Author: Saleha Tahir
Supervisor: Ms. Shazia Irfan
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present research aims to investigate family environment and perceived stress in working and nonworking women. The sample was composed of (N = 100) women (50 = working & 50 = non-working) included nurses and teachers in working women. Family Environment Scale (Bhatia & Chada, 1993) and Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) (Cohen et al, 1983) was filled born each participant. Findings of the research revealed that there was not significant relationship between the Family Environment and Perceived Stress. Findings revealed a significant difference in working and non working women. Analysis revealed that there is average negative correlation between perceived stress and family environment for non working women. Findings revealed that there is strong positive correlation between perceived stress and family environment for working women. This research can provide difference in problems face by the Pakistani working and non working women. This research can be helpful especially in the field of social and organizational psychology.
Keywords: perceived stress, family environment, working and non working women.
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