Mehmet Kavakli

Mehmet Kavakli
Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University | AYBU · Department of Psychology

PhD Candidate

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Introduction
Mehmet Kavakli is a research assistant of psychology. Mehmet currently works at Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Department of Psychology. He interest in group processes, emotions, and psychometry. His currently main research topics include ostracism, social exclusion, embarrassment, and social media.
Research Experience
July 2020 - present
Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University
Position
  • Research Assistant
April 2020 - July 2020
Nigde Omer Halisdemir University
Position
  • Research Assistant
December 2014 - April 2020
Necmettin Erbakan University
Position
  • Psychologist-Researcher
Education
August 2018 - May 2022
Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University
Field of study
  • Psychology
September 2016 - May 2018
Ufuk University
Field of study
  • Psychology
September 2010 - June 2014
Sivas Cumhuriyet University
Field of study
  • Psychology

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Publications (19)
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INTRODUCTION: Social media usage is increasing gradually and the websites that enable social interaction may influence people’s loneliness and depression levels. The aim of the present research was to examine the multiple mediating roles of self-esteem and happiness in the relationship between loneliness and depression. METHODS: The study sample wa...
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In 2018, there were one billion Instagram users around the world. In May 2019 for Turkey, this number was 36 million, which makes Turkey the sixth country in Instagram usage. Considering those high numbers, investigating the factors contributing to Instagram addiction becomes more important. When the nature of Instagram is taken into account, it is...
Conference Paper
The phenomenon of exclusion has been attracted the attention to social psychologists for a long time. With the widespread use of the Internet, the usage rates and numbers of social media sites are also increasing rapidly. The internet environment, which many people use and interact with each other daily, has also attracted the attention of research...
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Social media addiction (SM) is a widespread and severe problem in today's world. It is associated with both self-esteem (SE) and general belongingness (GB). There are many studies related to these associations in the literature , but in this research an attempt was made to explain this mechanism based on social comparison theory. The aim of this st...
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The aim of the present study was to investigate effects of ostracism, and social exclusion on depression, anxiety, stress, and this study was conducted with the view that ostracism and social exclusion are different types of exclusion from each other. The sample was composed of 191 university students studying at a state university in Turkey. Data...
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The present study aimed to adapt the Instagram Addiction Scale (IAS), developed by D’Souza, Samyukta, and Bivera (2018), into the Turkish and investigate its psychometric properties in a Turkish sample. For this purpose, three studies were carried out. In Study 1, language validity of the scale was examined with 90 participants. In Study 2, the fac...
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Background: The aim of the present study was to determine the increase in psychosomatic complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic and to identify the factors associated with psychosomatic complaints. Methods: Five-hundred and thirty-three participants were included in the study. The participants completed the following self-reported scales: Personal...
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INTRODUCTION: The COVID-19 pandemic is a new and highly detrimental event that has influenced the world over. Besides the obvious health risks, COVID-19 has also affected people psychologically. The high risk of contamination can increase the perceived COVID-19 threat and death anxiety in individuals. The aim of the present study was to investigate...
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between internet addiction and perceived stress in terms of perceived social support. Method: The sample was composed of 346 university students studying at Necmettin Erbakan University. Data was gathered by using personal information form, the Multidimensional Scale of Percei...
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The goal of the present research was to investigate predictive relationships of forgiveness and mindfulness with happiness. The sample was composed of 246 university students studying at a state university in Turkey. The data was collected by using personal information form, Oxford Happiness Scale-Short Form, Heartland Forgiveness Scale, and Mindfu...
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Bu çalışmanın amacı psikolojik dışlanmanın sosyal dışlanmadan farkını ortaya koyarak benlik değeri, yalnızlık ve genel aidiyet duygusu üzerindeki etkilerini incelemektir. Çalışmanın örneklemini Türkiye'de bir devlet üniversitesinde eğitim görmekte olan 221 üniversite öğrencisi oluşturmuştur. Verilerin toplanması amacıyla Ergenler için Sosyal Dışlan...
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The aim of the present study was to reveal the difference between ostracism and social exclusion and was to investigate the effects of ostracism and social exclusion on self-esteem, loneliness and general belongingness emotion. The sample was composed of 221 university students studying at a state university in Turkey. Data was gathered by using th...
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Every people have emotions, and these emotions sometimes could be positive such as happiness, pride, love and occasionally negative like anger, sadness or embarrassment. A question comes to people's mind at that point. Why do we have emotions? According to the evolutionary perspective, emotions have functional features for humankind. Emotions which...
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GİRİŞ ve AMAÇ: Bu araştırmanın amacı akıllı telefon bağımlılığı, genel aidiyet ve mutluluk arasındaki yordayıcı ilişkileri ortaya koymaktır. YÖNTEM ve GEREÇLER: Araştırmanın çalışma grubunu farklı bölümlerde öğrenim gören toplam 312 üniversite öğrencisi oluşturmaktadır. Verilerin toplanması amacıyla Akıllı Telefon Bağımlılığı Ölçeği Kısa Formu, Ox...
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The aim of the present study was to examine the mediating role of self-compassion in the relationship between ostracism and internet addiction. Besides, the roles of daily and weekly internet usage and the demographic variables like age, gender, parent education level in predicting internet usage habits were also explored. The sample was composed o...
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The aim of this study is to determine whether individuals’ early maladaptive schemas will indicate their happiness levels or not and to find out which early maladaptive schemas will pose a handicap for individuals’ happiness. Relational screening model was used in the study. The study group consisted of the 253 university students; 198 (78.3%) fema...
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Objective: The aim of this study is to determine whether university students' early maladaptive schemas predict their mindfulness levels or not. Method: The study was carried out in the relational screening model. The study group consisted of 293 university students; 237 (80,9%) females and 56 (19,1%) males. "Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS...

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