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Impact of Parental Variables on Depression among Adolescents in Haryana


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1 Department of Human Development and Family Studies, I. C. College of Home Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
     

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Depression is a psychological problem or condition that changes how you think and feel and also affects your social behavior and sense of physical well being. The present study was undertaken on 460 adolescents of 11th and 12th standard, i.e., 113 studying in university and 347 studying in government schools of Hisar district of Haryana state falling in age group of 16 to 17 years. Children Depression Inventory (CDI) by Kovacs (2003) was used to assess the depression status. Results highlighted that adolescents enrolled in university were more depressed as compared to adolescents enrolled in school and adolescents' whose father were illiterate, mother were educated up to higher level and engaged in servicer were more depressed.

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Depression, Negative Mood, Interpersonal Problem, Ineffectiveness, Anhedonia and Negative Self-Esteem.
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Authors

Rupika Chopra
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, I. C. College of Home Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Shakuntla Punia
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, I. C. College of Home Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Santosh Sangwan
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, I. C. College of Home Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India

Abstract


Depression is a psychological problem or condition that changes how you think and feel and also affects your social behavior and sense of physical well being. The present study was undertaken on 460 adolescents of 11th and 12th standard, i.e., 113 studying in university and 347 studying in government schools of Hisar district of Haryana state falling in age group of 16 to 17 years. Children Depression Inventory (CDI) by Kovacs (2003) was used to assess the depression status. Results highlighted that adolescents enrolled in university were more depressed as compared to adolescents enrolled in school and adolescents' whose father were illiterate, mother were educated up to higher level and engaged in servicer were more depressed.

Keywords


Depression, Negative Mood, Interpersonal Problem, Ineffectiveness, Anhedonia and Negative Self-Esteem.