Domain wise psychological well-being among doctors and nurses: Comparative study of marital status and annual income
Madhu Chandra MK
The present study examines Domain wise psychological well-being among doctors and nurses – comparative study of marital status and annual income. A total of 600 (doctors-300, nurses-300) samples were selected randomly from Bangalore City. Information was collected from using an instrument developed by Carol, D, Ryff’s Medium Form of Psychological Well Being Scale (PWBS). Two way ANOVA were used for analysis.Result revealed that doctors and nurses do not show any significant difference in overall psychological wellbeing. However in the domains of autonomy and environmental mastery doctors and nurses differ significantly. Result shows that married and unmarried doctors and nurses’ differ significantly on overall psychological wellbeing, domains wise result indicate that married and unmarried doctors and nurse differ significantly on Purpose in life and self-acceptance. Study revealed significant difference between annual income of above one lakh and up to one lakh of doctors and nurses on over all psychological well-being, domain wise significant differences was observed in their score of autonomy, environmental mastery, positive relation with others and self-acceptance.