Sukriye Acar

Clinical Psychology

Year of study: 2

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School of Health in Social Science
Doorway 6, Old Medical Building

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I started my PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Edinburgh after completing my MSc in Clinical Psychology at Hacettepe University, Turkey. My PhD is funded by the Study Abroad Program of the Ministry of National Education of Turkey.


BA, Psychology, Hacettepe University (2018)

MSc, Clinical Psychology, Hacettepe University (2022)


Postgraduate teaching

Tutor - Developmental Psychology and Developmental Psychopathology  (MSc Psychology of Mental Health - Conversion)

Tutor - Evidence Based Psychological Interventions  (MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches )

Tutor - Individual differences in mental health  (MSc Psychology of Mental Health - Conversion)

Research summary

I am currently working on how OCD is associated with eating disorders, focusing on symptom-specific relationships.

Affiliated research centres

Papers delivered

Annual Scientific Meeting of the NRS Mental Health Network (30th October 2023) University of Strathclyde, Glasgow - Poster presentation on the ‘How are subtypes of obsessive-compulsive symptoms associated with eating disorders and behaviours? A systematic review’