Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Psychological Well-being among Doctors and Nurses: A Comparative Study

Madhuchandra, M. K.

Research Scholar, University of Mysore, Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Srimathi, N. L

Professor, University of Mysore, Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.212/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.212


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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016