publication . Article . 2017

Childhood Depression: Relation to Adaptive, Clinical and Predictor Variables

Maite Garaigordobil; Elena Bernarás; Joana Jaureguizar; Juan M. Machimbarrena;
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  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 8 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
The study had two goals: (1) to explore the relations between self-assessed childhood depression and other adaptive and clinical variables (2) to identify predictor variables of childhood depression. Participants were 420 students aged 7–10 years old (53.3% boys, 46.7% girls). Results revealed: (1) positive correlations between depression and clinical maladjustment, school maladjustment, emotional symptoms, internalizing and externalizing problems, problem behaviors, emotional reactivity, and childhood stress; and (2) negative correlations between depression and personal adaptation, global self-concept, social skills, and resilience (sense of competence and affi...
free text keywords: stress, Psychology, psychosomatic problems, predictor variables, BF1-990, child depression, Original Research, self-concept, correlations, resilience, social skills
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publication . Article . 2017

Childhood Depression: Relation to Adaptive, Clinical and Predictor Variables

Maite Garaigordobil; Elena Bernarás; Joana Jaureguizar; Juan M. Machimbarrena;