Vol 1 No 1 (2021): Proceding of Inter-Islamic University Conference on Psychology

Students 'Coping Stress During Pandemic Covid-19
Coping Stress Mahasiswa Pada Saat Pandemi Covid - 19

Dayinta Suci Sejati
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia
Alfian Fajar Budi Nugroho
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia
Deani Nugroho Sekaresti
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia
Published February 20, 2021
  • Coping, Students,
  • The Covid-19 Pandemic,
  • Stress


This year the entire world, including Indonesia, was in the covid-19 pandemic situation. This situation requires people to change their habits to prevent the spread of covid-19. Changes in habits were also made among university students by means of home-study activities. The change in habits brought various pressures of life. The study aims to identify: (1) stressful in the lives of students engaged in home-study activities, (2) ways that students overcome those stresses (coping with stress). A study subject of 534 respondents in various faculty groups. Research methods with a descriptive quantitative, data-collection strategies with survey techniques, human-sampling techniques. The study revealed that students had problems during the covid-19 pandemic: covid-19 (29.02%), online lectures (17.57%), social interaction (17.37%), financials (3.55%), hoax information from both online and existing media (4.8%), and psychological (0.93%), as well as those of no problem (2.9%). In addressing the problem the majority of students use a variety of methods: emotional problem coping (88.4 %), focus pocoping (10.9 %)  and (0.58 %) students who feel inadequate to deal with the pressure thus require further treatment. This research is expected to be a reference and a basis for making preventive and promotive interventions for students during this pandemic.


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