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Occupational Burnout in Relation to Psychological well being in Primary School Teachers


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The purpose of the study was to investigate Occupational Burnout in relation to Psychological well being among the primary school teachers. The study consisted of a sample of 100 primary school teachers, which includes fifty teachers from the government schools and fifty from the non government or private schools between age range 25-40 years and with minimum 5 years of teaching experience. The participants were assessed using Maslach's Burnout Inventory (with its three dimensions that include emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and personal accomplishment) and Psychological well being questionnaire (Ryff, 1995). The correlation analysis indicate that there was negative linear relationship between psychological well being and two dimensions of occupational burnout i.e. emotional exhaustion and depersonalization and a positive linear relationship with personal accomplishment.

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Occupational Burnout, Psychological Wellbeing, Primary School Teachers
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Kanika Jindal
The IIS University, Jaipur, Rajsthan, India

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The purpose of the study was to investigate Occupational Burnout in relation to Psychological well being among the primary school teachers. The study consisted of a sample of 100 primary school teachers, which includes fifty teachers from the government schools and fifty from the non government or private schools between age range 25-40 years and with minimum 5 years of teaching experience. The participants were assessed using Maslach's Burnout Inventory (with its three dimensions that include emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and personal accomplishment) and Psychological well being questionnaire (Ryff, 1995). The correlation analysis indicate that there was negative linear relationship between psychological well being and two dimensions of occupational burnout i.e. emotional exhaustion and depersonalization and a positive linear relationship with personal accomplishment.

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Occupational Burnout, Psychological Wellbeing, Primary School Teachers