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Emotional Intelligence MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Emotional Intelligence
Tree Number(s)
F01.752.543.500
Unique ID
D056348
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056348
Scope Note
The ability to understand and manage emotions and to use emotional knowledge to enhance thought and deal effectively with tasks. Components of emotional intelligence include empathy, self-motivation, self-awareness, self-regulation, and social skill. Emotional intelligence is a measurement of one's ability to socialize or relate to others.
Entry Term(s)
Social Intelligence
Previous Indexing
Intelligence (1966-2009)
See Also
Interpersonal Relations
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Emotional Intelligence Preferred
Social Intelligence Related
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