| Published: September 25, 2016
Psychological Well-being among Doctors and Nurses: A Comparative Study
The present study examines the level of psychological well being among doctors and nurses. A total of 600 (doctors-300, nurses-300) samples were selected randomly from Bangalore City. Information was collected from using an instrument developed by Carol, D, Ryff’s Medium Form of Psychological Well Being Scale (PWBS). Results of the study revealed that doctors and nurses working in Bangalore City did not show significance differences in overall psychological wellbeing. However they showed significance differences in the domains of autonomy and environmental mastery. Whereas nurses score higher on autonomy and environmental mastery compare to doctors. Gender wise comparisons on over all psychological wellbeing did not show significance differences. However male and female differ only in the domain of personal growth, male respondents scored higher on Personal growth has compare to female respondent.
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© 2016, M Madhuchandra, N Srimathi
Received: July 25, 2016; Revision Received: August 24, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016