Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Apr 23;18(9). Epub 2021 Apr 23.
Department of Physical and Social Education, Lithuanian Sports University, Sporto 6, 44221 Kaunas, Lithuania.
The present study expands the existing literature and supplements today's knowledge on the relationship between personal, psychosocial and lifestyle factors and depressive symptoms among adolescents. The study aimed to investigate the variety of depressive symptoms predictors-personal resources, adverse school and family, health, lifestyle-related (sense of coherence, self-esteem, school involvement, negative acts at school, family stress and violence, psychosomatic health complaints, physical activity, smoking, alcohol) as well as gender, employing hierarchical linear regression analysis in a large representative sample of adolescents ( = 2212) in Kaunas, Lithuania. Four blocks of predictors were employed in hierarchical linear regression analysis. Read More