A Study on Teachers Stress and Coping Strategies

  • Savitha S Assistant professor, Department of Commerce, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts & Science College, Uthangarai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Kasthuri R Head and Associate professor, Department of Commerce, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts & Science College, Uthangarai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Keywords: Teacher stress, stressors, coping strategies, personal characteristics, job characteristics.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of teachers' personal and job characteristics on the level of stress they experience from various sources, as well
as their perception of the effectiveness of cognitive, behavioral and emotional coping strategies. Data were obtained from a sample of 425 school teachers using
questionnaire. Results indicate that among the personal and job characteristics examined, the effects of gender, experience, school level and culture on levels of stress caused by some stressor categories and in the degree to which teachers believe in the effectiveness of some coping strategies were found significant.

Published
2017-10-30