Lecture Notes in Education
Psychology and Public Media

Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Well-being


Sergienko E. A. 1 , Khlevnaya E. A. 2 , Kiseleva T. S. 3 , Osipenko E. I. * 4 , Nikitina A. A. 5

1 Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences

2 Department of Financial Management, Plekhanov Russian U of Economics

3 International Centre Creative Technologies of Consulting

4 Emotional Intelligence Lab, Skolkovo

5 Emotional Intelligence Lab, Skolkovo

Corresponding Author

Osipenko E. I.


EIT, emotional intelligence, ability, psychological well-being


The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) as an ability and psychological well-being. We hypothesized that EI as an ability positively correlates with psychological well-being. EI was measured using the Russian-language Emotional Intelligence Test (EIT), conceptually based on the MSCEIT method. Psychological well-being was measured using the Psychological Well-being Scale. The sample consisted of 243 working adults from Russia (61 men, 182 women, average age = 36.1, aged 18 to 67 years). The results showed that higher levels of emotional intelligence were statistically significantly correlated with higher levels of psychological well-being. The experiential domain of EI was the key factor of emotional intelligence associated with psychological well-being. These findings indicate the importance of the impact of EI on the psychological well-being of a person.


Sergienko E. A., Khlevnaya E. A., Kiseleva T. S., Osipenko E. I., Nikitina A. A.. Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Well-being. LNEP (2021) LNEP ICEIPI 2021: 76-81. DOI: 10.54254/lnep.iceipi.2021168.


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