Shofiyah, Rosdiana, Ajeng Ayushi Widiyani
Abstract: This research aims to determine the effect of self-efficacy and sense of humor toward coping with stress. The research samples are 106 third-grade students of Assalam Islamic Boarding High School in Palembang. The measuring instrument for coping with stress used in this research is the results of adaptation and COPE Scale (Coping Orientation for Problem Experiences). Validity analysis was conducted by using a CFA (Confirmatory Factor Analysis) measurement tool with LISERL 8.7 software. The analysis of the research findings was conducted using multiple regression analysis technique with the help of SPSS 16.0. The findings showed that there is a significant effect as well as magnitude, strength, generality, humor production, humor for coping with stress, social use of humor, and attitude toward humor on third-grade students of 14.5 % simultaneously. The research findings can be utilized as input, especially for students of Assalam Islamic Boarding High School in Palembang in order to evaluate themselves, develop strategies for coping with stress and improve self-efficacy by participating in various activities, participating in organizations, and participating in school counseling programs.
Keywords: self-efficacy, sense of humor, coping with stress