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Khovnord B, Rajai Behbahani N, Piran Vise P, Fazli Z. Relationship between job stress and quality of life in librarians Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences . jpm. 2016; 3 (1) :1-9
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Introduction: Stress is a factor which can reduce the quality and quantity of life. Librarians, Due to the nature of their job, may be unable to respond to the needs of the causes of occupational stress. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between job stress and quality of life of Librarians in Shahid Sadoughi University of medical sciences in Yazd.

Methods: This descriptive analytic study carried on 38 librarians. All Librarians enrolled in the study. The data collection tools to measure the quality of life and job stress were SF_36 and HSE questionnaires, respectively.

Results: Out of total of 38 subjects who entered the study, 25 (8/65%) were female and 13 (2/34%) were male. The findings showed that the mean quality of life is 54/17 ± 95/69 and the mean job stress is 2.74±0.41. Pearson correlation test showed a significant and inverse relationship between job stress and quality of life in employees (r= -0.374, P = 0.011).

Conclusion: Our results showed that stress and quality of life are negatively correlated. Therefore a plan to decrease the stress level will increase the quality of life and satisfaction in employees.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/10/31 | Accepted: 2016/05/30 | Published: 2016/10/31

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