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| Published: March 25, 2018

The Role of Depression in Alcoholics and In People Who Are Occasional Drinkers

Ms. Mehezabin Dordi

Former Post-Graduate student of Psychology, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Mrinalini Purandare

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.090/20180601

DOI: 10.25215/0601.090

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The study was conducted to find out the role of Depression in Alcoholics and in people who are Occasional Drinkers. The sample population chosen for this study was, 100 adults aged 20-50 years (50 for each group). The tools of assessment used was Beck Depression Inventory- II (BDI) (Aaron T. Beck, Robert A. Steer, Gregory K. Brown, 1996). The statistical tool used for the study was t-test. The statistical analysis was carried out using MS- Excel operation. It was found that alcoholics scored higher on the variable of Depression as compared to Occasional Drinkers.

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Ms. Mehezabin Dordi @ miku.dordi@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.090/20180601

DOI: 10.25215/0601.090

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 1, January-March, 2018

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