Comparison Of Emotional Intelligence Between Psychiatrists And Surgeons
A comparative analysis of emotional intelligence between psychiatrists and surgeons using the Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory (Bar-On EQ-i) validated assessment tool. Applied to psychiatrists and surgeons with postgraduate membership in Greater London.
A total of 148 individuals were recruited. The median scores for Total EQ scores were average, with no difference in Total EQ between psychiatrists and surgeons (
There are significant differences between psychiatrists and surgeons in the component factors that make up the Total EQ score. They seemingly correspond with widely held perceptions.