Outcomes of a program to reduce depression

Gyung Hee Kim, Kyeha Kim, Hyojung Park

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Abstract

Depression is increasing among Korean college students. Moreover, it is common for depressed individuals to consider attempting suicide. The purpose of this study therefore was to develop and examine the effectiveness of an int ived a depression-reducing program in eight 1-hr weekly sessions. Measures of suicidal ideation and depression were administered. The program has effects on suicidal ideation and depression among female college students. The findings suggest that the study program may be useful in reducing suicidal ideation and depression among female college students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)560-576
Number of pages17
JournalWestern Journal of Nursing Research
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • adolescent
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • women

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