Depression and anxiety among the community: a sample of adolescents in Mityana District.
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between depression and anxiety among adolescents. Depression and Anxiety among the community, a sample of adolescents in Mityana District, correlational study design was used in the study to establish the relationship between depression and anxiety among adolescents. The study used a sample of 50 respondents who were adopted using simple sampling technique. Data was therefore collected using self-administered questionnaire and later analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Scientists. In conclusion the study results showed that there is no significant relationship depression and Anxiety. Therefore Anxiety is not very significant in understandings depression among adolescents where interventions are required by non-governmental organizations and the government plus parents and teachers so that the problem is handled at its root in the families affected. Lastly, it was recommended that School management must establish and set in place policies which cater for students affected by depression. Such policies may include school counseling programs for students affected which will help in the contribution towards the reduction of the problem of depression.