Citation: Maysaa Hasan Banihani (2022) The Effect of Depression on Academic Achievement among Male and Female Students at Yarmouk University,’ International Journal of Education, Learning and Development, Vol. 10, No.2, pp.16-28
The study aims to reveal the association between depression among male and female students of Yarmouk University, the obstacles that lead to its occurrence and the most important suggestions for its treatment. The study population consists of male and female students of Yarmouk University, which numbered (125). They were selected by random stratified method. To achieve the goals of the study, a questionnaire and interviews were developed. The questionnaire consists of 9 questions distributed in general and in particular. In addition to the interview tool which consists of 4 selected samples. The results of the study show a significant negative correlation between depression and academic achievement. Also,the study does not reveal any significant differences between male and female students in the depression variable. The results show that there were no statistically significant differences due to the effect of the gender variable, and the presence of factors that had a significant impact on depression and its negative relationship to academic achievement. Finally, the research reaches a number of recommendations.