Yaman, Dr A. (Ayşe)





Dr. Ayşe Yaman is no longer working at the department of Child and Family Studies.

Academic Career

  • PhD. student in the field of problem behaviour in toddlerhood with special emphasis on Turkish immigrant families, Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University. Title of the research-project: ' Parenting practices and the development of toddler behavior problems in Turkish immigrant families ' (2004-2009)
  • Research assistant with the collaborative project (Generation R) of the department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Sophia Children's Hospital (Rotterdam) and the Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory (Leiden) (2004-present)
  • Research assistant at the Institute of Health Policy & Management in Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam (2003-2004)
  • MA. Developmental Psychology, Leiden University. Master's thesis on the relation between externalizing problem behavior in young children, parenting and family characteristics, supervised by dr. J. Mesman (2002)

Research areas and activities

  • Behaviour problems in toddlerhood
  • Parental sensitivity
  • Temperament
  • Turkish immigrant families

Selected publications and presentations

  • Yaman, A. (2004). Parenting practices and the development of toddler behavior problems in Turkish immigrant families. Research proposal presented at the Mozaiek meeting NWO, Utrecht.
  • Yaman, A. (2002). The relation between externalizing problem behavior in young children, parenting and family characteristics (Master's Thesis). Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Last Modified: 31-01-2013