International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Effect of Intervention on Boys Suffering from Depression in Allahabad City

Sumedha Chaudhary | Anshu [209] | Anjali Mathur [2]

Abstract: A study to assess the effect of intervention on boys suffering from depression was carried out in Allahabad city with the following objectives 1) to ascertain the socio economic status of the sample, and 2) to assess the prevalence of depression in boys.3) To plan and implement the intervention for depressed sample 4) to assess the effect of the intervention. For the present study a total sample of 180 (90 Boys + 90 Girls) children aged 6 to 12 years were selected through stratified random sampling from the four schools of the Allahabad city. Kuppuswami socioeconomic status scale (1962) revised in (2014) was used to assess the socio economic background of the respondents, to assess the depression level in children Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC) was used. From the results it was found that there is a high prevalence of depression among boys. The results of the study are indicative of taking serious steps in addressing the issue by counseling the children and their parents. Childhood Depression, Intervention

Keywords: Childhood Depression, Intervention

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,

Pages: 903 - 907

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