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RMJ. 2020; 45(4): 886-889


Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.

Nazia Nazir, Hafiz Amjad Hussain, Fatima Tanveer, Subhan Ullah, Maryam Khokar, Ahmad Ayaz Sabri.

Abstract
Objective: To analyse the relationship between perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Government and Private Hospitals of Faisalabad. Perceived stress and psychological well-being scale were used to collect data. SPSS version 20 was used for data analysis.
Results: Significant negative correlation was found between perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors (-.288**, p<0.01). Mean score of purpose in life (sub scale of psychological well-being) for the male doctors was 27.10 (SD = 7.627), whereas mean score in same dimension for female doctors was 29.85 (SD = 6.186). Female doctors were found to have significantly higher purpose in life scores as compared to their male colleagues (p<0.05). Young doctors score on Positive relations (mean =27.20, SD = 7.587, while 36.4% (n=59) aged 31-40 (PR mean score, 29.03, SD = 7.151) however 12.3% (n=20) aged 41-50 (mean = 31.85, SD = 6.377) and 5.6% (n=9) aged >50 (mean = 31.78, SD = 8.643, p<0.05). Doctors aged 41-50 and above had significantly higher score on positive relations as compared to younger doctors. Doctors aged 21-30 had least score on positive relations.
Conclusion: There was significant negative correlation between perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors. Female doctors enjoyed high purpose in life as compare to their male colleagues.

Key words: : Psychological well-being, stigma, perception.


 
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Nazir N, Hussain HA, Tanveer F, Ullah S, Khokar M, Sabri AA. Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. RMJ. 2020; 45(4): 886-889.


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Nazir N, Hussain HA, Tanveer F, Ullah S, Khokar M, Sabri AA. Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=112848 [Access: December 18, 2020].


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Nazir N, Hussain HA, Tanveer F, Ullah S, Khokar M, Sabri AA. Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. RMJ. 2020; 45(4): 886-889.



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Nazir N, Hussain HA, Tanveer F, Ullah S, Khokar M, Sabri AA. Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. RMJ. (2020), [cited December 18, 2020]; 45(4): 886-889.



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Nazir, N., Hussain, . H. A., Tanveer, . F., Ullah, . S., Khokar, . M. & Sabri, . A. A. (2020) Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. RMJ, 45 (4), 886-889.



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Nazir, Nazia, Hafiz Amjad Hussain, Fatima Tanveer, Subhan Ullah, Maryam Khokar, and Ahmad Ayaz Sabri. 2020. Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (4), 886-889.



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Nazir, Nazia, Hafiz Amjad Hussain, Fatima Tanveer, Subhan Ullah, Maryam Khokar, and Ahmad Ayaz Sabri. "Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 886-889.



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Nazir, Nazia, Hafiz Amjad Hussain, Fatima Tanveer, Subhan Ullah, Maryam Khokar, and Ahmad Ayaz Sabri. "Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.." Rawal Medical Journal 45.4 (2020), 886-889. Print.



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Nazir, N., Hussain, . H. A., Tanveer, . F., Ullah, . S., Khokar, . M. & Sabri, . A. A. (2020) Correlation of perceived stress and psychological well-being among doctors serving at various government and private hospitals of Faisalabad.. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (4), 886-889.








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