• FIRMAN ALAMSYAH ARIO BUNTARAN Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Mercu Buana, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • AHMAD SABIR Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Mercu Buana, Jakarta, Indonesia.



intolerance of uncertainty, worry, pandemic, Covid-19


2020 is the year when people all over the world are facing the covid 19 pandemic, during the pandemic all work activities, education and entertainment must stop to control people's movements so they don't have many activities outside the home. Lockdown requires all activities to be carried out at home, work, school as well as from home. The large number of people who died during the pandemic, and the absence of the best medicine that can cure people have added to a sense of uncertainty in society which has resulted in a level of concern for the community. This study aims to determine the impact of uncertainty intolerance on the level of anxiety that occurs during a pandemic. Worry is a logical consequence of the low ability to adapt with intolerance to uncertainty. Statistical tests show that there is a strong relationship between intolerance and uncertainty towards worry. These findings are discussed in relation to understanding the concerns.


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How to Cite

BUNTARAN, F. A. A., & SABIR, A. (2023). INTOLERANCE OF UNCERTAINTY AND WORRY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. Quantum Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 4(2), 39–46.