International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 10, Part I (2015)
Workplace stress in health care workers—A Research on selected Multi Specialty hospitals in Thiruvarur District of Tamil Nadu
P Karthikeyan, S Babu
This paper describes the perceptions of workplace stress among the Health care workers in selected Multi specialty hospitals in Thiruvarur district. The main aim of this study was to investigate expose to stress at work in Healthcare sector. A self structured questionnaire was adopted to accomplish the research objectives through the responses from 55 Healthcare workers in selected Hospitals. Various statistical tools and methods such as descriptive statistics and chi square tests, etc., have been used to analyze the data. The results of the study reveals that occupational sources of stress such as work overload, time pressure, personal income and difficult ill helpless patients appeared to the most stressful for feel the healthcare workers. In addition a variety of personal family and social factors were also identified as least stressful stressors. This information may useful for the healthcare sectors formulating policies and strategies to help the workers relieve and cope with their work related stress.
How to cite this article:
P Karthikeyan, S Babu. Workplace stress in health care workers—A Research on selected Multi Specialty hospitals in Thiruvarur District of Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(10): 599-601.