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The prevalence of depression and its relationship with decline of students' educational performance in Iranian high school students; A correlation study

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(2016) The prevalence of depression and its relationship with decline of students' educational performance in Iranian high school students; A correlation study. Der Pharmacia Lettre. pp. 98-102. ISSN 09755071 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Mental disorders are importance disorders in young adults. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence of depression and its relationship with decline of students' educational performance among high school students. In a correlation study, the study population was consisted of all high school students enrolled in the academic year 2008-2009 in Ilam, Iran. A multi-stage sampling method was used. Data were collected by both demographic and Beck Depression Inventory questionnaires. The student's educational performance was evaluated from extracted on the first and second semester's average score. A decline of students' educational performance was considered if the student's semesters average score was lower in second semester in compared to the first semester. Totally, 25.7 of the students have mental health. The depression distribution was 32.2 in mild mood disturbance, 14.6 in borderline clinical depression, 17.1 in moderate depression, 8.5 in severe depression and 2 extreme depression. Overall, 57.3 of students were experiencing a decline of students' educational performance. There was a statistically significant relationship between depression and a decline of students' educational performance. The lower the parent education was associated with the higher decline of students' educational performance. Depression remains a serious problem. Identify risk factors for depression disorder is necessary in order to promote health and students' educational performance.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Mohamadian, F.UNSPECIFIED
Shiry, F.UNSPECIFIED
Direkvand-Moghadam, A.UNSPECIFIED
Hashemian, A.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Beck Depression Inventory High school students Ilam academic achievement Article correlational study depression disease association disease severity educational status female high school student human Iran male mood disorder parent prevalence risk factor
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Page Range: pp. 98-102
Journal or Publication Title: Der Pharmacia Lettre
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 8
Number: 2
ISSN: 09755071 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/1373

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