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Effects of Occupational Stress on Psychological Well-being of Police Employees in Ibadan Metropolis, Nigeria

TG Adegoke

Abstract


The study examined the effects of Occupational stress on psychological well-being of police employees. The study adopted the descriptive survey, using 250 police employees from five local government areas of Ibadan metropolis, Nigeria. The three instruments used were authored-constructed questionnaires by adapting relevant scales to measures the studied variables. Data were analyzed using one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) statistical method. Results obtained from this study showed that there were significant effects of work-stress, frustration and depression on psychological well-being of police employees in Ibadan metropolis. Based on these findings, it was recommended that the government and police organization should endeavours to find means of managing psychological attributes such as emotional labour, psychological well-being, work-stress and social networks of their employers.

Key word: Psychological well-being, work-stress, stressors, depression, and frustration




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/afrrev.v8i1.19
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