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The Relationship Research Lab established in June 2014. We aim to understand and explore close relationships and their impact on individual’s lives. We examine relationship dynamics and their impact in psychological well-being in childhood and adulthood, challenges in parenting and families, socio-emotional development, maternal characteristics and their influences in parents’ and children’ lives

Research İnterests

- Attachment in early childhood and attachment-based interventions

- Attachment, emotion regulation and psychopathology in childhood and adulthood

- Stress, traumatic stress, coping and posttraumatic growth

- Parenting characteristics (Caregiving helplessness, mentalisation, parenting stress, parental burnout)