The Influence of Social Support Towards Work Stress of Nurses in Inpatient Ward (A Study on Dr. SOEHARTO HEERDJAN Mental Hospital)

    Yeny Duriana Wijaya ,Janice ,Arbania Fitriani ,Andhi Sukma
    Keywords: Inpatient wards nurses, social support, work stress ,

    Abstract

    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.

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