The psychological wellbeing and professions. Women at work-Muntean, Ana

The present study examines the level of psychological well being among working women in different professions. A total of 325 women working in different organizations – industries, hospitals, banks, educational institutions and in call centers/BPOs were randomly selected. They were administered Carol Ryff’s Medium Form of Psychological Well Being Scale. Results revealed that women employees working in industries had least psychological well being in all the subfactors and total psychological well being scores, followed by women working in health organizations. Women employees working in banks had medium level of psychological well being scores. Women teachers had highest total Psychological Well Being scores and also in the entire sub factors of Psychological Well Being. Each subscale of PWB is correlated significantly and positively with rest of the subscales.


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