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JOB SATISFACTION AND MENTAL HEALTH OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

A. Punitha, S. Aravinthavathani

Abstract


The present study is to examine the relationship between job satisfaction and mental health of secondary school teachers with reference to the background variables. Survey method was used in the study. A sample of 260 teachers was chosen from 15 secondary schools located in Kancheepuram district. Job satisfaction inventory by Padmanabaiah (1986) and mental health inventory by Lakshmi Prabha (2002) was used for data collection. Data was analyzed by using t-test, F-ratio and r-value. From the findings of the study, it is found that there is significant difference in job satisfaction of secondary school teachers with regard to type of management. Findings of the study also indicates that there is a significant correlation between job satisfaction and mental health of secondary school teachers.

Keywords


Job satisfaction, Mental Health, Secondary school teachers.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21922/srjhsel.v7i32.15421