Depression among Male and Female Adolescents: A Review


  • Ambica
  • Dr. Arvind Birdie



Depression, Adolescent, Risk-factors.


Introduction: Over the years, there has been a steady increase in the number of depressive patients in India. It has been understood that there are a lot of psychological and social factors that contribute to the development of depression among male and female adolescents in the Indian environment. In the current time due to the competitive lifestyle and changes in social and psychological factors, everyone wants to do the best in their life cycle. Depression typically presents at intervals the sort of medically unexplained physical symptoms. Rates of depression are high in women attending medicine clinics and qualitative studies demonstrate a robust relationship between discharge, weakness, neurotic symptoms, and psychosocial stress. One in each of these symptoms ought to be a core symptom: either depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure. Objective: To study depression among male and female adolescents. Method: A systematic review with a focus on predictive research was carried out between 1983 to 2021 using   Pubmed, Psychinfo, and Google Scholar. Conclusion: This review paper concludes that prevention and intervention programs must be developed and should be aimed at adolescents who are exposed to the numerous dangers revealed in the present paper.


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Ambica, & Dr. Arvind Birdie. (2022). Depression among Male and Female Adolescents: A Review. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 11(1).