Comparative Study of Coping Strategies and Job Satisfaction among Nurses working in General and Psychiatric HospitalsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2017-02-05
Authors : Shridhar C Kulakarni; Srimathi;
Page : 1344-1350
Keywords : Occupational stress; Coping strategies; Job satisfaction and Nurses;
The purpose of this research was to study the relationship between occupational stress, coping strategies and job satisfaction among nurses working in general hospital and psychiatric hospital. The sample consisted of 300 nurses (150 nurses from general hospital and 150 from psychiatric hospital) drawn from Hubli and Dharawad district hospitals, Chitradurga, Shimoga district hospitals of Karnataka. The primary objective of the study is to study the relationship between occupational stress, coping strategies and level of job satisfaction among nurses working in general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals. The participants were administered the occupational stress index developed by Prof. S. K. Srivastava and Prof. A. P. Singh, ways of coping questionnaire developed by Lazarus and Folkman (1989) and Job satisfaction questionnaire developed by C. N. Daftuar. The data were analyzed by using Pearson Product Moment Method of correlation to find out the relationship between these variables. The results of the study have shown that there is a significant positive relationship exists between the occupational stress, coping strategies and job satisfaction among nurses working in general and psychiatric hospitals.
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