Self-reported depression linked to worse NAPLAN results: ANU study

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
February 8 2022 - 6:00pm
Self-reported levels of depression are linked to worse NAPLAN results, a new study has found. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Teenagers who feel better about their lives perform better in NAPLAN, a new study by Australian National University researchers has found.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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