| Published: December 25, 2016
Correlation between Hopelessness and Different Levels of Depression among Adolescents
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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© 2016 A Bansal
Received: October 09, 2016; Revision Received: November 05, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016