Prevalence of students with symptoms of depression among high school students in a district of western Turkey: An epidemiological study


Unsal A. , Ayranci U.

JOURNAL OF SCHOOL HEALTH, vol.78, no.5, pp.287-293, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2008.00302.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SCHOOL HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.287-293
  • Keywords: high school students, depression, adolescence, Beck Depression Inventory, Turkey, GENDER-DIFFERENCES, RISK-FACTORS, ADOLESCENTS, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, DISORDERS, HEALTH, LIFETIME, OBESITY, BURDEN, CHILD

Abstract

BACKGROUND: To determine the factors affecting the prevalence of depression and also to present some pertinent comments concerning prevention of depression among high school students. This study was deemed important and relevant due to the increasing importance of depression among high school students.