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.


Power distance will be negatively associated with depression prevalence.


Hypothesis was first tested using a zero-order association test and was found significant (p<.02, standardized beta=-.23); not supported in multiple regression.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regressionNot supportedp>.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DepressionDependentDrives And Emotions, Personality Disorders
Power distanceIndependentSocial Stratification