EFFECT OF WORK RELATED DEPRESSION ON THE JOB PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS
This quantitative study was designed to determine the effect of work-related depression on the job performance of secondary school teachers. The population for this study was the teachers of all the secondary schools in Punjab. The researcher useda convenient sampling technique to select five male and five female schools and 300 secondary school teachers. The researcher adopted a questionnaire developed by Caplan, Cobb and French (1980) by using multiple choice questions to collect desired data about secondary school teachers work-related depression and the other one to measure the performance of secondary school teachers. Study results revealed that coefficient r shows a weak, moderate and strong positive linear relationships between depression and teacher’s performance at secondary schools of districts Sahiwal and Okara however, P values shows a non-significant positive correlation between depression and Teacher's performance. This study is helpful in formulating policies to prevent teachers from developing work-related depression.