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Tunc, Yasin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The two decades following the establishment of the Turkish Republic witnessed the growth of the pervasive fear that vagrant and homeless children and child delinquents presented a threat to the physical, mental, and economic well-being of the nascent Turkish nation. Newspapers of the period regularly touched upon the issue, alerting the public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Delinquency, Children
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Canel-Cinarbas, Deniz; Aegisdottir, Stefania – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2010
The purpose of the present study was to compare the expression and frequency of somatic, affective and cognitive symptoms of distress across Turkish and U.S. university students. An open-ended free-list question was used to elicit distress responses from 827 Turkish and U.S. participants. The coding was done using classical content analysis. It…
Descriptors: College Students, Emotional Response, Behavior, Psychological Patterns
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Unsal, Alaaddin; Ayranci, Unal – Journal of School Health, 2008
Background: To determine the factors affecting the prevalence of depression and also to present some pertinent comments concerning prevention of depression among high school students. This study was deemed important and relevant due to the increasing importance of depression among high school students. Methods: A sample of students aged 14-19…
Descriptors: Incidence, Screening Tests, Psychiatry, Foreign Countries
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Oner, Ozgur; Oner, Pinar; Cop, Esra; Munir, Kerim M. – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
Consecutively referred subjects (N = 537) to an outpatient clinic were evaluated to compare the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Combined (ADHD-C) and predominantly inattentive (ADHD-PI) subtypes using parent and teacher ratings and neuropsychological variables. Statistical significance was at P less than 0.002 adjusted for multiple…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Check Lists, Social Problems, Behavior Disorders
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Yildirim, Abdullah; Boysan, Murat; Kefeli, Mehmet Celal – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The study examined the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the DASS-21. Thirty patients with major depression and 30 patients with anxiety disorders and 250 health controls participated in the study. We tested six alternative models using CFA. We found that tripartite model comprised of anhedonia and physiological hyperarousal along…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Reliability, Turkish, Correlation
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Boz Yuksekdag, Belgian; Unsal Barlas, Gul – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
In this study, a measurement is seen as an instrument to measure the attitudes of the nurses towards the distance nursing education was developed. The study population consist of nurses who working in two hospitals of the ministry of health and two special hospitals in Istanbul. The sample of the study consisted of 194 nurses who agreed to…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Distance Education, Attitude Measures, Psychometrics
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Daniels, Amy M.; Como, Ariel; Hergüner, Sabri; Kostadinova, Krasimira; Stosic, Jasmina; Shih, Andy – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
The aim of this study was to understand the diagnostic, service and lived experiences of families affected by ASD in Southeast Europe. A total of 758 caregivers from Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Turkey were surveyed from 2013 to 2015 about characteristics of the child with ASD; service encounters; and caregiver perceptions. The average age at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Individual Characteristics
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Arslan, Mustafa; Akcan, Ramazan; Hilal, Ahmet; Batuk, Hulya; Cekin, Necmi – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2007
The purpose of this study was to investigate the general properties of suicide among children and adolescents in our region, and to evaluate the results in the light of the literature. The autopsy records of the morgue of the Adana branch of the Turkish Forensic Medicine Council were investigated retrospectively. Focus of the study was shaped by…
Descriptors: Females, Suicide, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Van Oort, Floor V.A.; Joung, Inez M. A.; Mackenbach, Johan P.; Verhulst, Frank C.; Bengi-Arslan, Leyla; Crijnen, Alfons A. M.; Van Der Ende, Jan – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2007
Background: Little is known about changes in ethnic disparities in mental health during the development of adolescents into young adults. The aim of this study was to study the development of disparities in internalizing and externalizing problems between Dutch natives and Turkish migrant children from adolescence into adulthood. Methods: Turkish…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Adolescents, Migrants, Ethnicity
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Yildirim, Dilek; Kececi, Ayla; Bulduk, Serap – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2011
This research was planned as a cross-sectional and descriptive study for the purpose of determining nursing students' expectations from a workplace and what department, area, and positions they want to work in after graduation. The research population was comprised of the four university-based schools of nursing in Ankara province. The sample was…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Career Planning, Job Satisfaction
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Wolmer, Leo; Laor, Nathaniel; Dedeoglu, Ceyda; Siev, Joanna; Yazgan, Yanki – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2005
Background: Child survivors of a catastrophic earthquake in Turkey were evaluated three and a half years after the event, and three years after a sub-group participated in a teacher-mediated intervention developed by the authors. The goal of this follow-up study was to determine the long-term effectiveness of the original intervention. Methods:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grief, Intervention, Social Behavior
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Zwirs, Barbara W. C.; Burger, Huibert; Schulpen, Tom W. J.; Buitelaar, Jan K. – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: First, to investigate whether non-Western children in the Netherlands are less likely to be treated for behavioral problems than Western children; second, to examine whether discrepancies in treatment status are related to differences in level of problem behavior and impairment. Method: The study included 2,185 children of the four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Ethnic Groups, Males