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safaee S, ghiasi M, Jafari Nodoushan A, Kakaei H, Jafari Nodoushan R. Modeling of Self-Concept and Work Stress in Women Personnel of Semnan University of Medical Sciences: Mediated Role of Religious Orientation. tkj. 2015; 7 (3) :19-27
URL: http://tkj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-501-en.html
Shahid Beheshti university of medical sciences
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Introduction: Employees are often faced with some stressful situations that with their self-concept content, affect their job satisfaction, mental and physical health. Also, religious orientation plays an important role. The aim of this study was to examine the mediating role of religious orientation in relation to the self-concept of job stress.

Methods: This is a descriptive, correlational study. The population was female employees in Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. 150 individuals were selected by simple random sampling method, with ages ranging between 32 to 64 years were selected. The measurement tools of this research were Tennessee Self Concept Scale (TSCS), Intrinsic and Extrinsic Religious Orientation Scale (IERS) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Stress Questionnaire. For data analysis, descriptive statistics and multiple regression analysis were used.

Results: Religious orientation can have a mediating role in the relationship between self-concept and job stress. People with religious beliefs, achieve greater self-awareness, which can be helpful in reducing stress.

Conclusion: Spiritual help making sure of receiving divine support in times of need is a suitable way to reduce job stress.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Ergonomics
Received: 2014/06/16 | Accepted: 2016/01/11 | Published: 2016/01/11

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