Volume 25, Number 134 (3-2016)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2016, 25(134): 335-339 | Back to browse issues page


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Hosseini Z, Panahandeh Vansofla K, Mirzaian B. Relationship between Job Stress and Social Support in Prediction of Job Satisfaction in the Recruits of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2016; 25 (134) :335-339
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-7222-en.html

Abstract:   (2216 Views)

Background and purpose: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between job stress, social support, and job satisfaction in the personnel of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.

Materials and methods: In this study, 302 individuals were selected from 1400 staff in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences using stratified random sampling. Data was collected using Berry Field and Ruth questionnaire of job satisfaction, Occupational Stress Inventory (OSI), and Social Support Appraisals (SS-A). 

Results: There were inverse relationships between job satisfaction and job stress (r=-0.15), gender (r=-0.106), and marital status (r=-0.10). Positive relationships were observed between type of employment (r=0.07) and social support (r=0.80) and job satisfaction among employees. Job stress and social support were found to be responsible for 0.75% and 64% of the changes in job satisfaction.

Conclusion: According to the findings, incentives and social supports could increase job satisfaction and reduce job stress in the personnel of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences.

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Type of Study: Brief Report | Subject: psychology

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