The effect of work overtime and work related stress among workers at Klang District Health Office / Mohd Amirul Aswad Ahmad

Ahmad, Mohd Amirul Aswad (2017) The effect of work overtime and work related stress among workers at Klang District Health Office / Mohd Amirul Aswad Ahmad. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Work-related stress is a stress caused by workplace, it distinct from stress in general because it is in the nature of the organization. Work-related stress may be a result of an employee’s being faced with conflicting job requirements and demands. One of the reason that cause work related stress is work overtime. Klang District Health Office, is chosen to investigate the effect of work overtime and work related stress among the employees who work overtime and without overtime. This study was also to investigate the relationship between work overtime and work related stress by using a DASS21 (Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scales) questionnaire. Based on the result obtained, the cumulative score of depression, anxiety and stress proved to be higher among workers that works overtime with total mean difference of 19.83 higher in score compared to those work without overtime, with p-value <0.0001. Therefore, it was clearly indicated that, the depression, anxiety and stress is actually frequently happen and experienced by the workers who work overtime. In this study, strong correlation was observed between the depressions, anxiety and stress score towards period of overtime, thus it can be concluded there were a relationship between work overtime and work related stress and it affected the workers in Klang District Health Office.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Ahmad, Mohd Amirul Aswad
2013860796
Contributors:
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Abdullah, Abdul Mujid
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Affection. Feeling. Emotion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Affection. Feeling. Emotion > Anxiety
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Labor. Work environment
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > Personal health and hygiene. Including clothing, bathing, exercise, travel, nutrition, sleep, sex hygiene
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > Personal health and hygiene. Including clothing, bathing, exercise, travel, nutrition, sleep, sex hygiene > Relaxation. Rest. Stress management
R Medicine > RC Internal Medicine > Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry > Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system. Including speech disorders
R Medicine > RC Internal Medicine > Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry > Psychiatry
R Medicine > RC Internal Medicine > Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry > Psychiatry > Depression. Affective disorders
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Health Sciences
Programme: Bachelor in Environmental Health and Safety
Keywords: Work Related Stress, Work Overtime, Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scales
Date: July 2017
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/45775
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