Author: Sara Mubeen
Supervisor: Dr. Iram Fatima
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study was conducted to find out the relationship between body image and depression in female students of ages between 19-22 years (M = 20.86, SD = 1.09) in single sex (n = 50) and co-education university (n = 50). The correlational research design was used. It was hypothesized there would be relationship between body image and depression in female students. It was also hypothesized that there body image and depression of female students will differ in single sex and coeducation universities. Body Consciousness Scale (McKinley & Hyde, 1996) was used for body image and Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, 1998) was used for assessing depression. The findings of the results show that there was a positive relationship between body consciousness and depression. Results also show there was difference in body image and depression of female students in single sex and coeducation universities.
Keywords: Body Image, Depression, Co-Education.
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