Assessment of psychosocial work environment of doctors

Zainab Bashir Khan, Aima Pervaiz, Arooma Majid, Ahmed Toheed


  • Zainab Bashir Khan Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College, Lahore.
  • Aima Pervaiz Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College, Lahore.
  • Arooma Majid Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College, Lahore.
  • Ahmed Toheed King Edward Medical University Lahore



work environment, burnout, stress


Introduction :
Psychosocial work environments pertain to interpersonal and social interactions that influence behavior and development in the workplace.
Objective :
To test a comprehensive and theory-based psychosocial work environment questionnaire and analyze associations with mental health in a sample of doctors in a tertiary care hospital in Lahore, Pakistan.
The design of study is cross-sectional study. It took place at Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore, from March 2017 to june 2017.A sample size of 100 working doctors was selected. Technique was non probability. After an informed consent each doctor was given the NRCWE’s Copenhagen short questionnaire consisting of 39 questions. The analysis of data was entered in SPSS 21. . After calculating frequency of data and explaining demographic variables, Independent t test sampling was applied and tables and pie chart was drawn.
Results : Results reported worse working conditions in terms of stress, burnout, work family conflict and social support from superiors. High levels of stress and burnout were found. Doctors were almost satisfied with their jobs ( scores near to average but less than average ). Male doctors  were found to be more satisfied with their jobs than female doctors.


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Bashir Khan, Z., Pervaiz, A. ., Majid, A. ., & Toheed, A. (2020). Assessment of psychosocial work environment of doctors: Zainab Bashir Khan, Aima Pervaiz, Arooma Majid, Ahmed Toheed. Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 1(2), 106-112.



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