Linking Academic Goals to Depression in Adolescents

Exploring How Achievement Orientations Impact Youth Mental Health in Australia

9 mins
What is it about?

Medicine and Health


This study delves into the intricate relationship between academic goals and depressive symptoms among Australian adolescents. It examines how different types of achievement goalsā€”aiming for personal mastery versus outperforming peers, and striving for success versus avoiding failureā€”correlate with depression levels over time.