The hardiness training to improve psychological well-being of the members of student organization at Universitas Surabaya


  • Jessica Christina Widhigdo Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Joshua Michael Ahuluheluw Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Lena Nessyana Pandjaitan Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Surabaya, Indonesia


hardiness, psychological well being, student organization activities, training


Involvement in various organizational activities may positively or negatively affect students’ psychological well-being (PWB). Hardiness, which involves  commitment, control, and openness towards challenges, is the psychological trait that is considered essential for an effective problem solving, and is believed to be necessary in order to take the most positive advantage of organizational involvement. The present study aimed to examine the changes in the PWB scores of students who were involved in organizational activities after undergoing hardiness training; it also aims at exploring the relationship between hardiness and PWB. Participants were 20 university students aged 18 to 22 years old who were involved in student organizations. Quantitative data analysis was conducted using Wilcoxon and Spearman nonparametric tests. Results showed that there was a significant increase in the PWB scores after participating in the hardiness training. The study also found a positive correlation between hardiness and PWB.


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Widhigdo, J. C., Ahuluheluw, J. M., & Pandjaitan, L. N. (2020). The hardiness training to improve psychological well-being of the members of student organization at Universitas Surabaya. Jurnal Psikologi Ulayat, 7(2), 122–139.



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