The study examined the loneliness and social dissatisfaction of elementary school students in relation to type of after-school care. 358 students completed the Loneliness and Social Dissatisfaction Scale and an information form that included age and the students' after-school care arrangements. Results indicated that children who were in self or sibling care had greater loneliness and social dissatisfaction compared to their peers under formal center care.


The Effects of Parental Attitudes and Mothers' Psychological Well-Being on the Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Their Preschool Children
Yurdusen, Sema; EROL, NEŞE; Gençöz, Tülin (2013-01-01)
The aim of the present study was to examine the association between emotional and behavioral problems in preschool children and maternal attitudes. The predictor variables were parental attitudes, maternal depression and anxiety symptoms. Our sample consisted of the mothers of 204 preschool children attending different preschools in Ankara, Turkey. Mothers were asked to complete the parental attitude research instrument, the beck depression inventory, the trait anxiety inventory, and the child-behavior chec...
Perceived parenting styles, emotion recognition, and emotion regulation in relation to psychological well-being : symptoms of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and social anxiety
Aka, B. Türküler; Gençöz, Tülin; Department of Psychology (2011)
The purpose of the current study was to examine the path of perceived parenting styles, emotion recognition, emotion regulation, and psychological well-being in terms of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety symptoms consequently. For the purpose of this study 530 adults (402 female, 128 male) between the ages of 18 and 36 (M = 22.09, SD = 2.78) participated in the current study. The data was collected by a questionnaire battery including a Demographic Category Sheet, Short-EMBU (Egna...
The relationship of after school care arrangement, maternal work status, and after school activity type with loneliness and social dissatisfaction of elementary school students
Bakır, Hasibe Özlen; Demir, Ayhan Sıtkı; Department of Educational Sciences (2008)
The purpose of the study is to investigate the level of loneliness and social dissatisfaction among third, fourth and fifth grade elementary school students considering three variables: maternal work status, after school care arrangement type, and after school activities. The sample of the study consisted of 732 (third, fourth and fifth grade) elementary school students in three public elementary schools in Ankara. In the present study Loneliness and Social Dissatisfaction Scale (Asher & Wheeler, 1985) and ...
Preschoolers’ gender-typing of self and others in family context
Işık, Hatice; Şahin Acar, Başak; Department of Psychology (2020)
The current study aims to examine preschoolers’ gender-typing of self and others in the family context. With this aim, three different but complementary studies were conducted. In the first study, mother-child-father triads’ gender stereotypes for the child in the family (self-referenced) vs. a random child (other-referenced) were examined via thematic analysis (Ntriads = 40). Participants’ answers were grouped under gender-consistent, gender-inconsistent, and gender-neutral themes. Although the content did...
The Mediating Role of Early Maladaptive Schemas in the Relationship Between Maternal Rejection and Psychological Problems
ATALAR, DİLEK SARITAŞ; Gençöz, Tülin (2015-03-01)
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the mediating role of early maladaptive schemas (EMSs) in the relationship between perceived maternal rejection during childhood and current psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, in Turkish university students. EMSs were categorized according to 3 schema domains; impaired limits-exaggerated standards, disconnection-rejection, and impaired autonomy-other directedness.
Citation Formats
H. Ö. Demircan and A. G. Demir, “CHILDREN’S SENSE OF LONELINESS AND SOCIAL DISSATISFACTION, AFTER-SCHOOL CARE,” PSYCHOLOGICAL REPORTS, pp. 169–175, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: