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| Published: March 23, 2017

Relationship between Occupational Stress, Coping Strategies and Job Satisfaction among Nurses working in General Hospitals and Psychiatric Hospitals

Shridhar. C Kulakarni

Research scholar, Department of Studies in Psychology, University of Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Srimathi N. L

Professor, Department of Studies in Psychology, Manasagangotri University of Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.147/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.147

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The purpose of this research was to study the relationship between occupational stress, coping strategies and job satisfaction among nurses working in general hospital and psychiatric hospital. The sample consisted of 300 nurses (150 nurses from general hospital and 150 from psychiatric hospital) drawn from Hubli and Dharawad district hospitals, Chitradurga, Shimoga district hospitals of Karnataka. The primary objective of the study is to study the relationship between occupational stress, coping strategies and level of job satisfaction among nurses working in general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals. The participants were administered the occupational stress index developed by Prof. S. K. Srivastava and Prof. A. P. Singh, ways of coping questionnaire developed by Lazarus and Folkman (1989) and Job satisfaction questionnaire developed by C.N. Daftuar. The data were analyzed by using Pearson Product Moment Method of correlation to find out the relationship between these variables. The results of the study have shown that there is a significant positive relationship exists between the occupational stress, coping strategies and job satisfaction among nurses working in general and psychiatric hospitals.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.147/20170402

10.25215/0402.147

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017