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Emre Umucu

 
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El Paso Texas, 79968
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Emre Umucu
Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Counseling

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. He has published several scientific articles and book chapters on psychosocial adjustment, employment, quality of life, well-being, and mental health among individuals with chronic illnesses.

KEYWORDS

  1. Positive Psychology and Mental Health
  2. Alzheimer's Disease and Aging
  3. Veterans and Military Research
  4. Chronic Illness and Disability
  5. Well-Being and Happiness
  6. Community-Engaged Scholarship
  7. Resilience
  8. PTSD and Depression
  9. Psychometric and Test Construction
  10. COVID-19