A data-driven analysis of sociocultural, ecological, and economic correlates of depression across nations

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology Vol/Iss. 52 (8-9) SAGE Publications Published In Pages: 822-843
By Li, Zeyang, Wei, Anna, Palanivel, Vishanth, Jackson, Joshua C.


Increased divorce rate will be positively associated with depression prevalence.


Hypothesis was first tested using a zero-order association test and was found significant (p<.004, standardized beta=.25); not supported in multiple regression.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regressionNot supportedp>.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DivorceIndependentTermination Of Marriage
DepressionDependentDrives And Emotions, Personality Disorders