Depressive disorder in academic and family structure in Vietnamese adolescents

  • Be Thi Ngoc Nguyen Hue University
  • Hung Thanh Nguyen
Keywords: Student, Depression, Family structure, Academic performance, GPA

Abstract

The symptoms of depression are related to low academic achievement, suicidal ideation and cause emotional sufferings, fundamental impairments which can influence students' abilities to perform essential activities of daily living. This study conducted to examine the relationships between depression and not only academic performance but also family structure. This study used the Beck Depression Inventory-II to survey 1336 students from secondary and high schools in Hue province, Vietnam. The findings of our study showed that there were associations between levels of depression and academic performance. Students with good or excellent academic performance were more likely to increase depression than others. Besides, students who had divorced or separated parents were more likely to increase depression gradually than the others. Context: The symptoms of depression are related to low academic achievement, suicidal ideation and cause emotional sufferings, fundamental impairments which can influence students' abilities to perform essential activities of daily living. Aims: This study conducted to examine the relationships between depression and not only academic performance but also family structure. Methods and Material: This study used the Beck Depression Inventory-II to survey 1336 students from secondary and high schools in Hue province, Vietnam. Results: The findings of our study showed that there were associations between levels of depression and academic performance. Conclusions: Students with good or excellent academic performance were more likely to increase depression than others. Besides, students who had divorced or separated parents were more likely to increase depression gradually than the others.

Author Biographies

Be Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Hue University

Department of Psychology and Education, University of Education, Hue University, 34 Le Loi Street, Phu Hoi Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam.

Hung Thanh Nguyen

Department of Psychology and Education, University of Education, Hue University, 34 Le Loi Street, Phu Hoi Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam

Published
2021-06-17
How to Cite
Nguyen, B., & Nguyen, H. (2021). Depressive disorder in academic and family structure in Vietnamese adolescents. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 12(2), 280-285. https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v12i3.1862
Section
Research Articles