Risk Factors Associated with Depressive Symptoms Among High School Students in China


  • Sitong Liu




Psychology, Chinese high school students, depressive symptoms, academic pressure, family relationships, social supports.


Addressing the problem related to increasing rate of depression and high suicide rates among teenagers in China, the aim of this research is to examine the potential risk factors associated with depressive symptoms among Chinese high school students that is a special age group within China’s population. The goal is to let more people realize this problem and better for schools and communities to come up with suitable or appropriate solutions for it. This can benefit the high school students’ group as a whole. In this research, qualitative research method was being used. By doing a detailed literature review, I specifically put all the results into three category that are representative and determined three risk factors which include academic pressure, family relationship problems and lack of social supports.


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How to Cite

Liu, S. (2024). Risk Factors Associated with Depressive Symptoms Among High School Students in China. Journal of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, 34, 117-122. https://doi.org/10.54097/20dyvv69