2015 年 13 巻 1 号 p. 95-99
The aim of this study was to examine whether vocational fitness to care-giving works have influence on mental and physical health in full-time care-giving workers. One hundred ninety two full-time care-giving workers were asked to check (1): Vocational Readiness Test, related to vocational preference and (2) General Health Questionnaire-12, included the factors of depression and social activity. We obtained the three results. First was that level of health in care-giving workers were lower than average. Second was that the general health score in low vocational preference group was worse than that in high vocational preference group, especially in social activity. Third was that the second results was prevalent among men. These results supported that the vocational fitness to care-giving works had influence on both mental and physical health in full-time care-giving workers.