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Vol. 8, Special Issue 4, Part C (2024)

Comparing the impact of intervention on depression levels between boys and girls

Author(s): Dr. Sumedha Chaudhary, Divya Kaushik, Ayushi Mishra and Dr. Shashi Yadav
Abstract: This research was carried out in Prayagraj city with the objectives 1) To find out the prevalence of depression in boys and girls across SES and to check the efficacy of the intervention package. Total of 180 children were taken (90 boys and 90 girls). For the intervention a group of 103 children (48 boys & 55 Girls) with moderate and mild depressive symptoms were taken as it was advised by the experts not to include children with severe depression in the programme. Kuppuswami’s Socioeconomic Status scale (1962) revised in (2014) by Kumar and Tiwari was used. CES-DC scale developed by Laurie Radloff was used to check the levels of depression.The intervention package contained one activity booklet and Counseling sessions: 1) Group Counseling and 2) Individual Counseling. Results showed that depression in children was reduced significantly (p<0.05) after intervention.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sumedha Chaudhary, Divya Kaushik, Ayushi Mishra, Dr. Shashi Yadav. Comparing the impact of intervention on depression levels between boys and girls. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2024;8(4S):191-196. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2024.v8.i4Sc.952
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