Journal of Regional Section of Serbian Medical Association in Zajecar

Year 2012     Vol 37     No 4
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      UDK 616.89-008.454-053.6(497.115)

ISSN 035-2899, 37(2012) br.4 p.223-228

Original paper

Depression in adolescents of Kosovo and Metohija
Depresivnost kod adolescenata na Kosovu i Metohiji

Dragana Stanojević (1), Biljana Jaredić (1), Saška Manić (2)
(1) Filozofki fakultet Kosovska Mitrovica, (2) Neurološko odeljenje ZC Zaječar



This cross-sectional epidemiological study examines depression in adolescents living in Kosovo and Metohija in specific social circumstances. The main goal is to determine depression, but also to examine its relation with the perception of social circumstances, life satisfaction, and social and demographic variables (sex, place of living, financial status). The sample consisted of 465 students of the final year of secondary education 17-19 years of age. Beck depression inventory (BDI), satisfaction with life scale (SWLS), the scale of subjective assessment of social circumstances, a questionnaire to collect social and demographic variables were used. The data were analyzed in the SPSS statistical program, version 18.0. Statistical methods used included descriptive statistics, correlation (linear and partial) and methods of determining the significance of differences between mean values (t-test and analysis of variance).
Key words: adolescents, depression, life satisfaction, social circumstances

Napomena: kompletan tekst rada na srpskom jeziku
Note: full text in Serbian
      Corresponding Address:
Dragana Stanojević
Ul. Knjaza Miloša 3/16
38220 Kosovska Mitrovica
Paper received: 21. 8 . 2012
Paper accepted: 27. 11. 2012
Paper Internet issues: 8.3.2013.
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