Hardiness, Coping Strategies and Professional Quality of life among practicing Clinical Psychologists

  • Mahum Justin Student, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Zara Haroon Lecturer, Department of Applied Psychology, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Masha Asad Khan Professor, Dean Humanities and Social Sciences, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Keywords: Clinical psychologists, hardiness, coping strategies, professional quality of life


With the increase in the crisis, not only have awareness been created but an active participation of clinical psychologist in the various fields have been observed which may be beneficial to the people but can also be burdensome for the personnel working in the field. To investigate the association between hardiness, coping strategies and professional quality of life among practicing clinical psychologists. Correlational Research design was employed on 80 clinical psychologist selected through purposive sampling between the ages of 26 to 40 years. Participants were assessed using Hardiness Resilience Gauge Scale, Brief Cope Inventory and Professional Quality of Life scale. The data was analyzed using SPSS version 22. The data analyzed showed an association between the study variables. Multiple hierarchal regression analysis revealed that prediction exists between variables. The findings were further discussed in the light of existing literature and theory.