The Depression Level of 4th Year College Students

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Acknowledgement

The researcher proudly acknowledge to the ones who supported this research for making it possible to accomplish this factual research.

First of all, the researcher would proudly acknowledge our Almighty God for bestowing us the eternal blessings of knowledge in this research, for securing us from harm at all times and gave us guidance to finish this research.

The researcher would also proudly acknowledge our beloved professor Dr. Maria Rosario E. Monce, for giving enough knowledge to perform and finish this research. This research will surely prepare us for the future challenges and it will help us to become a far more responsible and hardworking person.

Also, I would also like to give thanks to the 4th year college students of the University of the East for their swift cooperation in answering the researcher’s depression test.

DEDICATION

The researcher dedicates this study to her beloved family especially to her mom to show her efforts, gratitude, sincerity and most of all her unending love and appreciation for all she have sacrificed for her.

To the researcher’s friends who gave support and encouragement.

To the researcher’s beloved Professor, Dr. Maria Rosario E. Monce, who taught her how to trust herself and to have a positive outlook in life.

Abstract

Research Title:The Depression Level of 4th Year College Students of the

University of the East
Researcher:Criselle Joy M. Masungsong
Degree Granted:Bachelor of Science, Major in Psychology
Granting Institution:College of Arts and Sciences, University of the East, Manila Research design:Descriptive Method
Respondents:50 4th year college students
Statistical Tools Used:T-test for independence samples, Chi-square

Summary
1. The age of the respondents ranges from 18-24 years old. The respondent with the age of 18 have the frequency of 1 or 2%. The respondents with the age of 19 have the frequency of 16 or 32%. The respondents with the age of 20 have the frequency of 19 or 38%. The respondents with the age of 21 have the frequency of 10 or 20%. The respondent with the age 22 has the frequency of 1 or 2%. The respondent with the age of 23 has the frequency of 1 or 2%. The respondents with the age of 24 have the frequency of 2 or 4%. 2. The year level is all 4th year college students.

3. The number of male and female respondents is equal. There are 25 male respondents and 25 female respondents which equals to 50 respondents. 4. The 2 respondents with the age of 20 have High Depression Level. The 3 respondents with the age of 19 and 20 have Above Average Depression Level. The 9 respondents with the age of 19, 20, and 21 have Average Depression Level. The 22 respondents with the age of 19,20,21,23 and 24 have Below Average Depression Level. The 14 respondents with the age of 19, 20, 21 and 22 have Low Depression level. 5. The Depression level of 4th year college students is 3.67. It means the respondents have Below Average Depression Level. 6. The Depression level of male respondents is 3.64 which mean they have Below Average Depression Level. The Depression level of female respondents is 3.71 which mean they have Below Average Depression Level. 7. The obtained value of 25.13 is lower than the critical value of 36.42 at the 0.05 level of significance therefore; the researcher accepts the null hypothesis, which means there is no significant difference between the ages of the 4th year college students in their depression level.

8. The obtained value of 0.57 is lower than the critical value of 9.49 at the 0.05 level of significance therefore; the researcher accepts the null hypothesis, which means there is no significant difference between the genders of the 4th year college students in their depression level.

Conclusion

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