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Emre Umucu

 
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Emre Umucu
Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Counseling - Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr. Umucu's research focuses predominantly on psychosocial adaptation to chronic illnesses and disabilities. Currently, Dr. Umucu is working on evaluating and validating PERMA (i.e., Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Accomplishment) model of well-being individuals with chronic conditions. He is also interested in developing culturally-sensitive positive psychology interventions to improve well-being among individuals with chronic health conditions, such as severe mental illness, substance use disorder, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes. He has published several scientific articles and book chapters on psychosocial adjustment, employment, quality of life, well-being among individuals with chronic illnesses, including severe mental illness, diabetes, brain injury, and Alzheimer's disease.

KEYWORDS

  1. Diabetes
  2. Community-engaged scholarship
  3. Well-Being and Happiness
  4. Chronic Illnesses and Disability
  5. Veterans
  6. Aging and Alzheimer's Disease
  7. Positive Psychology and Mental Health

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