Relationship between Self-Esteem and Depression among High School Students

@article{Battle1980RelationshipBS,
  title={Relationship between Self-Esteem and Depression among High School Students},
  author={James Battle},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1980},
  volume={51},
  pages={157 - 158}
}
  • J. Battle
  • Published 1 June 1980
  • Psychology
  • 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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