| Published: June 30, 2017
Job Stress, Well-Being and Coping: A Correlational Study among Police Personnel
Long working hours, shifts in working, intense work demands and high job demands from supervisors cause job stress among police personnel. Job stress adversely effects the physical and mental wellness of police personnel. But at same time what coping strategies do they adopt to free from this distress is matter of grave concern .Thus, the present study was designed to investigate the relationship among Job stress, Coping strategies and General well-being of police personnel. Job stress survey (Speilberger & Vagg, 1999), Brief cope scale (Carver,1997) and PGI General well-being scale were administered on 75 police personnel at entry level from Police Training Centre of Bhaundasi, Gurgaon and now serving as ASI with Haryana Police. All belonged to an age group of 21-25 years. The data was analyzed by using Descriptive statistics and Correlational analysis. Results revealed that job stress was related to poor well being lack of organizational support led to psychological distress and emotion focused coping correlated negatively with well being. While problem focused coping was found positive in enhancing well being.
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© 2017 Rao V, Singh S
Received: June 05, 2017; Revision Received: June 18, 2018; Accepted: June 30, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017