OCCUPATIONAL STRESS OF ADULTS

Sharmistha Buragohain, G. Padma Priya

Abstract


Stress at place of work is often referred to as 'occupational stress'. Asghar, Rahat (2011) stated the energy of a human being is directly related to the
economic development of the country because most of the profession involves energy as basic input. Thus a study was conducted to identify the
level of Occupational Stress of Adults employed in the School, Bank, and IT sector. The population for the present study was constituted of 100
samples, out of 100 samples, 58 were early adulthood, and 42 were middle adulthood collected through random sampling method. Occupational
Stress Index developed by Srivastava and Singh (1984) was used to collect the required information. The findings reveal that there is a high
association of Occupational Stress with age, gender, and family type of adults employed in the School, Bank, and IT sector.


Keywords


Stress, Occupational stress, Adults, Workplace

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