Social skills and emotional and behavioral traits of preschool children

Emel Arslan1, Neslihan Durmusoglu-Saltali1, Hasan Yilmaz1
1Selçuk University, Turkey
Cite this article:  Arslan, E., Durmusoglu-Saltali, N., & Yilmaz, H. (2011). Social skills and emotional and behavioral traits of preschool children. Social Behavior and Personality: An international journal, 39, 1281-1288.

Volume 39 Issue 9 | e2213 | Published: October 2011 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2011.39.9.1281

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We investigated the relationship between the emotional and behavioral traits and social skills of preschool children. The participants were 224 6-year-old children (115 female, 109 male). Data were collected using the Social Skills Evaluation Scale (Avcioglu, 2003) and the Preschool Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale (Epstein, Synhorst, Cress, & Allen, 2009). Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients were determined. It was found that there was a positive relationship between interpersonal skills and emotional regulation, school readiness, social confidence, and family involvement. It was also found that there was a statistically significant positive relationship between verbal explanation, listening skills, and self-control and emotional regulation, school readiness, social confidence, and family involvement

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