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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1681-1685

The relationship between job satisfaction and social support for employees with chronic fatigue


1 Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health, Center of Excellence in Psychology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Tonekaboon, Iran
3 Department of Psychology of Sobhe Sadegh Center, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Mohammadreza Pirmoradi
Department of Mental Health, School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health, Center of Excellence in Psychiatry, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ATMPH.ATMPH_582_17

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Objective: Chronic fatigue as a permanent and debilitating disorder causes weakness in personal, social, and professional life of a person. Thus researchers pay the necessary attention to it, and hence, the aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and social support for employees of Ahvaz Water and Sewage with chronic fatigue. Methods: This research was descriptive of correlational type. The statistical society of this study consists of all staffs of Ahvaz Water and Sewage who were working in 2015. The statistical sample consisted of 190 employees who were selected randomly. To collect data, we used Ironson's job satisfaction scale, Chalder's fatigue scale, and Phillip's social support audit. The gained data were analyzed with the use of descriptive statistical method such as Pearson's correlation multivariate regression analysis and through software SPSS 20. Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between job satisfaction and social support for employees with chronic fatigue(P ≤0.001). Regression analysis showed that job satisfaction and social support can predict chronic fatigue significantly. Conclusion: The results showed that job satisfaction and social support reduce chronic fatigue in employees of Ahvaz Water and Sewage.


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