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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Relationship of Burnout and Depression Among College Students

Stephen Caleb M Pastrana | Olivia R Faustino | Jhoselle Tus

Discipline: Education



In recent years, online classes have become popular because of the Philippines' high number of COVID-19 cases. Furthermore, given the pandemic, it forces students to study at home. Thus, students in the Philippines have been exposed to online learning for two years; despite its slow progress, many students have received awards for their hard work and motivation. However, their mental health and depression remain their primary concerns amid the current pandemic. Burnout is one of the difficulties students face during this period, as being alone can impact students' mental health and academic performance. Thus, this study aims to discover and investigate the relationship between academic burnout and depression among college students. According to the statistical findings, there is a significant relationship between academic burnout and depression (r=0.135).


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