Gender Difference in Psychosocial Problems of City Traffic Police

Author: Rabia Bhatti

Supervisor: Ms. Afsheeen Masood

Degree: M.Sc

Year: 2007-2009

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The present research was conducted to investigate the gender differences in psychosocial problems of city traffic police. It was hypothesized that female traffic police officers experience more psychosocial problems as compared to male officers. Survey research design was used to conduct the present study. I order to collect data a sample of 60 traffic policy officers (M=30, F=30) was selected from Lahore by using purposive sampling technique. The data was collected through a self-constructed questionnaire based on the indicators drawn from the pilot study. Independent-sample t-test, ANOVA, Pearson product moment correlation was used for inferential analyses. The results revealed that comparatively female traffic police officers experience more psychosocial problems than male traffic police officers.

Keywords: Gender Difference, Psychosocial Problems, City Traffic Police

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Corresponding Address: Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Email:, Phone: 92-42-9231245

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