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An Exploratory Study on Correlates of Depression in Young Adults


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1 Department of Psychology, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
     

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The study aimed to understand and study the various physical, social and psychological factors of depression and also to study the gender difference in the various correlates of depression with regard to the different dimensions of Physical, Social and Psychological (Cognitive, Emotional and Behavioral) in the two sections of Symptomatology and Risk Factors for Depression. Data was analyzed using Content and Thematic Analysis. A sample of 30 young adults including both men and women revealed a wide variety of themes and responses with regard to the various dimensions of depression in both the sections of Symptomatology and Risk Factors.

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Depression, Symptomatology, Risk Factors, Physical, Social, Psychological, Cognitive, Emotional, Behavioral.
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Nisha Osan
Department of Psychology, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Sumita Chauhan
Department of Psychology, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Abstract


The study aimed to understand and study the various physical, social and psychological factors of depression and also to study the gender difference in the various correlates of depression with regard to the different dimensions of Physical, Social and Psychological (Cognitive, Emotional and Behavioral) in the two sections of Symptomatology and Risk Factors for Depression. Data was analyzed using Content and Thematic Analysis. A sample of 30 young adults including both men and women revealed a wide variety of themes and responses with regard to the various dimensions of depression in both the sections of Symptomatology and Risk Factors.

Keywords


Depression, Symptomatology, Risk Factors, Physical, Social, Psychological, Cognitive, Emotional, Behavioral.