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The Jamaican Adolescent’s Perspective on Violence and its Effects

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165–71
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A qualitative study of rural and urban based Jamaican adolescents’ perspectives on violence, its impact on their attitudes and behaviours as well as their implications.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Exploring Emotional Intelligence in a Caribbean Medical School

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.124
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159–66
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This preliminary study examined the emotional intelligence (EI) of a sample of medical students from a Caribbean medical school. The total mean score for EI fell within the average according to accepted standards; however, males and younger age groups (< 25 years) had significantly higher scores.

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Objective: To explore the Emotional Intelligence (EI) in medical students in a Caribbean medical school and investigate its association with gender, age, year of study and ethnicity.

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29 May, 2013
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e-Published: 12 Mar, 2014

Interpersonal Competence and Sex Risk Behaviours among Jamaican Adolescents

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.061
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423–6
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This article investigated the correlation between interpersonal competence and sex risk behaviours among 500 adolescents from nine randomly selected secondary institutions in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica. Results indicate that adolescents with high interpersonal skills are less likely to participate in risky sexual behaviours.

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22 Apr, 2013
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e-Published: 26 Aug, 2013
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