and Morgan Scedual (1971) and sampling style was random cluster sampling. Data collection tools include Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (0/78), Spiritual Intelligence Questionnaire (0/88), Cultural Intelligence Questionnaire (0/89) and California Test of Personality (0/69).  The data were analyzed using Pearson correlation and multiple regressions in significant level 0/001. The results showed that there was a significant and positive relationship between emotion intelligence, cultural intelligence and spiritual intelligence with individual-social adjustment. The results of multiple regression analysis showed multiple correlation between emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and spiritual intelligence with individual-social adjustment and emotional intelligence were good predictors of individual-social adjustment.


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