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J Research Health 2014, 4(4): 920-926 Back to browse issues page
Comparison of job stress, stressful life events, and coping styles between shift and non-shift Personnel
Mahdieh Sadat Khoshouei , Nasimeh Farhadi
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The purpose of this study was to investigate job stress, stressful life events and coping styles among shift and non-shift workers. The present study was a comparative study. The Statistical population consisted of all workers in an industrial company in Isfahan. A sample 90 workers (45 shift workers and 45 non-shift workers) were selected via simple random sampling. Data was collected through administration of scales of job stress with three dimensions including physical environment, role conflict, and role ambiguity (Hellriegel and Slocum, 1996), Social Readjustment Rating Scale (Holmes and Rahe, 1967) and coping styles scale with dimensions including effective and ineffective coping styles (Carver, Scheier and Weintrub, 1989). Results were analyzed using MANOVA test. Results indicated that in job stress, its dimensions, stressful life events and coping styles between shift and non-shift workers there were significant differences (p<0.01). Based on this study, it was understand that shift workers scored significant higher in job stress, its dimensions, stressful life event and coping styles and indicated the importance of shift work in stress.
Keywords: Stress, Coping Skill, Shift-Work
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2013/08/7 | Accepted: 2013/10/5 | Published: 2014/10/28
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Khoshouei M S, Farhadi N. Comparison of job stress, stressful life events, and coping styles between shift and non-shift Personnel. J Research Health. 2014; 4 (4) :920-926
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