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Abstract

The purpose of present study was to investigate the relationship between academic performance and depression among students of University of Gujrat. It was a cross-sectional study. Convenient sampling was used to select sample of 50 males and 50 females. Depression Anxiety Stress Scale was used for the measurement. Findings of study showed that there is a positive relationship between age and academic performance with depression.

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Introduction

Introduction
Present study was designed to investigate about age and gender differences in’ and relationship with academic performance and depression. The main purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between gender differences ,academic performance and depression among Uog students. Gender

Gender is the range of physical, mental, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity. Depending on the context, the term may refer to biological sex (i.e. the state of being male, female or intersex), sex-based social structures (including gender roles and other social roles), or gender identity. According to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, "Gender is cultural and is the term to use when referring to women and men as social groups. Sex is biological; use it when the biological distinction is predominant." And according to the World Health Organization, "Sex refers to the biological and physiological characteristics that define men and women. Gender refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women." Depression

Depression is a mental illness in which a person has feelings of sadness, instability, loneliness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and guilt. Depression is a common mental...