ERIC Number: EJ791933
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 34
Rejection Sensitivity and College Student Depression: Findings and Implications for Counseling
Mellin, Elizabeth A.
Journal of College Counseling, v11 n1 p32 Spr 2008
This study examined whether rejection sensitivity, or the fear of interpersonal rejection, was related to depression among college students. The regression model that resulted from the study indicated that level of rejection sensitivity accounted for approximately 11% of variance in depression among students in the research. Implications for college counseling practice and research are provided.
Descriptors: College Students, Rejection (Psychology), Depression (Psychology), Peer Relationship, School Counseling, Fear, Interpersonal Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Stress Variables
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A