A Cross-Cultural Study on Occupational Stress and Depression among School Teachers of SikkimJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-03-05
Authors : Hemlata Sharma;
Page : 660-666
Keywords : Depression; Occupational stress; Community;
The study aims to investigate the occupational stress and depression among teachers in Sikkim as teaching job has been one of the most accepted stressful occupation all over the globe. Available literatures also support that teachers have showed excessive stress which have significantly related to depression. 300 teachers (150 male and 150 female) and 100 samples each from the three cultures -Nepali, Bhutia and Lepcha served as samples. The Occupational Stress Index and Beck Depression Inventory-II were employed. Results portrayed gender and cultural differences on Occupational stress and depression which invites the need of psychological diagnosis and intervention for making appropriate suggestion to gender and culture.
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