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Relationship between Work Stress, Subjective Happiness and Psychological Well-being Among Educated Working Women

Hajra Asad, Amira Iftekhar

The current study’s objective to investigate the relationship between general work stress, subjective happiness and psychological well-being among educated working women. This study was based on cross sectional research design. Purposive sampling technique was used. The sample size was 110 working women with age range 21-70. The present study variables were measured by the General Work Stress Scale, Subjective happiness, and the Psychological Well-Being Scale. The data obtained from questionnaires were analysed by the use of the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences 22 version. The findings of the present research revealed that there is significant negative correlation between work stress, subjective happiness and psychological wellbeing among educated working women. The discovery of the current study also revealed that working women age 21-30 years old showed significant mean difference in subjective happiness, psychological well-being. Experience in years less than 10 years are highly significant mean difference in subjective happiness and psychological well-being. Working women from urban areas were significant high in work stress and psychological wellbeing. Working women who were single significantly high in subjective happiness. Furthermore, it provoked the responsibilities, the discriminations women face during her working hours and how it is affecting her mental health.

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