COLLEGE OF MARITIME EDUCATION
Title: Frequency of Stressors and Coping Mechanisms among Crew Member of Domestic Motor Vessel, St. Gregory the Great CY 2012-2013.
Researchers: Liwanag, Arvin D.
Dulhao, Joe Marie E. Victorio, Marvin Ian C. Allauigan, Meek Garwin C. Gallardo, Dex Harel C. School: University of Perpetual Help System Laguna Academic Year: 2012-2013
Adviser: Engr. Hazel Cortez
Number of Page: 50
In today’s generation, OFWs are considered as our nation’s New Heroes. Most of these OFWs are classified as Seafarers. Around the world, 30% of the seafarers consist of Filipinos. Many of us think that being a seafarer brings good fortune. Partly yes. But what most of us do not know are the consequences of how these workers bring home the money after months of being on board. Being a seafarer is really a noble job. It’s not that easy and it’s worth the effort. One of the factors that make a seafarer’s job tough is “Stress”. Stress is a feeling that’s created when we react to particular events. It’s the body’s way of rising to a challenge and preparing to meet a tough situation with focus, strength, stamina, and heightened alertness. The event that provoke stress are called stressors and they cover a whole range of situations. It is also known to us that stress in the working environment can lead to more serious
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