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Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jan;16(1):22-6. doi: 10.4103/0019-5278.99686.

Occupational stress, mental health and coping among information technology professionals.

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Chief Medical Superintendent, Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad, India.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Experience of occupational stress is inevitably involved in the execution of any type of work. Stress has an adaptive value. It motivates the individual to attend to the task and get rid of the tension or demand the unattended task produced.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

The study was planned to investigate the differences between executives and shop floor workers on occupational stress, mental health, job satisfaction and coping. A random sample of 200 executives and shop floor employees collected from Nuclear Fuel Complex of Hyderabad City. A well developed sub-scales of Occupational Stress indicator like Mental Health, and Coping behavior were used in the present study.

RESULTS AND CONCLUSION:

The shop floor workers experiencing more job stress and lower mental health. But these two groups did not differ in their coping behaviour. The executives are better with work home balance.

KEYWORDS:

Stress; coping; executives shop floor employees; mental health

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