Mothers Characters and Adolescence Depression

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The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between forgiveness and rumination of mothers with depression symptoms in adolescent girls of Isfahan high schools. The sample consisted of 260 high school’s students along with their mothers who were selected through multistage cluster sampling method. The research instruments were depression, forgiveness, and rumination questionnaires. The data were analyzed by statistical method including Pearson correlation and multiple regressions. The results indicated that rumination of mothers has a significant and positive relationship with depression of adolescents and forgiveness of mothers has a negative and significant relationship with depression. The Stepwise regression results indicated that rumination is able to predict depression. Regarding to results, it seems that decrease of mothers’ rumination can be efficient in improving of depression of adolescent.

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Jafari, F. , Yousefi, Z. and Manshaee, G. (2014) Mothers Characters and Adolescence Depression. Open Journal of Depression, 3, 45-51. doi: 10.4236/ojd.2014.32010.

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