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Psychology and Psychotherapy: Research Study

Comparison of Job Satisfaction and Stress Level in Post Graduate Doctors of Local Hospitals of Islamabad

  • Open or CloseAsima Mehboob Khan* and Rizwan Taj

    Department of Psychiatry, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Asima Mehboob Khan, Associate Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan

Submission: May 09, 2018;Published: September 17, 2018

Volume1 Issue4
September 2018


Job satisfaction is the satisfying state of mind resulting from the appraisement of one’s job as achieving or facilities the achievement of one’s job values [1]. Stress is a condition which happens when one understands the burden on them or requirements of situation are extensive than they can deal with, and if these requirements are huge and continue for a long period of time without any break, mental, physical or behavioural problems may occur. In case of human being’s stress is often used to describe the body’s reactions to demands placed on it, whether these demands are favourable or unfavourable. Anything that causes stress is named as stressor. The manner of managing, coping, and psychological adjustment of stress of workers has influence on their job satisfaction [2]. Stress is resulted as a reaction of an employee when certain demands, pressures and professional aspects must be faced at the work place which is threat to the capabilities of the employee which in turn would create a struggle for existence in terms of being employed in a place [3].

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