Indian Journal of Health Social Work
Quality of life, Hardiness and Self-esteem of Employed & Non-Employed Females: A Comparative Study
Traditional gender roles which viewed male as breadwinner and female as homemaker have changed over the time and there has been an increase in families headed by two working spouses and support to this notion keeps increasing.
Present study was carried out to compare the quality of life, self-esteem and hardiness between employed & non employed females.
Fifty each both from employed & non-employed; thus a total of 100 female subjects were included in the study from Medininanagr (Palamau) through purposive sampling technique.
World Health Organization -Quality of Life (WHOQOL) – BREF (Hindi Version), Personal view survey and The Cooper smith Self-Esteem Inventory (CSEI) were used.
Results and Conclusion:
Non-employed females had better quality of life. A significant positive correlation was found between quality of life with hardiness & self-esteem.
It’s a matter of great pride for me that All India Association of Medical Social Work Professionals is launching first issue of “Indian Journal of Health Social Work” on the auspicious occasion of 6th Annual National Conference of AIAMSWP, 2019.