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International Journal of Home Science

2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 2, PART F

Optimism and psychological well-being as predictors of happiness among police officers

Author(s): Dr. Neha Sharma and Prabhjot Kaur Salh
Abstract:
The present study was investigated to assess the level of happiness among police officers and to examine the contribution of contextual factors such as, optimism and psychological well-being on the happiness levels of police officers. Oxford Happiness Inventory, Life Orientation Test and Ryff’s Psychological Well-Being Scale were administered on 100 police officers including 50 male and 50 female police officers (20-60 years of age) living with their families and belonging to Chandigarh city. The results revealed that major proportion of the police officers revealed average levels of happiness. Gender differences revealed that female police officers perceived higher levels of happiness, more optimistic and perceived more psychological well-being as compared to male police officers.
Pages: 375-381  |  13 Views  2 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neha Sharma, Prabhjot Kaur Salh. Optimism and psychological well-being as predictors of happiness among police officers. Int J Home Sci 2022;8(2):375-381.
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