An empirical study of work trauma among college teachers, Chennai

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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, ISSN: 0975-2366, Vol: 10, Issue: 4, Page: 220-222

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C. Balakrishnan; S. Kasturi; B. Suchithra; K. Janani
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
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Creating an organization where employees can achieve a good balance between work and family life is a growing concern for employees and organization. A significant number of faculty working in colleges, are indeed experiencing and reporting stress I n the workplace due to heavy work overload. There is a strong relationship between hours worked per week, self-reported stress, and psychological wellbeing. In today’s fast paced society, educational institutions seek options to positively impact the bottom line of their faculties, improve faculty morale, retain faculties. The impact of stress on age-related physiological capacities is influenced not only by endowed genetic substrate, but also by individual differences, including the frequency of exposure to stress, the nature and intensity of psychological and physiological reactions to stress, and the efficacy of restorative processes that replenish physiological reserves and fortify against future stress. Stress leads to poor individual and institutional growth. If one is suffering from stress, the aspect of life that causes it has to be identified. This paper outlines the issues connected with stress of faculty in educational institutions and the factors that determine work stress.