THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL SUPPORT TOWARDS WORK STRESS OF NURSES IN INPATIENT WARD (A STUDY ON DR. SOEHARTO HEERDJAN MENTAL HOSPITAL)

1Yeny Duriana Wijaya, Janice, Arbania Fitriani, Andhi Sukma

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Abstract:

The number of job demands and various problems experienced by inpatient wards nurses in undergoing her / his work as schizophrenia patients nurses, resulting a number of nurses experiencing work stress. One of the factors affected work stress is social support. Purpose: the study aimed to explain the effect of social support toward work stress, and categorization on the inpatient nurses in Dr. Suharto Heerdjan psychiatric hospitals. Methods: the study design was causal quantitative with a purposive sampling technique, with a sample size of 75 people. Social support was measured used social support scale with the amount of reliability (α) = .942 with 39 items valid. Work stress was measured used work stress scale with the amount of reliability (α) = .881 with 26 items valid. Based on linear regression, the effect of social support toward the work stress is Y = 139.385- .445X, sig (p) = .000; p <.05, which means the hypothesis is accepted. Also known more inpatient wards nurses had high social support and work stress levels compared to those with low social support and work stress levels.

Keywords:

inpatient wards nurses, social support, work stress.

Paper Details
Month5
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 1
Pages3735-3743