Psychological Distress and Social Support among working Women; A correlation Study


  • Dr. Mahreen Siddiqui Lecturer, in psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Baluchistan Quetta
  • Allahyar khan MPhil Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Baluchistan Quetta


Distress, Social Support, working women



Purposeof the study was to investigate the correlation between psychological distress as well as the role of social support among professional women.The current study showed that bases of social care have a significant effect on depression, excellence of life and job satisfaction while also social support from family and friends has a significant role to preventing decreasing the risk of depression. Participants of the study were 80 working women (lawyers, doctors and teachers) those were selected from various government and private sectors of Balochistan.

Measures of the study were a) (i.e., Personal Information Form ( Self- designed )b)The Depression Anxiety Stress Scale 21 stress (DASS). (Lovibond & Lovibond, 1995).Findings of the current study suggested that there is negative correlation between psychological distress and among professional women.


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Siddiqui, Dr. Mahreen, and Allahyar khan. 2022. “Psychological Distress and Social Support Among Working Women; A Correlation Study”. Journal of Quranic and Social Studies 2 (1):95-102.