This edition consists of five articles. The first article discusses the association between couples’ feeling loved and different components of wellbeing. Actor partner interdependence model and linear regression results showed that feeling loved was positively contributed to life satisfaction and positive affect; however, there was no significant interactive effect within partner. 

In the next article, we present a single case study that aimed to explain the use of CBT integrated with expressive writing in dealing with persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD). The results showed that through intervention CBT and expressive writing, R, who was initially confused why she always feels sad for no reason and felt lost her direction toward life, began to be able to identify and regulate her emotions, could return to engage to her daily activities, and foster interest in finding work again.

The third article is about psychological capital and organizational virtuousness as work engagement predictor. The results showed that psychological capital and organizational virtuousness have a role as a predictor of work engagement of millennial generation worker with contribution as much as 54,4%. 

 The next article discusses the contribution of psychoeducation to knowledge and caregiver’s burden. The results indicate that the psychoeducation  increase caregiver's knowledge and reduce the burden felt by schizophrenia's caregiver. The effects size obtained were o0.49 and 0.69 respectively.

Furthermore, the fifth article is about the factors that affect the readiness to stop smoking in early adult smokers. Results showed that perceived benefits significantly influenced readiness to quit smoking, while knowledge related to risks of smoking, social support, and perceived barriers had no effect on readiness to quit smoking

We, the entire of Dewan Editor Jurnal Ilmu Perilaku (Editorial Board of Jurnal Ilmu Perilaku) would like to express our gratitude to all authors and also reviewers that have helped to publish this journal.  Please enjoy the read!

Editorial Board,


Published: 2020-07-30