A survey of 152 women physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and medical record administrators was carried out 20 months after graduation. Most were employed in their professions, few anticipated withdrawing and career commitment was high. Most (85.6 per cent) were satisfied with their jobs but work stress was reported, particularly from difficult interactions with other health professionals, feelings of inadequacy and work pressure. Many lacked a sense of professional support and role clarity. Significant differences were found between the professions.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Community Health Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 1982|