A Comparative Study to assess the Stress Buster among Working and Non-Working Women

Z. Fathima Hinaz, R. Gayatri Devi, A. Jothi Priya
2021 Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International  
Stress is the body's response to the daily events that occur in one's life. Everyone experiences stress. Stress can be positive and motivate women to achieve notable goals. But stress can also be negative and destructive, taking its toll in many life areas. When stress becomes chronic or excessive, it becomes harder to adapt and cope. Chronic stress builds up so that stress seems like a normal way of life for some women. Women have undergone various different stresses, which vary from person to
more » ... person. The objective of this study is to assess stress buster among working and non-working women. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional survey study carried out among working and non-working women. The total sample size was 103. A self administered questionnaire was used for the survey and was distributed through an online platform. Data was collected and analysed by Pearson and chi-squares test and p-value of 0.05 was said to be statistically significant. Result: When compared to non working women, working women stress level was higher and they search for stress busters. Majority of the women population feel stressed, irritable, grouchy and anxious. Majority of the population also prefer listening to songs and also prefer to sing to overcome their stress. Conclusion: Both working and non-working women are equally stressed, while non-working women tend to overreact to situations. Majority of the women population prefer listening to songs to overcome stress.
doi:10.9734/jpri/2021/v33i47b33165 fatcat:e6dfk2wimbd67gcxacvko7gzsy