Emotional Intelligence and Anti- Social Behavior in Relation to Social Skills of the Juveniles in the City of Mati: A Regression Analysis

Authors : Noreen M. Javier; Dr. Carmelita B. Chavez

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 4 - April

Google Scholar : https://bit.ly/3IIfn9N

DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6519384

This study determined the level of emotional intelligence, anti-social behavior, and social skills and which domains significantly influence the level of social skills among juveniles, in the City of Mati. The study used the non-experimental quantitative research design with descriptive-correlational technique, the researcher examines the relationship between three variables in a natural setting without manipulation. The respondents were 300 juveniles chosen using a stratified random sampling technique. The researcher employed a mixed method of face-to-face and online survey during the gathering of data. An adapted modified survey questionnaire was used in the gathering of data. Mean and regression analysis was used in analyzing and interpreting the data. Results in the study revealed a moderate level of emotional intelligence among juveniles in terms of self-awareness, self-motivation, and selfregulation. On the contrary, the level of anti-social behavior among juveniles is gauged in terms of aggression, vandalism, theft, anti-normative conduct, and drug-related which resulted to low. As to the level of social skills, the result further revealed a moderate level in terms of interpersonal behavior, self-related behavior, task-related behavior, and environment-related behavior. More so, a significant relationship existed between social skills and emotional intelligence while anti-social behavior and social skills showed no significance in the study. Nevertheless, the study revealed only that emotional intelligence best influences the level of social skills among juveniles in the City of Mati.

Keywords : social skills, emotional intelligence, antisocial behavior, juvenile, regression, path analysis, Philippines.


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