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| Published: March 28, 2021

Depression trait in college students and its relation with sleep

Debaarati Chakrabarti

West Bengal State University, Barasat, West Bengal, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sayantani Kundu

West Bengal State University, Barasat, West Bengal, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Subir Biswas

Professor, West Bengal State University, Barasat, West Bengal, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.127/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.127

ABSTRACT

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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.127/20210901

10.25215/0901.127

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021