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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12394/9932
Title: Depression and the meaning of life in university students in times of pandemic
Alternative Titles: Depresión y sentido de la vida en estudiantes universitarios en tiempos de pandemia
Authors: Romero Parra, Mireya
Keywords: Depression
Estudiantes universitarias
Publisher: Universidad Continental
Issue Date: 2020
Date available: 20-Aug-2021
Bibliographic citation: Romero, M. (2020). Depression and the meaning of life in university students in times of pandemic [Depresión y sentido de la vida en estudiantes universitarios en tiempos de pandemia]. International Journal of Educational Psychology, 9(3), 223-242. https://doi.org/10.17583/ijep.2020.6784
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17583/ijep.2020.6784
Description: The emergence of the pandemic has led to fundamental social and economic swaps throughout the world, the sponsored measures taken have a significant effect on the mental health of individuals. The objective of the study was to compare the level of depression related to the meaning of life in students in times of pandemic at the Continental University of Peru and the "Rafael María Baralt" National Experimental University of Venezuela. The type of research developed was descriptive correlational with a cross-sectional design. The sample was made up of two groups: the first corresponds to 300 students from Peru and 300 from Venezuela. The Beck Depression Inventory and the Dimensional Sense of Life Scale, standardized version for Latin America, were used as measurement instruments. With the Spearman correlation coefficient it was determined that there is a moderate negative relationship of -.610, which indicates that there is an inverse correlation in the variables level of depression and sense of life of the students and it was concluded that, among the students university students from both countries, there is a moderate inverse significant correlation between depression and the meaning of life, in the current times of pandemic.
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metadata.dc.format.extent: p. 223-242
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