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RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 165-168


Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint

Fareeha Sheerazi, Kashmala Saleem, Fouzia Batool, Sania Khawar Kiani, Ambrin Kousar, Mir Arif Hussain.

Abstract
Objective: To look into the perceived health and state of wellness of professional physical therapists in six dimensions of wellness, and compare them on the basis of gender and qualification.
Methodology: s cross sectional survey was performed from February to July 2017 on graduates and postgraduates working physical therapists. A total of 386 participants of both gender aged 24 and above were included in the study via convenience sampling. Undergraduates, non-working graduates and graduates with illnesses were excluded from the study. Perceived wellness survey (PWS) questionnaire was used. T-test and one way ANOVA was applied for statistical analysis of the data using SPSS 20.
Results: The mean scores of the participants for psychological, physical, emotional, spiritual, social and intellectual dimensions of wellness were 3.9±0.6, 4.3±0.7, 4.2±0.7, 4.3±0.7, 4.4±0.7 and 4.3±2.2, respectively. A significant difference was observed between males in females only in terms of physical and spiritual dimensions of PWS, with males scoring higher as compared to females (p<0.05). No statistically significant differences were observed among all the dimensions of wellness in terms of qualification of the participants (p>0.05).
Conclusion: Male professionals had better sense of self perceived wellness in terms of physical and spiritual dimensions as compared to females, however qualification had no effect in terms self-perceived health.

Key words: Health, holistic health, physical therapist, wellness.


 
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Sheerazi F, Saleem K, Batool F, Kiani SK, Kousar A, Hussain MA. Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 165-168.


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Sheerazi F, Saleem K, Batool F, Kiani SK, Kousar A, Hussain MA. Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=25246 [Access: April 05, 2022].


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Sheerazi F, Saleem K, Batool F, Kiani SK, Kousar A, Hussain MA. Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 165-168.



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Sheerazi F, Saleem K, Batool F, Kiani SK, Kousar A, Hussain MA. Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 165-168.



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Sheerazi, F., Saleem, . K., Batool, . F., Kiani, . S. K., Kousar, . A. & Hussain, . M. A. (2022) Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. RMJ, 47 (1), 165-168.



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Sheerazi, Fareeha, Kashmala Saleem, Fouzia Batool, Sania Khawar Kiani, Ambrin Kousar, and Mir Arif Hussain. 2022. Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 165-168.



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Sheerazi, Fareeha, Kashmala Saleem, Fouzia Batool, Sania Khawar Kiani, Ambrin Kousar, and Mir Arif Hussain. "Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 165-168.



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Sheerazi, Fareeha, Kashmala Saleem, Fouzia Batool, Sania Khawar Kiani, Ambrin Kousar, and Mir Arif Hussain. "Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 165-168. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Sheerazi, F., Saleem, . K., Batool, . F., Kiani, . S. K., Kousar, . A. & Hussain, . M. A. (2022) Screening for perceived health and wellness among professional physical therapists through a holistic viewpoint. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 165-168.








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