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Feyz 2021, 25(2): 866-875 Back to browse issues page
Comparing the Effectiveness of Occupational Stress Educational Package with Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Perceived Job Stress of Tam Ker’s Employees
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BBackground: One of the factors affecting the performance of employees in organizations is job stress, which endangers the health of many of them; therefore this study aimed to compare the effectiveness of occupational stress educational package and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on the perceived job stress.
Materials and Methods: Research method of combined-exploratory type which in a quantitative it was a clinical trial. For this purpose, the statistical population included all employees of Tomkar's company in Isfahan. Using targeted sampling, 45 employees were selected and randomly assigned to three groups. The Parker and Decotiis job stress questionnaire (1983) was used to collect information. The experimental groups received training in 8 sessions (mindfulness-based cognitive therapy) and 8 sessions (researcher-made occupational stress educational package) in 90 minutes, respectively.
Results: Mean and standard deviation of job stress were in pre-test, post-test and follow-up of control group (0.55±2.10, 0.38±2.51, 0.74±2.62) training package group (0.83±23.3, 0.66±2.27, 0.75±2.01)) and cognitive therapy group (1.04±2.36, 0.73±1.89, 37.0±1.77). The obtained results showed that occupational stress educational package has a greater impact on perceived job stress than mindfulness-based cognitive therapy approach and this effectiveness continued in the follow-up (P=0.002≤0.05).
Conclusion: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy approaches and occupational stress educational package in industrial and organizational environments can be used to reduce employee stress.
Keywords: Perceived job stress, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, Researcher-made educational- package for coping with job stress.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2020/11/11 | Revised: 2021/09/13 | Accepted: 2021/03/30 | Published: 2021/07/3

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