EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LOCUS OF CONTROL ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL - BEING OF ADOLESCENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

ABSTRACT

Psychological well-being of adolescents with visual impairment has been a source of great concern. Most often, efforts have been focused on academic progress, achievements and performance, with very little attention given to their psychological well-being. The attainment of a good quality psychological well-being of adolescents with visual impairment is observed to be fundamental in order to cope with the challenges imposed on them by their visual impairment. Observably, the documented training programmes on Emotional intelligence and Locus of Control focused on adolescents without visual impairment. This study, on the contrary investigated the effectiveness of emotional intelligence and locus of control training in enhancing the psychological well-being of adolescents with visual impairment in Oyo and Ondo States, Nigeria.

A Pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design with 3x2x2 factorial matrix was adopted. The sample consisted of one hundred and twenty participants with visual impairment. Ninety-one totally blind and twenty-nine partially sighted adolescents were drawn from three integrated secondary schools purposively selected for the study; junior secondary school classes I and II and senior secondary school classes I and II. They were randomized into the two treatment conditions (Emotional Intelligence and Locus of Control) and the control group. Two instruments – Snellen Scale (Screening Scale) and the adapted version of Ryff’s Scale of Psychological Wellbeing (r=0.77) were used. Seven null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance, data were analysed using Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) and Duncan post hoc test.

There was significant main effect of treatment on the psychological well-being of the participants (F(2,107) = 21.02; p

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APA

AJOBIEWE, A (2021). EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LOCUS OF CONTROL ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL - BEING OF ADOLESCENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-emotional-intelligence-and-locus-of-control-on-the-psychological-well-being-of-adolescents-with-visual-impairment

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AJOBIEWE, ANTHONIA "EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LOCUS OF CONTROL ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL - BEING OF ADOLESCENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Mar. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-emotional-intelligence-and-locus-of-control-on-the-psychological-well-being-of-adolescents-with-visual-impairment. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

MLA7

AJOBIEWE, ANTHONIA . "EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LOCUS OF CONTROL ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL - BEING OF ADOLESCENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Mar. 2021. Web. 24 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-emotional-intelligence-and-locus-of-control-on-the-psychological-well-being-of-adolescents-with-visual-impairment >.

Chicago

AJOBIEWE, ANTHONIA . "EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LOCUS OF CONTROL ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL - BEING OF ADOLESCENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 24, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-emotional-intelligence-and-locus-of-control-on-the-psychological-well-being-of-adolescents-with-visual-impairment