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Objective: The study intended to explain the relationship between personality traits (PT), emotional intelligence (EI), and mental health well-being (MHWB) among the comparative healthcare workers population of the region of Jizan, Saudi Arabia. Moreover, also aimed to explain the mediating role of emotional intelligence in the relationship between personality traits (PT), and mental health wellbeing (MHWB) among the comparative healthcare workers population of the region of Jizan, Saudi Arabia
Study design: The current study operationalized a cross-sectional design.
Place and Duration of study: Present research was conducted at the Healthcare Organizations and Hospitals Region of Jizan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Data collected was done from November 10, 2021, to Feb 20, 2022.
Methodology: The purposive non-probability sampling technique was operationalized to study research variables in English language versions of the Big Five Inventory, The Schutte Self Report Emotional Intelligence Test, and the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS). Data analysis was done through the SPSS version 26.
Results: Correlational research indicates that all the variables i.e., PT, EI, and MHWB Positively related to each other. Mediation analysis for finding stated that mediated role of emotional intelligence in the relation between personality traits and mental health wellbeing.
Conclusion: The mental health well-being of the healthcare workers during uncertain clinical situations could be managed through the utilization of an appropriate mechanism of emotional intelligence in compliance with the appropriate personality trait. Role of emotional intelligence was to start the relationship between personality traits and mental health well-being to formulate and design protective interventions that effectively manage the scenario of distress. EI paired with the PT elevated the mental health well-being of the healthcare workers.