International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part H (2016)
A sociological study on occupational stress and health problems among female police constables in Karnataka
Kavya CN, Dr. Chandrashekar E
Police work tends to impose a high degree and a multiplicity of stressful situations which can affect the physical, mental and interpersonal relationships of police personnel. This study was carried out with the sample of 25 police stations in Hassan District of Karnataka state. For this study, qualitative method was used. The analysis has been done on the basis of in-depth interviews with those who are female police constables in Hassan District. For this study, data was collected from 50 female police constables by using simple random sampling. The present paper aims to find out occupational stress and health problems of female police constables. This study finds that due to occupational stress majority of the respondents are facing health problems like high blood pressure, diabetic, heart problem, back pain, joint pain, body pain, heat etc.
How to cite this article:
Kavya CN, Dr. Chandrashekar E. A sociological study on occupational stress and health problems among female police constables in Karnataka. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(5):487-491.