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Research Articles

NEW! Sugawara, D., Masuyama, A., & Kubo, T. (2021). Socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on the mental health and life satisfaction of the Japanese population.  International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

NEW!  Geçer, E., & Yıldırım, M. (2021). Family Communication and Psychological Distress in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic: Mediating Role of Coping. Journal of Family Issues, 0192513X211044489.

NEW! Falco, A., Girardi, D., Dal Corso, L., Yıldırım, M., & Converso, D. (2021). The perceived risk of being infected at work: An application of the job demands–resources model to workplace safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. PloS one, 16(9), e0257197.

NEW!  Yıldırım, M., & Çiçek, İ. (2021). Optimism and pessimism mediate the association between parental coronavirus anxiety and depression among healthcare professionals in the era of COVID-19. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 1-9.

NEW!  Eisenbeck, N., Carreno, D. F., Wong, P. T., Hicks, J. A., María, R. R. G., Puga, J. L., … & García-Montes, J. M. (2022). An international study on psychological coping during COVID-19: Towards a meaning-centered coping style. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 22(1), 100256.

NEW!  Yıldırım, M., & Güler, A. Coronavirus anxiety, fear of COVID-19, hope and resilience in healthcare workers: a moderated mediation model study. Health Psychology Report, 9(1).

NEW! Arslan, G., & Yıldırım, M. (2021). Perceived risk, Positive Youth–Parent Relationships, and Internalizing Problems in Adolescents: Initial Development of the Meaningful School Questionnaire. Child Indicators Research, 14(5), 1911-1929.

NEW! Yıldırım, M.(2021). Loneliness and Psychological Distress: A Mediating Role of Meaning in Life during COVID-19 Pandemic, Anxiety, Uncertainty, and Resilience During the Pandemic Period – Anthropological and Psychological Perspectives, Fabio Gabrielli and Floriana Irtelli, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.97477. Available from:

NEW! Masuyama, A., Sugawara, D., Karawekpanyawong, N., Juntasopeepun, P., Likhitsathian, S., Reznik, A. & Isralowitz, R. (2021). Japan and Thailand: A Cross National Comparison of COVID 19 Impact on University Student Health and Well-Being, Journal of Loss and Trauma, 


NEW! Sugawara, D., Gu, Y., Masuyama, A., Ng, S. L., Evone, P. Y. M., Arifah, R., Chishima, Y., & Tee, E. Y. J. (2021). RE-COVER project: Survey on resilience, mental health, and fear of Covid-19 in four countries. BMC Research Notes.14, 409.

NEW! Kubo,T., Sugawara, D., Masuyama,A.(2021). The effect of passion for activities on fear of COVID-19 and mental health among the Japanese population, Personality and   Individual Differences,Volume 186, Part B.

NEW! Sugawara, D., Masuyama, A., Reznik, A., Isralowitz, R.(2021). Japanese “help profession” students: COVID-19 fear associated with mental health, substance use and resilence. Journal of Loss and Trauma,

・Chishima, Y., & Liu, I-T. H-C. (in press). Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan: Applying topic modeling in daily life descriptions. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

・Yıldırım, M., Çiçek, İ., & Şanlı, M. E.(2021). Coronavirus stress and COVID-19 burnout among healthcare staffs: The mediating role of optimism and social connectedness. Current Psychology.

Masuyama, A., Kubo, T., Sugawara, D.,. & Chishima, Y. (2021). Interest consistency can buffer the effect of COVID-19 fear on psychological distress. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

・Arslan, G., & Yıldırım, M. (2021). Meaning-Based Coping and Spirituality During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mediating Effects on Subjective Well-Being . Frontiers in Psychology,

・Yıldırım, M.  & Özaslan, A. (2021). Worry, Severity, Controllability, and Preventive Behaviours of COVID-19 and Their Associations with Mental Health of Turkish Healthcare Workers Working at a Pandemic Hospital. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

・Arslan, G., Yıldırım, M., & Leung, M. M. (2021). Mediating Effect of Personal Meaning in the Prediction of Life Satisfaction and Mental Health Problems Based on Coronavirus Suffering. Frontiers in Psychology, 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.638379

・Arslan, G., & Yıldırım, M. (2021).A Longitudinal Examination of the Association Between Meaning in Life, Resilience, and Mental Wellbeing in Times of Coronavirus Pandemic. Frontiers in Psychology,

・Arslan, G., & Yıldırım, M. (2021) Coronavirus stress, meaningful living, optimism, and depressive symptoms: a study of moderated mediation model, Australian Journal of Psychology, 

・Yıldırım, M., Arslan, G.,  & Alkahtani, A, M. (2021) Do fear of COVID-19 and religious coping predict depression, anxiety, and stress among the Arab population during health crisis?  Death Studies

・Kubo, T., Sugawara, D., Masuyama, A. (2021). The effect of ego-resiliency and COVID-19-related stress on mental health among the Japanese population. Personality and Individual Differences,

・Chishima, Y., Liu, I-T. H-C., & Wilson, A. E. (2021). Temporal distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Letter writing with future self can mitigate negative affect. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being,

・Arslan, G., Yıldırım, M. & Zangeneh, M. Coronavirus Anxiety and Psychological Adjustment in College Students(2021). Exploring the Role of College Belongingness and Social Media Addiction. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

NEW!!・Yıldırım, M.,  Akgül, Ö., & Geçer, E.  (2021). The Effect of COVID-19 Anxiety on General Health: the Role of COVID-19 Coping. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 1-12.

NEW!!・Yıldırım, M.,  Akgül, Ö.,  & Arslan, G.(2021). Perceived risk and parental coronavirus anxiety in healthcare workers: a moderated mediation role of coronavirus fear and mental well-being. Psychology Health and Medicine, Advance online publication.

NEW!!・Yıldırım, M., Arslan, G., & Paul, W. (2021). Meaningful Living, Resilience, Affective Balance, and Psychological Health Problems Among Turkish Young Adults During Coronavirus Pandemic. Current Psychology,

NEW!!・Yıldırım, M., Kizilgeçit, M., Seçer, İ., Karabulut, F., Angın, Y.,  Dağcı, A., Vural, M.,  Bayram, N., Çinici, M. (2021). Meaning in Life, Religious Coping, and Loneliness During the Coronavirus Health Crisis in Turkey. Journal of Religion and Health,

・Sugawara, D., Masuyama, A. & Kubo, T. (in press). Socioeconomic Impacts of the COVID-19 Lockdown on the Mental Health and Life Satisfaction of the Japanese population. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

・Pashang, S. & Zangeneh, M. (2020). Demystifying Discourses of Death, Burial and Grief in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Concurrent Disorders, 2(3), 110-119. 

・Flett, G. & Zangeneh, M. (2020). Mattering as a Vital Support for People During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Benefits of Feeling and Knowing That Someone Cares During Times of Crisis. Journal of Concurrent Disorders, 2(1), 106-123

・Yıldırım, M., Arslan, G., & Ahmet., Ö. (2020). Perceived Risk and Mental Health Problems Among Healthcare Professionals During COVID-19 Pandemic: Exploring the Mediating Effects of Resilience and Coronavirus Fear. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,

・Yıldırım, M., Arslan, G., & Izaddin, A.  (2020). Why Do People High in COVID-19 Worry Have More Mental Health Disorders? The Roles of Resilience and Meaning in Life. Psychiatria Danubina, 32. 505-512.

・Arslan, G.,  & Yıldırım, M., & Masood, Z. (2020). Coronavirus Anxiety and Psychological Adjustment in College Students: Exploring the Role of College Belongingness and Social Media Addiction. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

・Yıldırım, M. & Arslan, G. (2020). Exploring the Associations Between Resilience, Dispositional Hope, Preventive Behaviours, Subjective Well-Being, and Psychological Health Among Adults During Early Stage of COVID-19. Current Psychology,

・Arslan, G., Yıldırım, M., Karataş, Z., Kabasakal, H., Kılınç, M. (2020). Meaningful Living to Promote Complete Mental Health Among University Students in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,

・Arslan, G., Yıldırım, M., & Aytaç, M. (2020). Subjective Vitality and Loneliness Explain How Coronavirus Anxiety Increases Rumination Among College Students. Death Studies,

・Yıldırım, M., & Solmaz, F. (2020). COVID-19 burnout, COVID-19 stress and resilience: Initial psychometric properties of COVID-19 Burnout Scale. Death Studies,

・Yıldırım, M., & Güler, A.  (2020). Positivity explains how COVID-19 perceived risk increases death distress and reduces happiness. Personality and Individual Differences,

・Yıldırım, M., & Güler, A. (2020). COVID-19 severity, self-efficacy, knowledge, preventive behaviors, and mental health in Turkey. Death Studies,

・Yıldırım, M., & Güler, A. (2020). Factor analysis of the COVID-19 Perceived Risk Scale: A preliminary study. Death Studies,

・Arslan, G., Yıldırım, M., Tanhan, A., Buluş, M.,  & Allen, K.  (2020). Coronavirus Stress, Optimism-Pessimism, Psychological Inflexibility, and Psychological Health: Psychometric Properties of the Coronavirus Stress Measure. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,

・Masuyama, A., Shinkawa, H., & Kubo, T. (2020).Validation and Psychometric Properties of the Japanese Version of the Fear of COVID-19 Scale Among Adolescents. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,


Data Set

・Primary Survey in Japan