Relationship between Self-Esteem and Depression among High School Students

  title={Relationship between Self-Esteem and Depression among High School Students},
  author={J. Battle},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  pages={157 - 158}
  • J. Battle
  • Published 1980
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills
  • 26 students, males and females, aged 15 through 18 yr. referred to the school psychologist for assessment participated in the study to determine the relationship between self-esteem and depression in high school students. Each subject was administered a self-esteem checklist and two measures of depression on one occasion. The correlations between self-esteem and depression were significant (.34 to .75) for both measures of depression. 

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