Author: Irum Imdad (MSc 2014-2016) Supervisor: Shazia Khalid, PhD
Supervisor: Shazia Khalid, PhD
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study aims to investigate the relationship between personality traits, religiosity, spirituality and mental health of government sector employees. Correlational research design was used in the present study. It was hypothesized that there would be a relationship between personality traits, religiosity, spirituality and mental health of government sector employees. Moreover, it was also hypothesized that personality traits, religiosity and spirituality would be predictors of mental health in government sector employees. The sample comprised of 200 hundred government sector employees, (N = 200) including both males and females, with age range 30 to 50 years (M = 34.16, SD = 8.76). The Big Five Inventory BFI-K (Rammstedt & John, 2005), Private Religious Practices (Levin & John, 1999), Daily Spiritual Experiences (Underwood & John, 1999) and Mental Health Continum (Keyes, 2009) scales were used to assess the relationship between study variables. The results indicated that Agreeableness positively correlated with religiosity, spirituality, emotional, social and psychological wellbeing, Religiosity is positively correlated with psychological wellbeing and spirituality also correlated with and emotional, social and psychological wellbeing. Furthermore, agreeableness and spirituality significantly predict emotional and social wellbeing and religiosity was a significant predictor of psychological wellbeing. The study has important implications in the organizational psychology and can be used in improving government employees’ performance.
Keywords: Personality Traits, Religiosity, Spirituality, Mental Health, Government Sector Employees.
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