Voorkoms Van Stres by Huismoeders in Diens Van 'N Kinderhuis

Erasmus, Magdalena (1997) Voorkoms Van Stres by Huismoeders in Diens Van 'N Kinderhuis. Masters thesis, Universiteit Van Suid-Afrika.

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The research posed two questions, namely (a) how much stress, if any, is experienced by house mothers in a children's home, and (b) which factors cause such stress. The methodology employed is descriptive research. It covered the total population of ten house mothers in a children' home. Measuring instruments employed were; the Heimler scale for Social Functioning, the Glazer Stress Control Life Style Questionnaire, the Stress Questionnaire, and a self-formulated questionnaire. The results are as follows: 70% reported average to high stress, but are inclined to deny stress. 30% reported normal stress levels Possible causes of stress are the work context of the children's' home, age, period of service, and personality.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Burn-out, Child care workers, Glazer stress control life-style questionnaire, Heimler-scale, House parents, Job-stress, Residential care, Staff turn-over, Stress, Type A-personality
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Africana
Depositing User: Mr Jude Abhulimen
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 08:09
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2016 08:55
URI: http://thesisbank.jhia.ac.ke/id/eprint/1342

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