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ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS

Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh.

Abstract
In current changing scenario, Mental health of teachers is important issue because it adversely affects the classroom
outcomes. Psychological capital is rooted in positive organizational behavior. Psychological capital comprised of
hope, optimism, resilience and self-efficacy is higher order construct and can play significant role in enhancing the
mental health of women teachers. This study investigated whether psychological capital play important role in
mental health of working women teachers. A sample of 301 women teachers from different primary schools,
colleges, state and central universities filled up the questionnaires, measuring personal data schedule, PCQ-24 scale,
and GHQ-12 questionnaire. Obtained data was analysed by using correlation analysis and hierarchical stepwise
regression analysis. The result of correlational analysis indicates that hope, optimism, resilience, self-efficacy and
overall psychological capital were found significantly positively correlated with mental health of women teachers.
The results of hierarchical stepwise regression analysis also revealed that optimism and hope were found positively
associated with mental health and emerged as significant predictors of mental health. Limitations and future research
study were also discussed in this study.

Key words: Psychological capital, mental health, hierarchical stepwise regression


 
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Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. JCR. 2018; 5(6): 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03


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Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=72936 [Access: June 01, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03


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Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. JCR. 2018; 5(6): 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03



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Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. JCR. (2018), [cited June 01, 2021]; 5(6): 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03



Harvard Style

Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh (2018) ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. JCR, 5 (6), 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03



Turabian Style

Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. 2018. ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 5 (6), 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03



Chicago Style

Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. "ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS." Journal of Critical Reviews 5 (2018), 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh. "ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS." Journal of Critical Reviews 5.6 (2018), 14-22. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Dr. Avantika Singh, Dr. Angad Singh (2018) ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL IN THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN TEACHERS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 5 (6), 14-22. doi:10.31838/jcr.05.06.03