Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of self-efficacy training to decrease work-stress on the nurses. Participants of this research were nurses of mental hospital in Yogyakarta. The comparative study was condusted toward the experimental group N (N=13). The study used the untreated control group design witg pre-test and post-test model. The experimental group was the one who received self- efficacy training, while the control group did not receive the intervention. Hypothesis test used non-parametric statistical Mann-Whitney U indicated that a significant difference of work-stress between these two groups (Z = -4,036, p = 0,00; p < 0,05).
Keywords : work stress, self efficacy, self efficacy training