American Journal of Psychology and Cognitive Science
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American Journal of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Vol.1, No.1, Apr. 2015, Pub. Date: Apr. 8, 2015
Impact of Occupational Stress on Job Satisfaction and Mental Health of First Bank Employees: Implication for Personnel Psychologists
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Authors
[01] Olusegun Adeleke Adenuga, School of Management Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria (Noun), Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Abstract
This study investigated the impact of occupational stress on job satisfaction and mental health of First Bank employees, Lagos-East, Lagos, Nigeria. The purpose of this study is to find out if occupational stress would impact job satisfaction and mental health of bankers. The study used ex-post facto research design; simple random sampling techniques were used to select 100 samples (bank employees) from Lagos-East Senatorial District of Lagos State, Nigeria. The age ranges of samples were between 21 and 52 years. The mean range and standard deviation of the samples were 30.6 and 3.28. Three validated instruments were used in collecting data and Simple Regression Analysis was used to analyze data. The results indicated that there is no significant relationship in the occupational stress and mental health of bank employees; also, it was found that there is significant relationship in the occupational stress and job satisfaction of bank employees. The results further revealed that occupational stress predicted job satisfaction and mental health. Based on the findings, it was suggested that mental health and job satisfaction of the bank employees be given greater attention.
Keywords
Occupational Stress, Job Satisfaction, Mental Health, Bank Employees, First Bank
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