Stress And Religious Coping Among Medical Students

Irma Suswati, Sandilaga Putra Panggalih

Abstract


Stress on first-year medical students considered higher than second and third-year students. Stress management usually relates to coping strategy. One of its examples is religious coping. The purpose of this studys to determine of correlation between stress and religious coping among medical students. The research design uses observational analytic: a cross sectional approach at first-year medical students and the data were analyzed using spearman correlation test.The results showed that findings revealed that score r = - 0.458, p = 0.000 (p < 0.005). It indicated that there was significant correlation between stress and religious coping of first-year medical students, so that the higher positive religious coping mechanism of students the lower the level of their stress, meanwhile the lower positive religious coping mechanism of students the higher the level of their stress. Conclusion there in correlation between stress and religious coping of first-year medical student. Keywords: Religious coping, stress, medical students

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