Evaluating the Relationship between Emotional Quotient (EQ) and Clinical Practice of Anesthesiology Residents with Type D and Non-D Personality

  • Alireza Saliminia Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Omid Azimaraghi Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Kamelia Ardavan Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences
  • Esmat Danesh Islamic Azad University karaj Branch
  • Zahra Ebadi Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Ali Movafegh Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Keywords: emotional quotient, anesthesiology resident, clinical performance


Background: The aim of this research was to determine and compare emotional quotient and clinical performance in type D and Non-D personality anesthesiology residents.Methods: This was a causative–comparative research consenting anesthesiology residents (n=48). All the participants completed Bar-on emotional quotient and DS-14 (Type D personality) questionnaires. Clinical performance of participants was evaluated by faculty with GRF (Global Rating Format), DOPS (Direct Observation of Procedural Skills) and OSCE (Objectively Structured Clinical Examination) scores. For evaluating research hypothesis, data were analysed with single and multivarient analysis of variance.Results: Regarding the results of present study, the difference between emotional quotient and clinical performance scores between type D and non-D anesthesiology residents was statistically meaningful. Only in social responsibility subscale, there was no statistically difference between two groups.Conclusion: Research results demonstrated that emotional quotient and clinical performance was lower in type D personality anesthesiology residents comparing to non-D.


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Saliminia A, Azimaraghi O, Ardavan K, Danesh E, Ebadi Z, Movafegh A. Evaluating the Relationship between Emotional Quotient (EQ) and Clinical Practice of Anesthesiology Residents with Type D and Non-D Personality. AACC. 2(4):249-54.
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