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ERIC Number: EJ1163294
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec-10
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
A Study on the Reduction of the Depression Level and Improvement of the Psychological Adjustment Level of University Students through a Counseling Programme, Using Beck's Theories of Depression
Malii, Ibraheem; Alshareef, Basma
Educational Research and Reviews, v12 n23 p1138-1145 Dec 2017
This study aims to investigate the reduction of university students' depression level as well as improvement of their psychological adjustment level through a counseling programme, using Beck's Theories of depression. The sample of this study was randomly selected, and categorized into two groups: experimental and control groups. The former consists of 15 students, who were counseled in a session per week, while the latter consists of 15 students, who were not counseled. The counseling was done in 8 sessions, with 90 minutes spent for each session. This study had two variables: counseling program was the independent variable, while dependent variable was depression and psychological adjustment. The results of One-way Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) show that in the depression level of the students, there were significant differences between the experimental group and control group; for psychological adjustment level, there were no significant differences between both groups.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Beck Depression Inventory
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