Emotional autonomy and depression among Chinese adolescents.

  title={Emotional autonomy and depression among Chinese adolescents.},
  author={K L Chou},
  journal={The Journal of genetic psychology},
  volume={161 2},
  • K L Chou
  • Published 2000 in The Journal of genetic psychology
Depression is quite common among young people in Hong Kong Chinese society. This study examined the association between emotional autonomy and depressive symptomatology among Chinese young people in Hong Kong. The respondents were 512 young people between 16 and 18 years of age from a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong. Significant bivariate relationships were found between depressive symptomatology and three dimensions of emotional autonomy (individuation, nondependency on parents, and… CONTINUE READING