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Prevalence of Type A Personality in Employees of Healthcare Institution


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1 Department of Neurosciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University, Karad, Maharashtra, India
     

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Background: Healthcare institution is a public or nonprofit organization that provides services for 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. So this work pattern has direct or indirect impact on their health. Stressful life style leads to many health problems. As personality plays a vital role in dealing with the stress and competition. It is essential to know your personality to prevent all the further complications associated with it for a better living. The study is done to find out these type of personalities and aware them about the further health problems.

Objectives: To find out the proportion of Type A personality individuals in particular institution. 2) To find out the association between the personality and related diseases.

Method: Ethical Clearance was obtained from the Institutional Ethical Committee. 100 consecutive individuals aged between 30 to 50 years both male and female were interviewed. They were selected according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria. They were allowed to fill the Questionnaire‑OB‑360‑TYPE A BEHAVIOUR SCALE. According to which conclusion was made.

Result: A statistical analysis for type A personality was significant and for correlation between personality type and health diseases/disorders was not significant (p 0.417).

Conclusion: The majority of participants showed type A personality.The study concluded that there is no significant difference between personality type and health condition. The maximum number of female employees comparatively male employees were more prone for health conditions due to their personality type.


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Type A Personality, Employees, Healthcare Institution.
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Yogita A. Pawar
Department of Neurosciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University, Karad, Maharashtra, India
Suraj B. Kanase
Department of Neurosciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University, Karad, Maharashtra, India

Abstract


Background: Healthcare institution is a public or nonprofit organization that provides services for 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. So this work pattern has direct or indirect impact on their health. Stressful life style leads to many health problems. As personality plays a vital role in dealing with the stress and competition. It is essential to know your personality to prevent all the further complications associated with it for a better living. The study is done to find out these type of personalities and aware them about the further health problems.

Objectives: To find out the proportion of Type A personality individuals in particular institution. 2) To find out the association between the personality and related diseases.

Method: Ethical Clearance was obtained from the Institutional Ethical Committee. 100 consecutive individuals aged between 30 to 50 years both male and female were interviewed. They were selected according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria. They were allowed to fill the Questionnaire‑OB‑360‑TYPE A BEHAVIOUR SCALE. According to which conclusion was made.

Result: A statistical analysis for type A personality was significant and for correlation between personality type and health diseases/disorders was not significant (p 0.417).

Conclusion: The majority of participants showed type A personality.The study concluded that there is no significant difference between personality type and health condition. The maximum number of female employees comparatively male employees were more prone for health conditions due to their personality type.


Keywords


Type A Personality, Employees, Healthcare Institution.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F191935