Comparative Study

| Published: February 02, 2017

Study on Stress among Female High School Teachers of Haryana

Kavita Dua

OM Group of Institutions, 12 KM Stone, Hisar- Chandigarh Road, National Highway- 65, Districrt-Hisar, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Veena Sangwan

Professor (Retired) Department of Family Resource Management, I.C.College of Home Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryan Agriculture University, Hisar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.055/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.055


Stress is unavoidable part of life due to increasing workload and complexities in daily life. Now-a-days the world is said to be world of achievement is a world of stress. Stress is anywhere and everywhere, weather it is in family, friends, business, institute or society. Right form birth to death, each and every individual exposed to stress. Each profession causes a specific level of stress. Teaching is also one of the stressful professions like many other professions.  In the educational process, the female teachers in teaching profession have increased. A female high school teacher is usually burdened with multiple roles and responsibilities. Female teachers are more vulnerable to stress as stress is caused by many factors including poor working conditions, scarcity of resources, heavy workloads and lack of administrative and family support system. As a result of these stressful aspects of teaching, stress can have negative effects on teacher’s physical, emotional, behavioral and mental well being. The main objective of this paper is to work out stress among female high school teachers of Haryana. Researcher has made all attempts to critically examine the studies conducted in the field of stress.

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