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| Published: November 15, 2020

Occupational stress and work-family conflict among police constables

Dr. Pinki

Research Officer, SOMAARTH, Mitrol, NH-19, Aurangabad, Palwal, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sandeep Panchal

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Indira Gandhi University, Meerpur, Rewari, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Shakti Pal

Sub- Divisional Employment Office, Loharu, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.041/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.041

ABSTRACT

Occupational stress can be defined as the physiological and emotional responses that occur when workers perceive an imbalance between their work demands and their capability and resources to meet these demands. Police plays an important role in maintaining laws, rules and regulation in the society. In doing so, their nature of duty put them in different kind of mental health issues like stress and anxiety. The data was collected from 300 police constables (an equal number of male and female) in the age range of 25 to 40 years utilizing random sampling technique. Occupational Stress Index (Srivastava and Singh, 1981) and Work-Family Conflict Scale developed by (Carlson, Kacmar and Williams, 2000) were administered to collect the data. Results were obtained by applying t-test which revealed that male and female police constables are significantly differs on Occupational Stress. Female police constables were found to be high on occupational stress than male police constables whereas no significant difference were observed on Work family conflict and its variables.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.041/20200804

10.25215/0804.041

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020