Sleep Quality, Job Stress and Job Performance in Middle Age Women

  • Zhi Xuan ChenEmail author
  • Chih-Fu Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 824)


Researchers have pointed out that work stress could cause poor sleep quality. Many women with menopause symptoms complained about couldn’t fall asleep, easy to wake up and difficult to stay asleep. Long term poor sleep quality not only affects concentration, responsiveness, and memory but also leads to a decline in cognitive abilities such as memory, learning, reasoning, counting, expressing complex languages, and making decisions. The cognitive ability is a very critical factor influencing job performance. Therefore, without quality sleep, the job performance could be decreased and further affect the life satisfaction negatively. The study adopts Job Stress Scale, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) questionnaires and self-rated job performance to understand the relationship between all those factors. The results of this study are not only able to understand the relationship between sleep quality, job stress and job performance, but also can be used as a reference while establishing polices to improve menopause women’s working intension.


Sleep quality Job stress Job performance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hsing Wu UniversityNew Taipei CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Tatung UniversityTaipeiTaiwan

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