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Life Satisfaction and Stress Level among Working and Non-Working Women

Journal: The International Journal of Indian Psychology (Vol.1, No. 4)

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Page : 121-128

Keywords : Life Satisfaction; Stress and Working and Non-Working Women;

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The main aim of the present study was to examine the life satisfaction and stress among working and non-working women. A sample of 200 women (100working &100non-working) was drawn randomly from the population. Life Satisfaction Scale by Alam & Srivastava (1996) and stress scale by Singh (2004) were used for data collection. Mean, standard deviation, ?t? test and correlation were the statistics calculated. The results indicated that there was significant difference regarding life satisfaction and stress between working and non-working women. Results revealed that working and non-working women differed significantly on their life satisfaction (t=5.52).Working women were more satisfied with their life, on stress scale non-working women have higher level stress as compared to working women. A significant negative relationship was found between life satisfaction and stress.

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