JOB STRESS AMONG WOMEN POLICE FORCES IN INDIA

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Dr.K.M.Ashifa

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While women are making progress in the police force, they continue to confront numerous barriers at work and at home. Tension is a general phrase that refers to physical or mental exhaustion caused by prolonged exertion or stress. Additionally, it can be defined as a psychological condition characterized by exhaustion, cynicism, and depersonalization. Stress has long been seen as contemporary society's and life's crisis and illness. The objectives of this study are to assess the level of job stress experienced by female police officers, to examine the respondents' sociodemographic characteristics, to determine the relationship between job stress and the respondents' sociodemographic characteristics, and to recommend appropriate measures to alleviate the stress experienced by female police officers. In this investigation, the researcher employed a descriptive design. This study enrolled 60 female police officers as subjects. As a sampling approach, the researcher utilized Stratified Random Sampling. Data collection was conducted via an interview schedule. The study's major finding is that the majority of respondents suffer from stress, which is defined as a state of emotional exhaustion, feelings of depersonalization and perceived lack of accomplishment, work fatigue, and working hard in order to advance in their careers and achieve a higher level of life satisfaction”.

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