Child abuse, self-esteem and depression among school going adolescents
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The dissertation explores the correlations in the theme of child abuse self-esteem and depression among school going adolescents. The research was carried out at Makerere modern secondary school among both boys and girls and the sample was purposive in nature. A quantitative research was carried out to find if there is a significant relationship. The findings of the research were in line with the literature that had been presented and it was found that there was a significant relationship between child abuse and self-esteem, child abuse and depression and self-esteem and depression among school going adolescents. The dissertation will draw attention to child abuse, self-esteem and depression as key concerns that affect adolescents in schools.