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Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2014

A Study of Various classes of police officers in the traffic division of Ahmedabad and their Work Stress/Anxiety/Worry

Mehul Mahendrabhai Patel

M. Phil, School Of Psychology, Gujarat University Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.057/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.057

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The following study was conducted to study the work related stress and its effect on the police officers working in the traffic division of Ahmedabad city, Gujarat, India. For this the sample selected was Constables and Head Constables who held an experience of 1-5 years of duty (60 samples) and 10-15 years of duty (60 samples). The total samples in the population was 120 (N=120). The samples were selected from a variety of regions throughout the city of Ahmedabad. To measure the job related stress, the Job Stress Scale was used which was developed by A. K. Shrivastava and M. M. Sinha. The psychometric method used for statistical analysis was the ‘t’ test. The study showed that the second group (10-15 years experience) showed less work related stress than the first group (1-5 years experience); in both the classes of officers, that is, constables and head constables.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.057/20140201

10.25215/0201.057

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014