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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 119-121

Distress and Job Performance of Industrial Workers

1 Psychiatrist, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029, India
2 Research Officer, Department of Psychiatry, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029, India

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C R Samanta
Psychiatrist, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 21743616

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The present study aims at the investigation of the relationship between distress and job performance of industrial workers. The sample consisted of 500 workers of public and private sectors. CMI Health Questionnaire and Performance Appraisal Scale (PAS) were used to measure the level of distress and quality of performance at job, respectively. Results showed that physical, menial and overall distress correlated significantly and negatively with workers 'performance as appraised Furthermore, levels of physical and mental distresses could forecast effectively the job performance of industrial workers.



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