Study of Perceived Stress among Academicians in Higher Institutional Malaysia

  • Muhammad Nur Amirul Arbae DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia
  • Nur Adibah Mohamad Othman DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia
  • Nur Fatihah Mahamad DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia
  • Siti Farhana Zainal Bakri DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia
  • Azian Hariri Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Keywords: Psychosocial hazard, lecturer, occupational stress, stress factors.

Abstract

Stress can lead to mental disorder such as post-traumatic disorder, schizophrenia and others. Nowadays stress has become concern in Malaysia due to the increasing amount of mental disorder. Teaching were one of the most stressful and challenging occupation. This study was aimed to investigate the occurrence of occupational stress and to identify the factors that contribute to stress among the academic staff in higher institutional in Malaysia. This study was using questionnaire method. The questionnaires were distributed to the academic staff. The results show that 77% of participated academic staffs were experience stress. There are three major factors that contribute to stress which is demand, relationship and role.

Published
2019-03-10
How to Cite
Amirul Arbae, M. N., Mohamad Othman, N. A., Mahamad, N. F., Zainal Bakri, S. F., & Hariri, A. (2019). Study of Perceived Stress among Academicians in Higher Institutional Malaysia. Journal of Safety, Health & Ergonomics, 1(1). Retrieved from https://fazpublishing.com/jshe/index.php/jshe/article/view/4