Coping Stress as a Form of Islamic Education Counseling for Students Who Work During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Abdurrahman Abdurrahman, Saiful Akhyar Lubis, Sahrul Tanjung, Siti Hawa Lubis


The research aims to investigate the stress symptoms of students studying while working while online learning affected by Covid-19 is ongoing and coping strategies as a form of Islamic education counseling. The research approach uses descriptive qualitative data collection techniques through semi-structured interviews, observations, and documentaries. The results showed that the symptoms of stress experienced were in the form of irregular sleep, blood pressure, stomach acid, irregular eating patterns, feeling depression. The main source of stress is due to tasks that collide between college assignments and work assignments. Less than optimal in doing college assignments due to responsibilities at work. The findings also show that after students received Islamic counseling, participants experienced lower levels of stress than before. Islamic education counseling in the form of services containing spiritual guidance sourced from the Qur'an and Hadith as a form of stress coping strategy (emotional focused), seeks to relieve individual emotions caused by stressors (sources of stress) or regulate emotional responses to stress. Without trying to change a situation that is a direct source of stress. The expected implication is that stress coping strategies through Islamic counseling can relieve stress symptoms in students so that they are expected to be maximal in learning to achieve a better future.



Islamic counseling, online, stress coping, emotional focused coping

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