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| Published: December 25, 2016

Correlation between Hopelessness and Different Levels of Depression among Adolescents

Aditi Bansal

Research Scholar, Dept. of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.100/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.100

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In this study, the investigator tired to find the correlation of hopelessness with four levels of depression, i.e. normal, mild, moderate and severe depression. Data was collected from a sample of 200 adolescents using two psychological tests and were evaluated as per norms mentioned in the manual; the sample was categorized according to the level of depression. Then correlation between hopelessness and the various levels of depression was calculated using Pearson’s product moment correlation which concluded as, there exists a positive correlation between the hopelessness and mild, moderate and severe depression. In other words with the increase in hopelessness, the depression also increases and vice versa.

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Aditi Bansal @ addibansal@yahoo.co.in

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.100/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.100

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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