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Barker, Erin T.; Renaud, Jesse – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2020
University students' self-reported depressive symptoms may represent different experiences for different students. Two groups of undergraduate students (M age = 21.05, SD = 1.76) whose self-reported depressive symptoms were elevated completed an in-person clinical interview. Half of the participants (n = 30) had experienced major depression and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), At Risk Persons
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Holt, Martin; Bryant, Joanne; Newman, Christy E.; Paquette, Dana M.; Mao, Limin; Kidd, Michael R.; Saltman, Deborah C.; Kippax, Susan C. – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
Our aim was to clarify the role of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use in major depression among gay men attending general medical practices. A secondary analysis was conducted on survey data collected from 531 gay men attending high-HIV-caseload general practices in Adelaide and Sydney, Australia. The survey contained demographic, social,…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Depression (Psychology)
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Munoz, Ricardo F.; Beardslee, William R.; Leykin, Yan – American Psychologist, 2012
The 2009 Institute of Medicine report on prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders (National Research Council & Institute of Medicine, 2009b) presented evidence that major depression can be prevented. In this article, we highlight the implications of the report for public policy and research. Randomized controlled trials have shown…
Descriptors: Prevention, Depression (Psychology), Public Policy, Mental Health
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Cummings, Janet R.; Druss, Benjamin G. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: Little is known about racial/ethnic differences in the receipt of treatment for major depression in adolescents. This study examined differences in mental health service use in non-Hispanic white, black, Hispanic, and Asian adolescents who experienced an episode of major depression. Method: Five years of data (2004-2008) were pooled…
Descriptors: Health Services, Family Income, Mental Health Programs, Health Conditions
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Gaudiano, Brandon A.; Nowlan, Kathryn; Brown, Lily A.; Epstein-Lubow, Gary; Miller, Ivan W. – Behavior Modification, 2013
Research suggests that cognitive and behavioral therapies produce significant benefits over medications alone in the treatment of severe, nonpsychotic major depression or primary psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. However, previous research has not demonstrated the efficacy of psychotherapy for major depression with psychotic features. In…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Psychosis, Psychotherapy, Behavior Modification
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Monroe, Scott M.; Harkness, Kate L. – Psychological Review, 2011
Theory and research on major depression have increasingly assumed a recurrent and chronic disease model. Yet not all people who become depressed suffer recurrences, suggesting that depression is also an acute, time-limited condition. However, few if any risk indicators are available to forecast which of the initially depressed will or will not…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Risk, Research Methodology, Comparative Analysis
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Rodriguez, Reyna; Rocha, Izbieta; Barrera, Alinne Z. – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2019
Research on depression among Latinx populations is increasing; however, a focus on what triggers depression among this community is lacking. This study aims to identify perceived triggers for depression through a secondary analysis of 28 adolescent girls who self-identified as Latinx (mean age = 17.07 years, SD = 0.77). Sixty-one percent of the…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Females, Hispanic American Students, High School Students
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Klinck, Melanie; Vannucci, Anna; Ohannessian, Christine McCauley – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
School connectedness is an important feature to consider within the school environment because it likely accounts for why some youth thrive and others struggle with internalizing problems. Furthermore, internalizing problems typically do not occur in isolation of each other, but rather anxiety and depressive symptoms frequently co-occur and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Student School Relationship, Student Adjustment
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Longmire-Avital, Buffie; Robinson, Ruthie – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
This comparative study explored the rates of depression and psychosocial correlates for 369 collegiate White and Black females. Women between the ages of 18 and 25 were recruited to participate in this anonymous online survey. Black females reported significantly greater amounts of depressive symptomatology (M = 24.61) in comparison to the White…
Descriptors: African American Students, White Students, Females, College Students
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Gilbert, Danni – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2021
The purpose of this exploratory research study was to compare anxiety and depression levels reported by music majors and nonmajors at a small, private liberal arts university. Study participants completed the Burns Anxiety Inventory and Burns Depression Checklist. Anxiety and depression levels were significantly higher among music majors, and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Music Education, Depression (Psychology)
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Brenner, Leon S. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
A strong relationship between creativity and major depression has been attested to in many past studies. These suggest a correlation between high creative propensity and the prevalence of depression as well as attribute the implementation of creative tasks in therapy with the facilitation and reduction of depressive symptoms. This article supports…
Descriptors: Creativity, Depression (Psychology), Correlation, Incidence
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Yildirim, Abdullah; Boysan, Murat; Kefeli, Mehmet Celal – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The study examined the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the DASS-21. Thirty patients with major depression and 30 patients with anxiety disorders and 250 health controls participated in the study. We tested six alternative models using CFA. We found that tripartite model comprised of anhedonia and physiological hyperarousal along…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Reliability, Turkish, Correlation
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Interian, Alejandro; Allen, Lesley A.; Gara, Michael A.; Escobar, Javier I. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2008
The purpose of this study was to evaluate a culturally adapted cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) for major depression among Hispanics in primary care. Cultural adaptations were applied based on a range of cultural considerations described in the literature. Fifteen Hispanic primary care patients with major depression were enrolled. All…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Hispanic Americans, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring
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Hanchon, Timothy A.; Phelps, Kenneth W.; Fernald, Lori N.; Splett, Joni W. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2017
Accurate assessment and effective treatment of mood disorders, particularly depression, is critically important for the millions of youth who are experiencing such symptomatology and who are at risk for a multitude of deleterious outcomes. Although the extant empirical literature provides substantial guidance for the assessment and treatment of…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Planning, Intervention, Evaluation Methods
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Jabbar, Sinaria Abdel; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of depression and anxiety among (12) Iraqi refugee children, 6 males and 6 females (aged 7-14) who had fled ISIS and are residing in Jordan awaiting resettlement. The authors used four scales to measure depression, field observation, and structured interviews with the mothers to examine exile-related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Refugees
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