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| Published: September 25, 2016

A Study of Depression among Career Women

Mahvish Fatima

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, A.M.U Aligarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Rikza Parvez

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, A.M.U Aligarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.183/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.183

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The present study is aimed to explore the level of depression among working and non working women. Sample of the study consisted of 28 working and 32 non-working married women who were recruited through purposive sampling technique. The working women were various post holders in different private and government organizations. Non-working women were only housewives/house makers. Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) was used to assess the level of their depression. Data was analyzed on SPSS 16. The result showed that non working women have more depression tendencies as compared to their working women counterparts.

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Mahvish Fatima @ mahvishfatima121@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.183/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.183

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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