"Relationship between Irrational Beliefs and Depression in Late Adolescence "

  • Elizabeth Jasmine
  • G. Venkatesh Kumar


The present study was aimed at examining the relationship between Irrational Beliefs and Depression among the late adolescent college students (N=502). Studies have found depression to be one of the most crippling disorders and the leading cause for suicide among all age groups and that this state is primarily being caused by wrong thinking and belief patterns such as irrational beliefs and further irrational beliefs are being maintained due to the depressed state of the individual. Hence the present study apart from analyzing the directions of possible relationship of Irrational Beliefs with Depression, reviews the existing literature to showcase how one causes and maintains the other.

How to Cite
JASMINE, Elizabeth; KUMAR, G. Venkatesh. "Relationship between Irrational Beliefs and Depression in Late Adolescence ". Artha - Journal of Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, may 2017. ISSN 0975-329X. Available at: <http://journals.christuniversity.in/index.php/artha/article/view/908>. Date accessed: 20 jan. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.12724/ajss.16.6.

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