Emotional Intelligence for Healthcare

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Joseph Farmer MBBS
Mita Mistry
Ashok Kumar Jainer MBBS FRCPsych


Emotional intelligence is a term popularised by the American Psychologist Daniel Goleman[1]. It is the ability to recognise, understand and control one’s emotions and consider the impact these have on oneself and others around them, particularly in the context of social interaction. Emotional intelligence can therefore allow for the formation of strong friendships, effective leadership abilities, high performing teams, and is usually identified in high achieving individuals[2].

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Farmer, J., Mistry, M., & Jainer, A. K. (2020). Emotional Intelligence for Healthcare . Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 13(1), 26-27. https://doi.org/10.38192/13.1.8
Mental Health
Author Biographies

Joseph Farmer MBBS, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Specialist Registrar

Ashok Kumar Jainer MBBS FRCPsych, Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust, Coventry, UK

Consultant Psychiatrist


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