HomePsychology and Education: A Multidisciplinary Journalvol. 2 no. 1 (2022)

The Relationship Between Social Support and Depression Among Senior High School Students in the Midst of Online Learning Modality

Marianne Amber Pineda | Gesreel Mendoza | Charissa Mhay Velarde | Jhoselle Tus

Discipline: Education



Online learning is one of the solutions that schools around the Philippines are using to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on education. It is in line with the health protocol of the government, but students have a hard time coping with this new way of learning that has caused some effect on their mental health and social skills. Some students have a problem getting the support they need, which has resulted in their having mild to severe depressive symptoms. Social support has the effect of weakening the effect of depressive symptoms on students. This study aims to investigate the relationship between social support and depression among the senior high school students. Based on the statistical analysis, it indicates that social support and depression have a significant relationship (r=0.129).


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