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Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

Abstract

Relation Among Depression, Loneliness and Self-Efficacy of Adolescents of Working and Non-Working Mothers in Bangladeshi Sample

Sadia Afrin

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relation among depression, loneliness and self-efficacy of adolescents of working and non-working mothers whether mother’s occupation has any effects on adolescent’s depression, loneliness and self-efficacy. Assess whether depression, loneliness and self-efficacy of adolescents differ by gender or not. The participants of the relevant study are 100 adolescents of working mothers where 50 are male and 50 are female and 100 adolescents of non-working mothers where 50 are male and 50 are female between the age group of 15 to 18 years selected purposively by convenience sampling technique. To collect the data researcher used Bangla Version of the Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale by Russell and Dan. The Depression Scale suggested by Rahman and Uddin, and adopted Bengali Version by Ilyas et al. of Sherer’s General Self-Efficacy Scale. Descriptive and correlation statistical techniques are employed to depict the quantitative data. Results shows that children of working mother are more depressed and lonely and less self-efficient than the children of non-working mother.

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