| Published: March 28, 2021
Depression trait in college students and its relation with sleep
Depression is a mental state in which someone become sad it is a feeling of unpleasantness. Major depressive disorder (MDD) also known as depression, is a mental disorder characterized by low mood. Prevalence of depression is higher in university students as most of the students do not talk about depression. The present study was aimed to find out the prevalence of depression in college going students in a suburban area with a mixed population of different socio-economic status. 166 college going student were studied in Kolkata for their depression level and its relation with sleeping hours. The study revealed that most the students were mild depressed but a large number students were out of depression. Girls were more depressive than the boys. The study also revealed that there was no relationship between depression and sleeping hours.
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© 2021, Chakrabarti D., Kundu S., Biswas S.& Adhikari A.
Received: February 01, 2021; Revision Received: March 16, 2021; Accepted: March 28, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021