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Title: Associations of Individualistic-Collectivistic Orientations with Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health, and Satisfaction with Life: A Tale of Two Countries
Contributor(s): Bhullar, Navjot  (author)orcid ; Schutte, Nicola  (author)orcid ; Malouff, John M  (author)
Publication Date: 2012
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Abstract: Cross-cultural research suggests that individualistic-collectivistic orientations tend to shape and influence psychological processes. The present study examined the associations of cultural orientation with emotional intelligence, mental health, and satisfaction with life in Australia (an individualistic culture) and India (a collectivistic culture). Participants from Australia (n=207) and India (n=163) completed questionnaires assessing individualistic-collectivistic orientations, emotional intelligence, mental health, and satisfaction with life. Regression analyses indicated that collectivistic orientation was significantly associated with greater emotional intelligence and better mental health outcomes. Cultural orientation did not significantly predict satisfaction with life in both countries. Implications based on these findings were discussed.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Individual Differences Research, 10(3), p. 165-175
Publisher: Individual Differences Research
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 1541-745X
Field of Research (FOR): 170110 Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified
170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 920410 Mental Health
920401 Behaviour and Health
920408 Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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