Low emotional intelligence: A precursor of mental health derangements among adolescents

Introduction: Emotional intelligence (EI) is the most researched psychological construct in the 21st century. It predicts success and happiness in life and is suggested as a predictor of mental health (MH). We aimed to assess whether low EI among adolescents acts as a precursor of their MH derangements. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional study was carried […]

From emotional intelligence to suicidality: A mediation analysis in patients with borderline personality disorder

Background Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness with a high suicidality rate between 40 and 85%. However, little is known concerning psychosocial risk and protective factors associated with suicidal behaviors in this clinical group. The main focus of the present study was on examining the relationship of emotional intelligence (EI) with suicidal […]