A Review on Occupational Stress Towards Academician Health and Wellbeing


  • Sohana Abdul Hamid Pusat Pengajian Teras. Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor
  • Ranita Manap Fakulti Pengurusan Muamalah. Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor
  • Zahanim Ahmad Pusat Pengajian Teras. Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor
  • Siti Fatimah Md. Shariff Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences. Kolej Universiti Islam Melaka


Stress, Occupational Stress, Physical Health, psychological wellbeing, academicians


Academic stress had been prevalent in universities all around the world. This shows that environment no longer provides the low-stress working condition that academician can enjoyed. Extensive change is evident in higher education in Malaysians but there have been few studies of the effect of work stress on wellbeing in the higher education sector. The main aim of the review was to determine the factors associated with occupational stress influence academician physical health and psychological wellbeing. Job stressor resulted in poorer psychological wellbeing. Greater psychological wellbeing was associated with greater physical wellbeing. This in turn will impede the productivity of the organization such as teaching, supervision, publication, training, student service, administrative duties, and social responsibility productivity. The findings suggest that private university management should have some proper interventions are required to minimize stress at work place.


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Abdul Hamid, S., Manap, R., Ahmad, Z., & Md. Shariff, S. F. (2018). A Review on Occupational Stress Towards Academician Health and Wellbeing. The Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah Journal (JSASS), 5(2), 302-308. Retrieved from https://jsass.kuis.edu.my/index.php/jsass/article/view/69