The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 9
Page No. 1999 - 2005

The Comparison Between Resilience, Responsibility and Subjective Well-Being (SWB) amongst Male and Female Physicians in Ahvaz, Iran

Authors : Zohreh Monjezi and Farah Naderi

Abstract: Scientific and technological advances have confronted mankind with an increasing abundance of various issues. Work, education and psychosocial pressures are considered as the issues with which most human beings are often facing at their younger ages or even older and are mixed with their life. Some disciplines and occupations in which there are various stressors, impose more psychological pressures on people. The present study intended to compare resilience, responsibility and subjective well-being between male and female physicians of Golestan hospital in Ahvaz, Iran. A total number 100 physicians (50 males and 50 females) were selected as the sample subjects in this study. This study was a causal-comparative research. For the purpose of the current research, the measurement instruments included Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale, Gouff’ Responsibility Scale (RE) and Diener’s Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS). Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) was used for data analysis. The results showed that there was a statistically significant difference in subjective well-being between male and female physicians whereas no significant difference was observed between resilience and responsibility amongst male and female physician; finally, Subjective Well-Being (SWB) was higher in male doctors than females.

How to cite this article:

Zohreh Monjezi and Farah Naderi, 2016. The Comparison Between Resilience, Responsibility and Subjective Well-Being (SWB) amongst Male and Female Physicians in Ahvaz, Iran. The Social Sciences, 11: 1999-2005.

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