TUBITAK ARDEB 1001- Scientific and Technological Research Projects Funding Program: “COVID-19 and Society: Social, Human and Economic Effects of the Outbreak, Problems and Solutions”

Project title: “The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health Problems in Turkey and The Feasibility Study of The Delivery of The Book From Self Help Plus: “Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide”

Principal Investigator: Doç. Dr. Zeynep Ceren Acartürk

Researcher: Dr. Ersin Uygun (Bilgi Üniversitesi)
Project Team: Souad Ali Osseiran, Taylan Yurtbakan, Zeynep İlkkurşun

The first aim of the proposed project, is to examine the psychological problems and predictors of these problems among Turkish individuals and Syrian refugees during COVID-19 pandemic based on the conservation of resources theory. The second aim of the project is to adapt and run a feasibility study of the “Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide” which was developed by the World Health Organization.