Prediktor Kualitas Hidup pada Musisi

  • Retha Arjadi Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
  • Christ Billy Aryanto Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
  • Vanessa Arieputri Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
Keywords: Musicians, Performer, Quality of Life

Abstract

Musical activities carried out by musicians can bring benefits but can also cause discomfort to the
extent of causing mental health problems. This condition in general can be reflected through the
quality of life of the musicians. The participants of this study were 70 musicians with the age
range of 18-47 years old (Mean=27.94, SD=6.73), and was obtained through accidental sampling.
This study aims to examine the predictor role of sex, age, music playing duration, music education
duration, and length of practice per day, on the quality of life of the musicians. Multiple regression
analysis showed significant results (R2=0.185, F(5,64)=2.907, p<0.05). Predictors that
specifically significant predicting the quality of life of the musicians are sex, age, and music
education duration. Male musicians were reported having a higher quality of life (Mean=89.97,
SD=12.60) than the female musicians (Mean=83.97, SD=8.48). The higher the musicians' ages
and education duration also predict the higher quality of life. The limitations of this research and
recommendations for further research development are discussed in the discussion part.

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