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With a Little Help From my Friends : The Role of Personality in the Relationship between Social Support and Adolescent Depression

Fenton, Kate Emma


Relationships provide young people with a sense of integration and personal worth. The ability of adolescents to acquire and maintain support from their social networks is of clinical interest as inadequate social support is posited to be a primary causal factor in the onset of adolescent depression. The literature analysing adolescent depression has been extensive and has suggested that depressed young people are less rewarding for social contact, which...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (DPsych(Clinical))
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d509bcc06


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