STRESS AND AGE AS PREDICTORS OF POOR FAMILY RELATIONS AMONG FEMALE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

  • Nazia Mustafa General Headquarter, Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Tahir Sardar Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Najm Us Saqib Khan Naval Headquarter Islamabad Pakistan
  • Muhammad Naveed Akhtar Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Javaria Mumtaz Tehsil Headquarter Hospital, Arifwala Pakistan
  • Usama Bin Zubair Pak Emirates Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Family Relations, Healthcare Professionals, Daily life Stress

Abstract

Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate the role of stress and age in managing family relations.

Study Design: Cross sectional study.

Place and Duration of Study: Public sector hospitals in Rawalpindi and Islamabad from May 2018 to June2018.

Methodology: A sample of 103females healthcare professionals (Doctors=15, Psychiatrists= 14, psychologists=29, Nurses=22 and Others = 23) (Married=53, unmarried=50) with mean age of 30years (range from 20to50years) were taken from various hospitals in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Data was collected by using the Perceived Stress Scale and the Index of Family Relations.

Results: Results revealed significant positive correlation between age and poor family relations whereas correlation between stress and family relations is not significant. Regression analysis showed age as predictor of poor family relations. These findings were interpreted with the
support of literature.

Conclusion: It is concluded a work- family life balance should be achieved and presence of stress or mental health problems should be screened timely in order to manage them before it’s too late.

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Published
2021-01-26
How to Cite
Mustafa, N., Sardar, T., Khan, N. U. S., Akhtar, M., Mumtaz, J., & Zubair, U. (2021). STRESS AND AGE AS PREDICTORS OF POOR FAMILY RELATIONS AMONG FEMALE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS. PAFMJ, 71(Suppl-1), S19-22. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v71iSuppl-1.5914
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