Study of Perceived Stress among Academicians in Higher Institutional Malaysia
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.