OCCUPATIONAL STRESS OF MALE AND FEMALE TEACHERS – A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Dibakar Ghosh, Samirranjan Adhikari, Sushanto Mahato

Abstract


Teachers with sound mental health are the prime requirement of the country. To understand the mental health status a comparative study was undertaken through descriptive survey method. To collect the data a 49 item “Teacher Stress Inventory (TSI)” was administered on a stratified random sample comprising of 363 male and 234 female teachers selected from 30 schools of West Bengal, India. From the result it was observed that the two groups (female and male) differed (statistically) significantly in occupational stressors scores – the female teachers felt more stress than their male counterparts.


Keywords


Stress, Occupational Stress, Teachers Stress, Mild Strength Rating, Barely Noticeable

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