Stress, depression and coping strategies among adolescents in Kampala district
Nakakaawa, Sanyu Stella
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The as aimed at investigating the relationship between stress, depression and coping strategies among adolescents. The study adopted a quantitative research design with are correlation method to investigate this relationship. A sample of 100 students were selected to participate in this study. Data obtained was analyzed using statistical package for social scientist version 23. The results from this study indicated that there was relationship between stress and depression (.28<.05). The results also showed that relationship between stress and coping strategies (.0032<.05). Finally the study results indicated that there is no relationship between depression and coping strategies among adolescents (.920>.05). Thus this study recommends that more counselling and psychological programs should be put in place to provide support for students struggling with stress and depression.