A PHENOMENOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION ON WORK-LIFE BALANCE AND WORK STRESS MANAGEMENT OF SELECTED PHARMACISTS: BASIS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS PROGRAM
Pauline Chezca S. Calig, Chavelita-Mari B. Camacho, Fritzie W. Jamandron and Jenica Marie J. Villanueva*
Pharmacists and their staff are on the frontline, ensuring the delivery of medications to patients and delivering important guidance and information. This study aimed to determine the Work-Life Balance and Work-Stress Management of the Selected Pharmacist. As a result For Work life-balance, of each demographic profile the mean score is within the range of 3.50-4.49 which is verbally described as Agree and interpreted as High Work Life Balance. In terms of pharmacy profession, community and hospital pharmacist is significantly higher in balancing work and life since the computed p-value is less than .05 alpha level. For Work-Stress Management, of each demographic profile the mean score is within the range of 3.50-4.49 which is verbally described as Agree and interpreted as High Work Stress Management. In connection with pharmacy profession, community and hospital pharmacist is significantly higher in managing work stress since the computed p-value is less than .05 alpha. Regardless of the crisis or pandemic faced by respondents, they can still balance priorities between work and life. The respondents are available to manage work-related stress at this time of pandemic. In Gender there has nothing to do with balancing life and work and work stress management. Marital status has nothing to do in managing work-related stress. Middle adults can balance more between work and life priorities and can manage more work-related stress than young adults. Married individuals can balance more between work and life priorities than single individuals. Community Pharmacist can balance more work and life priorities and manage more work-related stress than regulatory pharmacist.
Keywords: Work-Life Balance, Mental Health Wellness, Work Life, Investigation of Work Balance, Mental Health and Pharmacists.
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