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| Published: December 22, 2020

Psychological well-being – male and female nurses

Thomas Jasmine T M

Student, IIPR, MSc. Psychological Counselling Dept. of Psychology, Bangalore Central University Bangalore Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.087/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.087

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The aim of the study was to study the psychological wellbeing among male and female nurses. The hypothesis of the study was that there will be a significant influence of autonomy factor of Psychological well-being among male and female nurses ,there will be a significant influence of personal growth factor of Psychological well-being among male and female nurses ,there will be a significant influence of environmental mastery factor of Psychological well-being among male and female nurses ,there will be a significant influence of purpose in life factor of Psychological well-being among male and female nurses ,there will be a significant influence of positive relationship with others factor of Psychological well-being among male and female nurses , there will be a significant influence of self-acceptance factor of Psychological well-being among male and female nurses. The sample consists of 30 male nurses and 30 female nurses. The scale used for the study was Riff’s Scales of Psychological Well-Being’ for assessing the psychological well-being of nursing professionals. The data was analysed using SPSS version 16.0, descriptive analysis was carried out and Independent ‘t’ test were used. The results of the study indicate that there is no significant influence in the factors of positive relationship with others, autonomy, personal growth purpose in life and self-acceptance of psychological well-being among male and female nurses. Whereas there will be a significant influence of environmental mastery factor of psychological well-being among male and female nurses.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.087/20200804

10.25215/0804.087

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